Month: September 2022

How to Prepare for the Upcoming Cold and Flu Season

Cold and Flu Season 2022-2023 While this time of year is filled with excitement from going back to school, getting back into sports and enjoying the cooler weather, unfortunately fall is also when cases of the cold and flu begin to pick up. Natasha Bhuyan, MD, an infectious disease specialist and family physician, states that …

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5 of the Biggest Wellness Program Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Offering a Wellness Program When done correctly, wellness programs go so much further than just promoting physical health. They nurture the vibrancy and growth of individuals within your organization and support them in all seven areas of well-being; mental, physical, social, financial, spiritual, environmental, and occupational. Well executed wellness programs also provide numerous benefits for …

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Eating with the Seasons: Fall Superfoods

Eating with the Seasons Happy first official day of fall! It is a common misconception that eating healthy and getting all the necessary nutrients during the fall and winter is more difficult. In reality, eating with the seasons has numerous health benefits! Studies show that produce grown during their natural seasons are not only fresher, …

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Why You Need an Employee Needs and Interest Survey

What is an Employee Needs and Interest Survey and Why is it Important? An employee needs and interest survey is a short and direct survey used to determine the needs, interests, attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs of employees within your organization. Essentially, these surveys help guide your wellness efforts. When creating a wellness program, conducting an employee needs …

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It is Time to Fully Infuse Well-Being into the Workplace

Employee Well-Being Insights Employee well-being goes far beyond physical health. It’s about nurturing the vibrancy and growth of individuals within your organization and supporting them in all seven areas of well-being; mental, physical, social, financial, spiritual, environmental, and occupational. While workplace well-being was gaining organizational traction even before the COVID-19 pandemic, it is now a …

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Why Wellness Champions and Wellness Committees are Essential

Wellness Champions and Wellness Committees You may have heard of the terms wellness champions and wellness committees, but often times the definition of each is misunderstood or they get confused for one another. Before we go into why each are important, let’s discuss their primary roles. Wellness Champions: Wellness champions are individuals that are passionate …

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Essential Oils: Are They Beneficial for Our Health?

What are Essential Oils? Essential oils are continuing to grow in popularity thanks to many claimed health benefits. Today, we are going to cover whether these health benefits are true or not, but let’s first start with what they actually are. Essential oils are concentrated plant extracts, made by steaming or pressing various parts of …

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