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How to Effectively Give Feedback to Remote Workers

Positive, Effective Feedback Feedback and constructive criticism are necessary components for managing workflow, employee growth as well as employee satisfaction. However, with the rapid transition to remote work, this component was either put on the back burner or gone about incorrectly. Considering the fact that this was the first introduction to remote work for many …

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Participating in American Heart Month is Especially Important this Year

American Heart Month February is American Heart Month. The purpose of this observance is to raise awareness about heart disease and help motivate Americans to adopt healthy lifestyles to prevent it! Heart disease is the leading cause of death, with roughly 1 in 4 deaths each year being caused by heart disease. As stated by NHLBI, this year …

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The Truth about Remote Work and Employee Wellbeing

The New Normal With the new, highly contagious COVID-19 variant and an unknown estimate of when we will reach herd immunity, remote work may just officially be the new normal. While it is the safest option for employees, many employers are wondering just how much it impacts employee wellbeing. Well, as WELCOA explains, it certainly …

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The Importance of Positive, Compassionate Self-Talk

Negative Self-Talk In a recent Harvard Business Review Article, author Alice Boyes states that we often talk to ourselves more harshly than we would ever find acceptable to speak to someone else. We demand perfection from ourselves and raise our standards even higher in response to any feelings of doubt, anxiety or frustration. We often …

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Forgiveness is Important for Your Health and Wellbeing

Unresolved Conflicts According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, unresolved conflict can go deeper than you may realize, it can even affect your physical health. Karen Swartz, M.D., director of the Mood Disorders Adult Consultation Clinic at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, explains that being hurt and disappointed carries an enormous physical burden. It can lead to numerous changes …

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Why You Should Consider Including Family Members in Your Wellness Program

Including Spouses and Family Members If you don’t include spouses and families in your wellness program, you’re not alone. Many organizations’ first thought is that it seems unnecessary, costly, or even like a distraction to include spouses and families in certain work-related benefits and initiatives. However, we encourage you to ask yourself, why exactly doesn’t …

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This Year’s Focus Will Be on Resilience

A Focus on Resilience As we look forward into 2021, it is clear that all organizations need to collectively invest in wellness strategies to help our employees avoid burning out. That is why WELCOA announced their focus in 2021 will be resilience. According to Positive Psychology, resilient employees aim for success and help others strive for …

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