Positivity can make all the difference in an employee's journey towards better health. A positive mindset has some obvious mental health benefits including decreased stress, improved relationships and a lower risk for depression and anxiety.
As a young professional, I've often faced the dilemma of whether "unplugging" is acceptable for me. Do I provide myself the freedom to stop answering emails once I've left the office, or am I becoming a slave to the pinging alerts of my email app?
These figures show that corporate wellness works. But it takes time to figure out what motivates employers and employees to fully embrace wellness goals and to commit to a long-term healthy lifestyle change. This means that corporate wellness programs are constantly evolving.
Employees with mental illness deserve a chance to prove they can continue contributing to their company and work in a stigma-free environment. It can be a burden for employers, but they have a duty to support the employee and keep their information confidential.
In a deep dark recess of the Federal Register, large corporations just quietly received permission to "play doctor" with their employees. They can now impose even more draconian and counterproductive wellness schemes on their workers than they already do.
For corporate wellness businesses and professionals across the country the real work starts now. Once the marketing campaigns have succeeded and the people have bought your message, the next great journey is delivering on your promises.
One way to alleviate stress and improve your mental health at work is to work from a clean and organized workspace. Eac...
On May 2, 2016, National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City (NAMI-NYC Metro) and Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH) co-sponsored thei...
Stress happens, and that's okay. Too much stress, though, and you're just asking for trouble. When you feel the work piling on and your anxiety start to rise, it's important to take a minute to do something about it.
If you're the wellness coordinator at your company, you know how difficult the job can be. There are a variety of things to focus on from preparation to evaluation and everything in between.
Check out these three breathing meditations that will help you to slow things down, increase your productivity and your ability to make rational decisions in high stress situations.
You see grit is the passion and perseverance for the pursuit of long-term goals. It's the ability to stick with working towards something for years, as you try to accomplish something that lights you up and gives you purpose. It's living life like it's a marathon, rather than a sprint.
Back in the late 1870s, when Thomas Edison was perfecting the lightbulb, a quiet revolution stirred in the workplace. The movement to take care of emp...
We must turn our attention to the growing body of research that shows integrated approaches to health and well-being are associated with better business outcomes and improved stock performance for investors.
Your employee wellness program probably has a lot of great things to offer. Sometimes your employees need a little direction when it comes to engaging...
Mindfulness is the state of being aware of the present moment, observing with detachment our thoughts, feelings and whatever is happening around us without judgement.