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Corporate Wellness

Empowering Employees by Investing in Human Capital

Mark T. Bertolini | Posted 05.08.2015 | Business
Mark T. Bertolini

Top talent -- at all levels -- remains the scarcest resource in corporate America. Over the next 10 years, we will see leaders invest far more thought and effort into developing their human capital.

The Secret to Successful Wellness Programs

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Krista Yoder Latortue

While studies continue to emerge regarding best practices for employee engagement, one thing is clear; Prevention is effective and has become the nucleus of wellness programs. But how do we ensure the prevention programs we are putting into place will work?

Healthy Ways Successful People Stay Energized During the Workday

Lauren Coles | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

I've interviewed a dynamic group of people in diverse careers with one thing in common: They've found healthy ways to stay energized for the work day. Read these helpful tips below, and find at least one easy way to energize for your work day!

Kate Bratskeir

An Exclusive Look Inside Facebook's Magnificent New York Cafeteria

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.01.2015 | Taste

This is no corporate break room. It's like a fantasy, but it's real.

Beware: 'Wellness' May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Judith Feder | Posted 05.11.2015 | Business
Judith Feder

For years employers have offered worksite wellness programs, ranging from newsletters or gym memberships to high stakes incentive programs that change your insurance premiums by thousands of dollars if you lose weight, reduce your blood pressure or blood sugar levels, quit smoking or achieve some other health outcome.

Part Two: Engaged Employees: Your Company's No. 1 Competitive Advantage

Chris Boyce | Posted 02.22.2015 | Business
Chris Boyce

Research on employee engagement and productivity continues to return to the basic health of each employee as an indicator for how engaged they could be on the job. In this part we are going to take it a step further and look at how to find and hire the right people, and how to help them succeed.

3 Ways to Bring Yoga Into Your Busy Office

Lauren Coles | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Don't be intimidated to bring yoga into your office because of factors like a large staff, small space, or multiple offices. Try these solutions, and get started on your office yoga adventure!

Your Company's Biometric Data Is In... Now What? How Corporate Wellness Programs Pay for Themselves

Jeff Hyman | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

They already know that their wellness programs are paying dividends that will only get better over time. It's time for all companies large and small to make the investment, as it's one of the best things you can do for your company and for your employees.

Easy Mantra Practice to Help Achieve Your Goals

Lauren Coles | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

There are thousands of mantras out there. What do you want in your life right now? A new job? Love? Motivation? Choose a mantra and put those desires out in the universe. You'll be pleasantly surprised with the results!

3 Paradigm Shifts to a Better Life

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Sure, we'll never have enough time for everything we need to do, so stop thinking that way. Start making your list of things you want to do, and somehow the day will feel just about right.

The Message That Every CEO Needs to Hear

Glenn Riseley | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Glenn Riseley

As a CEO, you cast a commanding shadow that can shape your entire organization, and creating a culture of health is a public declaration of your commitment to your organization's future.

5 Easy Moves To Increase Energy And Focus At Work

Nora Tobin | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

A few minutes of movement can work wonders for your body and mind. You do not have to change into your gym clothes and sweat it out. You don't even have to lay on a mat.

The 5 Best Places To Do Yoga In Your Office

Lauren Coles | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Don't assume there isn't enough space in your office for a regular yoga or meditation practice.

The Bottom Line Impact of Wellbeing in the Workplace

Alex Pirouz | Posted 10.26.2014 | Business
Alex Pirouz

Work practices, culture, well-being programs and relationships within workplaces are key determinants, not only of whether people feel valued and supported in their work roles, but also of individual health.

One Minute Meditation Challenge

Lauren Coles | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Want to change your life one minute at a time? Try the One Minute Meditation Challenge. Do this for one day, while you are working. Are you game?

Stuck at Your Desk All Day? You Can Still Fit in Some Yoga!

Lauren Coles | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

If you have your own private office, or access to a private space in the office, try lying on your back on the ground with your legs up the wall. Doing this pose saved me in times of stress during my career as a public school teacher.

How 1 Woman Single-Handedly Convinced Intel To Let Its Workers Meditate On The Job

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business

When Lindsay Van Driel looked around at her colleagues over four years ago at Intel's office in Hillsboro, Oregon, she saw a group of stressed, tired ...

The One Work Problem That Plagues Us All -- And Some Clever Ways To Fix It

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

I am a living, breathing victim of productivity traps. I'm scrolling through Tweetdeck, looking at really boring baby shower photos on Facebook and te...

7 Simple Tweaks To Boost Your Happiness At Work

Liz Wilkes | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Liz Wilkes

Stop being a passive victim of your workspace! Here are some simple tips for making your desk a sanctuary of calm, productivity and happiness.

Ready, Set, Live

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

You can step out of your comfort zone and strive for a life of joy and passion. Don't miss your chance.

Body Parts and Skin in the Game

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Those of us hoping for health need our kids as much as they need us. In unity there is strength, after all. A family that eats well together has no junk food in the house in the first place.

Change My Life in 60 Seconds -- Are You Nuts?

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

Co-authored by Millie Grenough and Karin Joy Whitley Maybe it's a phone call, an accident, or an unexpected diagnosis that stops us in our tracks. ...

ROI: The Function of Free Oatmeal in the Corporate Wellness Wars

Alison Acerra, MS, RD | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Alison Acerra, MS, RD

I am more convinced than ever that the most important wellness solution is still missing from the larger conversation: the role of the onsite corporate café in healthy outcomes.

Sue Parks: Learn to Leave Your Phone in the Other Room So You Can Both Recharge

Sue Parks | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Sue Parks

Sleep should be sleep. Unless you are on call to save lives, save your own. Get eight hours of rest. Recharge yourself while your smart phone does the same -- in another room.

Catherine Pearson

Is Running A 5K As Important To Your Retirement As Your 401k?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business

One of the more vexing puzzles for American workers goes something like this: You're probably not going to be able to retire as soon as you'd hoped, a...