Wellness; Do You Mind?

December 3, 2017

Do you worry or stress about your wellness programming? Planning for roll out, building participation and designing outcome measurements can be stressful. What if you didn’t worry about past program setbacks or future biometric measurement reports and just focused on the present moment? Stop, breathe, let go. What is happening right now in your wellness…

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Paint Your Wellness Program Green

November 12, 2017

There is a relationship between a healthy ecosystem and healthy people. Wellness is a multidimensional process that creates awareness of, and helps people make choices to put them on the path to optimal living. Environmental wellness is one of the dimensions of well-being that can be an integral part of your worksite wellness program. Environmental…

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Worksite Wellness 101 for Benefit Brokers – Download FREE Wellness Guide

October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017 Learn how your benefits brokerage firm can get started helping clients with worksite wellness. Talk the talk and learn the pro’s and con’s of in-house wellness staff or working with a wellness vendor. If you’re in the health insurance business, you know that worksite wellness is a trend that’s here to stay. If…

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A Healthy Self-Perspective

October 1, 2017

When you look in the mirror are your thoughts for yourself kind, or are they full of criticism? Do you see extra weight and tired eyes, or are you admiring how much your posture has improved? Many workplace wellness programs are focusing on what behavior and lifestyle risks employees can change or improve. A new…

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Forget Trying to “Engage” Millennials

August 2, 2017

One of the most in vogue topics is how to engage millennials. Businesses wants to attract and retain this generation and entice them to become and stay productive. Workplace wellness programs aim to appeal to millennials so they will participate in wellness programs, use their apps and visit their wellness portals. The millennial generation does…

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Wellbeing Content To Shift Perspective

July 5, 2017

Google the word health and there is no limit to the number of hits for articles, topics and information. So, the question becomes, with all this health and wellness content available, why don’t we see more behavior change? Despite all the “5 a Day Campaigns” and health information readily available, according to the World Health…

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The Safety Wellness Connection

June 7, 2017

Wellness and Safety Departments have an abundance of shared goals, but are only now starting to bridge the gap to support each others initiatives. Injuries and illnesses impact workers, their families and the productivity and bottom line of the organizations they work for. So why don’t employee wellness and safety programs go hand-in-hand in most…

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2018 Health and Wellness Calendar

April 24, 2017

Health and wellness programs struggle with how to promote well-being and engage employees in wellness. There are simple strategies to get and keep employees inspired, but none as powerful as communication. Email is the main mode of delivering messages in organizations and has led to email overload.  A health and wellness calendar can be your most…

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Wellness Technology

Wellness Technology; Tools or Miracles? Technology has taken center stage for wellness in recent years. Devices can track individual’s physical activity, websites can reward healthy behaviors and messages can be filtered with push notifications based on health risk or demographics. So, as technology and tools get “smarter” why aren’t people getting healthier? While technology can…

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Who Cares About Wellness?

April 1, 2017

Workplace wellness is full of rewards, reimbursements, discounts and other incentives, but what’s really the point? Employers want their workers healthier so they are productive and to keep health care costs down. Health plans want to reduce claims, but what do employees want? Not long ago, I met a young lady on the beach. We…

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