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World Yoga Day: Add Yoga to Your Workplace Wellness Program

World Yoga Day will take place this Sunday, February 21, marking an excellent time to learn about the many benefits of practising yoga and to make room for it in your company’s workplace wellness program. No matter your level of fitness or flexibility, yoga is an activity that anyone can practice. The benefits of yoga […]

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How to Get Remote Employees Engaged in Your Workplace Wellness Program

Working remotely is a trend that has taken off in the past few decades. With the convenience of the Internet for communication and getting work done from practically anywhere, many companies hire remote employees, whether they are full-time, part-time, or freelance. While this trend has many advantages, it can come with its problems as well. […]

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How to Help Employees Maintain a Healthy Weight at Desk Jobs

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We have written about the drawbacks of a mostly sedentary life before. As an employer, helping your employees be more active is in your best interest, as sedentarism leads to several health risks that can ultimately cost you. Staying active is essential for maintaining a healthy weight, which also lowers health risks. Here are some […]

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Wellness for the Holidays

The holiday season is filled with family time and fun, but also stress and unhealthy habits. Help your workplace stay healthy through the holidays with these wellness tips: Encourage Healthy Habits It’s hard to eat healthy during the holidays, but it’s not impossible. Countering holiday treats with healthy snacks helps to balance out your diet. Rather […]

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What Do You Do to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Your Workplace Wellness Program?

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Last month, we shared details on when and how you might want to evaluate your workplace wellness program. Now, we have some data from a recent survey that shows what many employers actually examine when looking at their wellness initiatives for some insight into what performance indicators are best.

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Research Shows Workplace Wellness Programs can Cut Short-Term Disability Claims & Employee Absences

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More great news for fans of workplace wellness looking to prove that it really does have a valuable ROI: recent data is supporting just that, showing that an effective workplace wellness program can cut short-term disability claims and lower employee absenteeism. The catch? For programs to really be effective, top management needs to buy-in. Read up […]

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Finding the Energy to Get Through the Workday

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Do you find yourself yawning and 2 PM? Slogging your way through the morning meeting? Needing a nap when you finally get home? Finding the energy to make it through the workday can be difficult. Here are our tips for harnessing enough so you can get more done!

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Is it Time to Evaluate Your Workplace Wellness Program?

Workplace Wellness

Once a new and seemingly “trendy” benefit, workplace wellness programs have proved their longevity. Employees have grown to embrace and expect wellness initiatives, and more and more companies  are offering programs that improve employee health in order to stay competitive and improve their overall workforce. However, it’s important that your business doesn’t just adopt wellness initiatives and […]

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Forget Standing Desks – Here’s the New Future of Workplace Wellness

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For a while, standing desks have taken the forefront of workplace wellness equipment, seeming to be a logical way to get workers up on their feet. As we recently shared, both sitting for too long and standing for too long can be equally bad for your health, which puts the effectiveness of standing desks alone in question. […]

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Healthcare Workers not Taking Sick Days Despite Patient Risk

Many healthcare workers such as physicians and advanced practice clinicians (APC), registered nurse practitioners, physicians assistants and midwives reported to work while sick, fully realizing that their patients could be at risk according to a small JAMA Pediatrics survey conducted online.  Working While Sick for Patients to Be Well The survey found that while most people […]

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