Tag: Wellness Strategies

Mindfulness as a tool in the modern-day workplace

Posted: January 30, 2020

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The workplace can have a huge impact on employees’ lives. We spend a lot of time there, important social interactions take place there, and work often figures into our psychological profiles (identity, self-confidence, self-efficacy, etc.). Therefore, when there is an imbalance – between job demands and an employee’s mental and physical resources – chronic stress [...] Read Post

It’s a New Year: Consider Turning over a New Leaf with Healthier Employees

Posted: January 30, 2020

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Worker safety and health absolutely affect your bottom line What employer doesn’t want to shore up their workforce? Many studies have shown that encouraging employee health and taking steps toward a healthy workplace culture will reap benefits for employees and employers alike. Here are some examples: A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition [...] Read Post

Reduce Employee Absences by Preventing Spread of Flu

Posted: September 24, 2019

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As we head into October, we are reminded that flu season is straight ahead. The good news is, it’s becoming easier to get vaccinated against various strains of influenza. Hospitals and pharmacies are stepping up and offering clinics and even drive-through centers in some cases. Employers, too, can play a role to help their employees [...] Read Post

Health-conscious Employers are Opting for Onsite Wellness Services

Posted: September 18, 2019

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On Monday, Derrick arrived at work knowing he would be able to take part in onsite wellness services; specifically, a biometric health screening being provided by an outside wellness provider. The company had been communicating this to employees, and they had time to prepare. Derrick had his BMI and body fat %, blood pressure, cholesterol, [...] Read Post

In Honor of Suicide Prevention Month, Start Talking about it

Posted: September 6, 2019

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide has increased 33 percent since 1999 and is rising especially fast among women and young people. Researchers at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention speculate that “a period of increased stress combined with a lack of a sense of security” may be behind the trend. [...] Read Post
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