Healthy living and doing the activities you love

What is Employee Engagement and Why is it Important?

Engagement Employee engagement is the connection between the staff and the organization. When employees feel passionate about their jobs and are committed to the company, they are engaged. It is based on mutual feelings of trust, respect, communication, and commitment. Moreover, an engaged individual takes ownership and uses words like “we” and “our”. Employees that …

Get Connected with Your Community!

Getting Connected by doing Activities New to the area or maybe you just want to meet new people and get connected to the community. The truth is that engaging in activities in your area is the easiest and most enjoyable way to do just that. When you focus on activities that interest you, you’re sure …

Make Exercise Fun and Reap the Benefits

Fun Exercise has Greater Benefits We all know about the health benefits of exercise, but did you know that if exercise is fun, the greater the benefits? It’s true! Just think about it. If you don’t like exercise and view it as a chore, then there’s a very good chance that you’re not going to …

Effective Wellness Program

What Makes an Effective Wellness Program? A wellness program is a benefit to both the employee and the employer.  But what makes an effective Workplace Wellness Program for both the business and for the individual? Many factors go into a successful program. The best workplace programs are those that focus on the need to change …

Increase Health and Happiness

Health and Happiness What if I told you, you can increase your health and happiness? Would you do it? If it was simple. Had no negative side effects. Additionally, didn’t cost you anything. There are simple things we can do to increase our happiness. Consequently, have a positive impact on our health and wellness.   …

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity and Inclusion No doubt, you’ve heard the words Diversity and Inclusion a lot lately. And for good reason! Diversity and inclusion are essential for a healthy working environment and a better world. In this article, we’re going to discuss them. How they interact. And why they don’t always go together. Like with any buzz …

Real Life Activities Benefit the Workplace

Real Life Activities More than ever before, businesses are getting their employees out of the office to interact in real life activities. The reasoning and research behind this are pretty solid. We spend too much time with electronic social interaction. Therefore, not enough time in the real world! Amazingly real life activities stimulate the brain, …

Office Space…Is It Killing You?

Office Space “Didn’t you get the memo?” Your office space could be detrimental to your health, seriously.  And it isn’t just spending eight hours a day. It is being confined in a building with fluorescent light, mercurial temperature, uncomfortable chairs and “office politics” that you have to carefully maneuver like a minefield.  But there are …

What Employees Want from their Workplace

What Employees Want Today, more than ever, employee retention is a must if you’re going to get the most out of your business. With so many opportunities out there, it’s easy to lose top employees when you don’t take the time to value them, respect them, and give them the benefits that they need. In …

Is Diversity Good for Business?

Diverse Workplace While workplace diversity may sound like the latest buzzword, it should be a major goal for every company as it can boost their reputation as well as their productivity. A diverse workforce can immediately introduce a number of benefits to businesses, promoting a number of high-level goals. A diverse workplace boasts people of …

Benefits of Sports – Beyond the Physical

Social and Mental Health Benefits of Sport We all know that the benefits of playing sports at any age are wonderful for physical fitness, but did you also know that playing sports can benefit many aspects of your life? It’s true! Consider what you stand to gain from learning about teamwork, following the rules and …

Is There a Difference Between Health and Wellness?

Health and Wellness You have heard the terms used a lot lately, and now you need to know is there a difference between health and wellness?  The easy answer is yes.  While the terms are often used interchangeably, they are not the same.  You can be healthy and not be well, but can you be …