Employee Wellness Blog

Using Intrinsic Motivation for Long-Term Results in Your Wellness Program

Posted by Becky Squiers on Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Long-term results should be the ultimate goal of your employee wellness program. What’s the point of investing in your employees’ health habits unless those habits are around for the long haul?!

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10 Ways to Prepare Your Office for Flu Season

Posted by Becky Squiers on Thu, Aug 27, 2015

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. Check out our webinar recording to learn ten actionable tips that can help you get started.

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7 Reasons Employee Wellness Programs Fail

Posted by Becky Squiers on Mon, Aug 24, 2015

If you’re at all like us, you don’t want your wellness program to be a flop. You put time, money and energy into your employees’ health, so why not strive for success?!

Here are a few common reasons that wellness programs can fail.

HINT: Avoid doing these in your employee wellness program!

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Maintaining a Worksite Community Garden All Summer Long

Posted by Becky Squiers on Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Hopefully you’ve been following along with our garden project this summer. If not, that’s okay. It’s not too late to catch up!

We just want to remind you of the awesome fact that:

You can build a community garden at your workplace!

It might sound daunting, but it’s totally possible. We have the tips and instructions you need to get started in our workplace garden toolkit.

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3 TED Talks Every Wellness Coordinator Needs to See

Posted by Becky Squiers on Mon, Aug 17, 2015

TED-1If you haven’t experienced the magic of TED talks, you’re really missing out. There's no better way to start your day than with a cup of coffee and an inspiring TED talk. TED — which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design — features "ideas worth spreading." The speaker series launched in 1984, and there are now more than 2,000 TED talks available. The talks are done all over the world by great minds with innovative ideas.

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15 Tips to Get Quality Sleep Tonight

Posted by Becky Squiers on Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Quality sleep can make all the difference when it comes to productivity in the office. In fact, overall on-the-job sleepiness costs employers about $100 billion in lost productivity.

It’s time to take that productivity back. Use these tips to get better sleep yourself, and share the tips with your employees to beat office exhaustion.

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Living a Wholly Healthy Lifestyle

Posted by Becky Squiers on Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Hopefully you’ve heard by now that we believe everyone is healthy. Yes, everyone. All of you and all of your employees have some healthy habits in your lives.

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What is a Biometric Screening (and how are TotalWellness’ different)

Posted by Becky Squiers on Thu, Aug 06, 2015

We talk about biometric screenings all the time, but we know it can get confusing—especially when big words like ‘biometric’ are involved.

What is a biometric screening?

To make it a bit more simple, a biometric screening is essentially a quick health exam. It’s used to offer insight into your employees' overall health. 

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7 Things Great Wellness Professionals Do Every Day

Posted by Becky Squiers on Mon, Aug 03, 2015

If you’re the wellness coordinator at your company, you know how difficult the job can be. There are a variety of things to focus on from preparation to evaluation and everything in between.

Doing these seven things every day will help you manage the crazy tasks thrown at you as a wellness coordinator. 

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Why Do We Choose Positivity For Our Biometric Screenings?

Posted by Becky Squiers on Thu, Jul 30, 2015

We strive for positivity in all of our health and wellness events. We want to give your employees an experience that’s inspiring, memorable and not at all scary.

There are a few main reasons we outright focus on positivity at our events.

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