3 min read

Addressing Financial Stress In The Workplace

By Nicole Fallowfield on May 11, 2016 6:30:00 AM

How am I going to pay off my student loans? Can I afford my increased health insurance premiums? How can I save to send my children to college? Will I be able to save enough for retirement?

Are these questions on the minds of your employees? Most likely yes. Financial worries are a growing concern for many people.

But have you considered addressing financial stress as part of your workplace wellness efforts?

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
2 min read

Employee Engagement: Can Anyone Hear Me?

By Gibson on Apr 4, 2016 6:30:00 AM

With the constant evolution of human capital, it is imperative that employees, and leaders, are engaged at all levels. Have you enabled a culture that makes your team wake up in the morning and look forward to coming to work? Or are they simply collecting a paycheck? Talented employees can get a paycheck anywhere…everything an employer provides beyond a paycheck is what keeps them there.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
2 min read

The Future Of Organizational And Employee Wellbeing Is Here!

By Nicole Fallowfield on Mar 23, 2016 6:30:00 AM

There is no doubt that change and innovation are happening at a faster pace than ever before, in nearly all sectors of the economy. This is certainly true for workplace wellness. In fact, no one is even calling it “wellness” anymore—it’s wellbeing. Wellness is booming—it’s a billion dollar industry. With all of this investment, one might expect impressive results. But in reality, wellness in the workplace is at best, a break-even proposition.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
3 min read

Workplace Wellbeing: Got Sleep?

By Nicole Fallowfield on Mar 9, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Houston America, we have a problem - a sleep problem that is.

Technological advances in our society have not only made us more productive, they have pushed employers’ productivity goals to the brink of our own exhaustion. This technology urges us to track everything, become more task-oriented, and fill our schedules with events. So much so that in America, if you ask someone how they’re doing, there’s a good chance they’ll say, “Oh, you know, busy…” followed by a laundry list of reasons why they are. But why is this? In our current society, we tend to wear “busy” as a sort of badge of pride. This can often leave us feeling overwhelmed, yet accomplished. What does this mean for your employees?

Topics: Health Risk Management
2 min read

Workplace Wellness: Stop Telling Me What To Do

By Nicole Fallowfield on Feb 22, 2016 6:30:00 AM

It’s human nature to crave autonomy. Parents of toddlers will readily attest to this fact—their little ones want to do EVERYTHING by themselves and will defy their parents’ requests. Because they can! This need to be self-sufficient is innate. No one, no matter their age, likes to be told what to do. When was the last time someone told you to do something and you were happy about it?

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
4 min read

3 Ways To Improve Physical Wellbeing In The Workplace

By Nicole Fallowfield on Feb 10, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Traditional workplace wellness has focused primarily on the physical aspects - through on-site screenings, health risk appraisal questionnaires, and perhaps some health coaching and education. But physical wellbeing is more than that.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
1 min read

Resolve To Be A Healthier You

By Nicole Fallowfield on Jan 6, 2016 6:30:00 AM

The new year has arrived and with it our good intentions. We resolve to lose weight, quit smoking, get organized, go to the gym, you know the drill. Unfortunately, by the time February rolls around, the resolutions are a distant memory and feelings of failure begin to set in. Sound familiar?

Topics: Health Risk Management Personal Insurance & Risk Management
3 min read

The Power Of Community Wellbeing

By Nicole Fallowfield on Dec 16, 2015 6:30:00 AM

“Community is much more than belonging to something; it’s about doing something together that makes belonging matter.” Brian Solis, speaker, author, and digital marketing analyst

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management

The Five Elements Of Thanksgiving Wellbeing

By Nicole Fallowfield on Nov 25, 2015 6:30:00 AM

Thanksgiving is a time of family, friends, and gratitude. As you head into the holiday weekend, keep these five elements in mind to maximize your Thanksgiving wellbeing!

Topics: Health Risk Management
2 min read

5 Simple Holiday Food Swaps

By Nicole Fallowfield on Nov 23, 2015 6:30:00 AM

The holiday season can be stressful for the cooks in your family!

With many food allergy requests these days, the hosts can find themselves in an unexpected challenge. Whether you are trying to appease everyone or cut some calories, here are some ways to make your Thanksgiving dinner and holiday gatherings a little bit healthier.

 

Topics: Health Risk Management