Looking for new information about employee wellness? HR.com releases a monthly Employee Benefits & Wellness Excellence Essentials magazine that features engaging content from companies and thought leaders in the employee benefits space. >> READ MORE
The lunch break. A time in the day where employees gather to chat about the latest craze, their kids or what they are doing on the weekend. It’s a time filled with great chatter and of course food. It’s very easy to fall into the trap of eating what’s available when in the office. >> READ MORE
Quality sleep can make all the difference when it comes to employee productivity in the office. In fact, overall on-the-job sleepiness costs employers about $100 billion in lost productivity. Unfortunately, sleep is often one of the first things to go when people feel pressed for time. People often overlook the potential long-term health consequences of insufficient sleep, and the impact that health problems can ultimately have on one’s time and productivity. >> READ MORE
Gratitude can help any workplace function more smoothly. In fact, gratitude at work has been shown to increase happiness, satisfaction with life, resilience to stress and trust between employees.
If all of this is true, why does a recent study show that 60% of Americans report either never expressing gratitude at work, or only expressing gratitude maybe once every year? >> READ MORE
What makes someone a strong worksite wellness coordinator? There’s no one answer, in part because the industry is so diverse. But at their core, all strong wellness professionals have some key qualities in common.
As flu season quickly approaches, it’s important to consider your business’s role. There are a number of reasons why offering a flu shot clinic as part of your corporate wellness program makes bottom line sense. For starters, it can affect absenteeism. It can also impact your health care costs and keep your employees healthy. >> READ MORE
Preparing your office for flu season is essential in maintaining a healthy workforce throughout the fall. It’s estimated that 5-20% of the population gets the flu every year, leading to 111 million workdays lost to influenza. Take a stand and take back your office productivity this fall by being proactive about flu protection. >> READ MORE
The SnackNation blog recently featured a list of the top 40 corporate wellness companies who make it easy for employees to live healthier lifestyles. As a national provider of tailored corporate health and wellness services, TotalWellness is proud to be a part of this list!
Every business is looking for ways to lower expenses and stretch every dollar farther. Investing in a wellness program can be a strategic investment and can set you apart from competitors. It’s simple. When employees feel cared for at work, they’ll be more engaged, more productive and more willing to stay with your company. >> READ MORE
Sitting all day increases your employees’ risk for obesity and puts them at risk for back pain, poor posture, leg cramps, tense muscles and sheer boredom. But there are exercises employees can do right at their desk to help improve flexibility and strength with nothing but a few minutes and a desk chair. >> READ MORE