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News and insights promoting mental and physical wellness.

Powerful Employee Retention Strategies to Implement Today

Employee Retention Techniques Today – Why do employees leave? According to the 2018 Retention Report: Truth and Trends in Turnover, one in four employees will leave their jobs  this year to go work for another company; However, more than 77% of employees who quit could have been retained by employers.  The three top specific reasons …

Exciting and Engaging Team Building Activities for Work in 2020 

Importance of Team Building If you’re concerned about your company’s bottom line, you might be surprised to learn that employee engagement has an impact on your company’s financial health. While team bonding is vital to building meaningful relationships and combating feelings of isolation, the real bonus is that your business also reaps some of those same benefits! Have you …

How to Combat the Rise of Workplace Isolation

How Loneliness Affects Health We have all heard of and experienced bouts of loneliness, but did you realize loneliness can affect your health?  And do we really understand what loneliness is? There is a clinical definition of loneliness, and it is not necessarily about being alone. It is about the perception of being alone and …

Why is Employee Engagement So Important?

About Engagement Why is employee engagement so important? When employees feel passionate about their work and are committed to their company  their productivity and level of effort sharply increases.  On the contrary, disengaged employees will do the bare minimum at work and are more likely to increase employee turnover for your business.  When there are …

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 …

8 Tips for Creating an Effective Employee Wellness Program

How to Create an Effective Wellness Program? Many factors go into creating an effective employee wellness program. The best ones focus on promoting healthy behaviors and an over-complicated program will only decrease participation. So what makes an employee wellness program successful for both the company and the employees? Let’s explore the success factors! 1. Easy …

9 Ways to Live a Healthier and Happier Life

Health and Happiness What if I told you that you definitely can increase your health and happiness? Would you do it? Especially if it was simple to do, had no negative side effects and didn’t cost you anything? Yes! There are simple things we can do to increase our happiness which, consequently, will have a …

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace 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 …

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 …