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Employees fail in wellness because they are not engaged, and not excited. Learn how to correct these problems in this article.

Why Employees Fail in Wellness

by Raphael Calzadilla - in Others

Sometimes it takes a pair of fresh eyes with a different perspective to see what’s working and what’s not in a corporate wellness program. HR Directors work feverishly hard to bring in the best possible wellness programs to their employees, but they can…

Mindfulness techniques are shown to help employee productivity.

Mindfulness in the Workplace: Where Peacefulness and Productivity Intersect

Erica Rayner-Horn - in Case Study, Others

Stress in today’s workplace is endemic and ever increasing. Why is this? We live in a culture where multi-tasking, distraction and overwhelm are the norm. We are bombarded with soundbites, Facebook posts, email and text messages. The workplace has become…

A woman sleeping peacefully.

Sleep Well

Brandon Walker - in Column

It’s 3 pm, and there a giant pile of work on your desk, but you can’t think clearly enough to tackle it. Your eyes are getting heavy, your thoughts are jumbled and your keyboard is suddenly looking like a nice place to rest your head. You are fading fast.…

A woman journaling, or a mental dump, for mental health

Mentally Dump for Mental Health

June Saruwatari - in Focused

The nagging thoughts of all the tasks that have to be done like the emails screaming for attention, the speech points you must prepare for the next company meeting, the lunch with that all-important client, the missing button on your new shirt, the mee

Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini

Forget ROI: Aetna CEO’s Perspective on Wellness & Functionality

Mark Bertolini was no ordinary patient. After  breaking  his neck in five places during a ski accident in 2004, the chairman, chief executive officer and president at Aetna turned his back on conventional painkillers for combating his partial paralysis.…

A checkup for financial wellness

Why Employers Should Pay Attention to the Financial Wellness of their Employees

Josh Verne - in Economics

Financial stress could be an invisible shackle hampering the productivity of your employees. Stacks of research clearly show that happy, stress-free employees are the most productive. It is in an employer’s best interest to cultivate a positive workplace…

Communication is what makes wellness initiatives fit together.

Effective Communication with Employee Interaction

Kerry Elam - in Selling & Marketing

Let’s start this discussion with a few questions. When do you listen to what others have to say? At what point do you disengage your attention? What type of communication is most effective and captivates you to wanting to know every detail? We live in a…

Business people lining up behind a leader

Follow the Leader

Karen L. Andalman - in Focused

Follow the Leader In the quest for creating a culture of wellness in the workplace, it is imperative that senior level management take the lead. From an early age, we are conditioned to follow the positive examples set by our parents, older siblings and teachers.…

Using a medicine ball as a chair to engage the core, part of a culture of health.

4 Tips to Improve Company Health Culture

Sean Gallivan - in Worksite Wellness

Healthcare is a $2.8 trillion a year industry in the United States, which is the highest spend per country in the world, but the U.S. is by no means the healthiest. In order to create a healthier nation and put those dollars to making a difference in society,…

A stressed out employee

Stress – A Crucial Reason for Small Business to Implement a Health and Wellness Program

Elana Magen - in Worksite Wellness

What is something small, medium, large businesses and every single human being on this earth have in common, and need to be aware of and concerned about?  Stress! We all experience it because it’s normal; we’re human.  Some stress is actually good because…

Business people meditating on their desks

Finding the Benefits of Meditation for Resilience

Martian Boroson - in Others

Not long ago, the thought of bringing meditation into a corporate environment would have seemed ridiculous. But these days, meditation has gone mainstream. Given the high costs of stress, and the proven benefits of meditation for stress reduction, there is…

A fitness instructor teaching a class

Wellness Coaching Positively Impacts Corporate Culture

Karen L. Andalman - in Others

Employers know wellness coaching is a leading solution for cost savings and risk reduction. Not only can it affect long-term gains for the employer, but also it can create a resource for employees and spouses to learn strategies for changing lifestyle behaviors-further…