Category: Workplace Wellness

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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5 Rules of Engagement: Engaging Millennials in Wellness

When it comes to fostering employee fitness, motivation is key. If millennials aren’t as engaged in your wellness program as others, then you’re not alone. Use these five rules to engage younger workers in employee fitness. 1. Authenticity Millennials are suspicious of marketing ploys and pre-packaged goals. They’d rather see images that genuinely represent them […]

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Why You Should Encourage Employees to Soak Up the Summer 

Encourage Employees to Soak Up the Summer

The work culture in America appears to place a premium on the employee who comes in early, goes home late and doesn’t vacation. However, studies suggest that this employee isn’t so much a candidate for a promotion as they are for a heart attack. The bottom line is that taking vacation time is vital not […]

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Improving Employee Health: Insights from Wellness in the Workplace Study 

Workplace Wellness

Health services company Optum recently published findings from their Seventh Annual Wellness in the Workplace Study. Results showed that while approximately 60% of employers are interested in creating a workplace that promotes healthy living, only about 20% have established workplace wellness programs. This study demonstrates that more employers need to take concrete steps toward developing […]

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Why Your Beige Walls Could be Hurting Your Employees’ Health

Beige Walls

The environment your employees work in plays a huge role in how productive they are and how good they feel. The temperature, lighting and the color of the walls This doesn’t just include the psychological environment; it also refers to the physical setting. The temperature, lighting and the color of the walls affect employee mood […]

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How to Encourage Employee Health When Traveling

Businessman on plane

Employee wellness is at the top of the list of priorities while travelling. A change in environment can cause the immune system to weaken for many men and women. That’s why it’s important to emphasize good health practices with your employees before they travel for business.

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Women: Know the Health Risks of Long Working Hours

Women's Health Risks

The downsides to working late are very obvious to many people: less time spent relaxing with friends and family, less time spent on hobbies or enjoyable activities, less time focusing on mental health and stress-relief, and less time for sleeping, exercising, and eating well, all of which are essential for maintaining health. But now there’s evidence […]

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The Benefits of a Biometric Screening for Employers

The benefits of biometric screening in the workplace are numerous. This is especially true if you have a corporate wellness program already in place. As an employer, you aren’t able to access the specific health data of your workforce due to privacy laws, but you can see an overview of  your entire company’s health. You’ll […]

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How Well Does Your Workplace Wellness Program Address Key Men’s Health Issues?

Men's Health

When it comes to men’s health issues, how well does your workplace wellness program fare? Does it address cardiovascular disease? What about lung cancer? These are men’s health issues that can pose a serious risk to the males in your workforce. If you do a good job of creating a proactive workplace wellness program, you might […]

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Why Include a Blood Drive in Your Workplace Wellness Program?

Why Include a Blood Drive

Most people think of workplace wellness, health fairs, health risk assessments, biometric screenings, and the like come to mind. It’s true that wellness programs are designed to make your employees healthier. But they can also include components that benefit the health of your community at large. One such component? A blood drive! If you’re wondering […]

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