Category: Workplace Wellness

Diabetes and Your Work

Diabetes and work aren’t really a match made in heaven. In many different career areas, it can be extremely difficult to manage your food, medicines, getting enough rest, monitoring blood sugar, exercising enough, and getting all of your work done. Not to mention stress, unkind bosses, and juggling your social or family life.

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Recognizing the Signs of Diabetes

While the onset of type 1 diabetes is often accompanied by obvious symptoms, people with type 2 diabetes often exhibit milder symptoms. It’s crucial for people to get treatment for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, which makes recognizing symptoms imperative. First, it’s helpful to know the difference between type 1 and type 2 […]

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Creating A Wellness Culture in the Workplace

The workplace has a significant impact on employee health. When wellness is emphasized, they feel better about their employer and themselves. This means that the workplace also benefits when a culture of wellness is promoted. Workers tend to be more productive and have fewer absences when their health is improved. Clearly, it’s in the best […]

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Simplifying Workplace Wellness for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

Workplace wellness programs are more commonly seen in larger companies. The reasons for this are many. However, startups and smaller companies are finding that one of the best ways to attract and retain great employees is with a workplace wellness program. How can small business wellness initiatives get started? The Argument for Workplace Wellness Programs […]

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Why Your Workplace Wellness Program isn’t Working

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Is your employee fitness and workplace wellness program broken? A new study suggests that without employer leadership, your workplace wellness program probably isn’t improving employee health or the company’s bottom line. So what’s the problem, and how can employer leadership make such a huge difference in employee health?

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Bullying in the Workplace

You may be out of the playground but that doesn’t mean you’re safe from bullying. Bullying is a systematic problem and can lead to destructive health consequences. There is not much awareness for the issue so recognizing when you or a fellow employee are being bullied and seeking help is essential to a safe work […]

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Minimize Stress in the Workplace with a Wellness Program

With stress being a major risk factor for developing heart disease and other illnesses, finding new ways to help employees relax should be one of the major goals of workplace wellness programs. That’s especially true since most people would probably name their job as a significant source of stress. If your company has an employee […]

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Including Cancer Education in Your Workplace Wellness Program

Medscape estimates that one in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Accordingly, workplace cancer education should form a major portion of any wellness program. There are several ways that a workplace wellness plan can incorporate cancer education.

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Celebrate National Self Improvement Month with These Tips

September is Self Improvement Month, and that makes this the ideal time to redouble your employee wellness efforts. Use these employee wellness tips to encourage your team to participate in Self Improvement Month so they can become even better versions of themselves.

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