BeneFIT Corporate Wellness Blog Archives

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What can we learn about worksite wellness from parenting?

Posted: December 25, 2015

What can we learn about worksite wellness from parenting? It’s likely that a majority of the employees at your company are parents. In 2013, the majority of parents with children under 18 were in the labor force – almost 70% of women and more than 90% of men. At work my title is Strategic Wellness [...] Read Post

Prevent Illness at Work; Live Like an Ant!

Posted: November 16, 2015

This cold and flu season, prevent illness by living more like an ANT. Yes, that is correct, I said “Ant.” No, this is not a typo; I do not want you to be more like your Aunt Sue, but rather more like the small insect that is most well-known for ruining your picnic.  The recent [...] Read Post

The Top 5 Mixed Messages Your Worksite Wellness Program is Likely Delivering

Posted: October 20, 2015

Companies start employee health and wellness programs with great intentions. So why aren’t programs always as successful as we would like? We don’t always know, but it’s undeniable that organizational mixed messages regarding health and wellness can contribute. This post describes the top 5 mixed messages your Worksite Wellness Program is likely delivering and what [...] Read Post

Fantasy Football is like Worksite Wellness

Posted: September 21, 2015

Can we talk Fantasy Football? While I do not claim to be an expert, I do know about worksite wellness. And, I think we can learn a few things about how Fantasy Football engages people in an activity where it feels good to play, even better to win, and to be part of a team—all [...] Read Post

Promote National Wear Red Day-Every Day

Posted: September 12, 2015

Fact or fiction: Heart disease kills more women each year than all forms of cancer combined. With stark statistics to back it up, it’s a fact. According to GoRedForWomen.org, while 1-in-31 American women die from breast cancer each year, heart disease claims 1-in-3. These statistics fuel the need for continued education on lowering the risks [...] Read Post