Holistic Approach to Health

November 8, 2018

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social wellbeing. Mental and emotional well-being are essential to overall health. So much so that social science and experimental research are beginning to suggest that initiatives that aim to promote physical wellbeing without including mental and social wellbeing may be doomed to failure. Research shows a link between…

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Employee Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)

October 15, 2018

When it comes to your employee population are there inequities regarding their potential for improved health?  As we continue to expand wellbeing programs to support a healthy workplace, as well as a home environment, it’s important to be aware of the social and physical environments in their communities that can impact good health. While taking…

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Wrapping Up Your Wellness Year

September 14, 2018

Summer is over and most wellness programs are wrapping up incentives for the year and gearing up for open enrollment. It’s easy to let wellness efforts drop off, but the transition from Fall to Winter is a critical time for individual wellbeing. Use this opportunity to: Reinforce the positive messages that continue to motivate health…

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WHY WELLNESS CALENDARS?

June 5, 2018

What makes a Wellness Calendar one of the most powerful methods of delivering well-being tips, influencing beliefs, shaping behaviors and leading to successful wellness programs all year long? Here’s a hint, it’s more than just pretty pictures and health information. Many wellness programs today focus heavily on health metrics people should aim for and behaviors they…

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Women and Workplace Wellness

May 10, 2018

Women As Health Care Decision Makers Research shows the critical role women play as the “Health Care Decision Makers” for their families and others they care for. Women are deciding which medicines to take, health treatments to follow and doctors to see, and how to live a healthy lifestyle. When we consider these findings, we…

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Mindful in May

Any wellness blogs in May are sure to reflect the wellness calendar of health observances and will not be short of health tip topics to choose from. May is the designated awareness month for arthritis, global employee health and fitness, healthy vision, skin cancer detection and prevention, mental health, asthma and allergy, osteoporosis, stroke, and…

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The Price of Not Preventing Disease

March 14, 2018

The right preventive care at every stage of life helps people stay healthy to live happy and productive lives that lower health care costs for everyone. Unfortunately, many people are still unaware of the access to free preventive care services available to them through their health plan. According to the CDC, American’s use preventive services…

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Feel Your Food

February 6, 2018

 The link between work/life stress and junk food is lined with buffets, fast food and carryout. It’s easy to recognize the feelings that can drive overeating, but often do you connect how you feel with what you ate?  People whose hunger and eating patterns are linked to their emotions can still use food to feel better…

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Exercise and Brain Health

January 23, 2018

FIT BRAIN Where did I leave my keys? What was it I needed from the store? Why did I come into this room? Do you want to become mentally stronger, sharper and faster? It’s these types of forgetful moments that can be easily chalked up to aging, being busy or stressed. Memory slips can be…

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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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