Employee Wellness Blog

29 Ways to Find Your Healthiest Life Balance

Posted by Seraine Page on Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Balance is defined as “an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.”

How often have you lost your balance in life?

With the many balls that you have to juggle, it can sometimes be hard to keep every area of life in perfect harmony. Most psychologists and self-help gurus look at five main areas that need regular attention in life: professional, personal, spiritual, emotional, and physical.

What does it mean to have balance, anyways?

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Stress Management Strategies + Stats Every Employer Should Know

Posted by Seraine Page on Mon, Jan 28, 2019

Life is hard.

And, sometimes, employees bring life’s stressors with them to work.

Over the last several decades, studies show job stress is a major source of concern for American workers, according to The American Institute of Stress.

There’s no faster way to deplete your workforce than to watch them burnout from stress while you ideally stand by.

Creating stress coping strategies
 for your employees can help prevent burnout. This applies to businesses of all sizes and industries as the way employees manage their stress daily has a huge impact on production and overall organization performance.

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The Best Health and Wellness Conferences to Attend in 2019

Posted by Seraine Page on Thu, Jan 24, 2019

As you plan out your year, you may be thinking about which conferences to attend for professional development and inspiration.

If you’re feeling uninspired to promote wellness initiatives, a conference may rejuvenate your planning process.

Throughout the year, the top industry experts gather at these events to share resources and network with management, wellness coordinators, and HR specialists looking to bring change back to their companies.

There’s no better place to find motivation and new ideas than a conference where you can discover industry trends and learn about what your peers are doing to make their own wellness programs work. 

Plus, workshops dive deeper into topics you may need a little extra training in.

Since it can be exhausting trying to find the right conference, we’ve rounded up the top health and wellness conferences and summits of 2019.

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4 Ways to Avoid a Toxic Work Environment

Posted by Seraine Page on Mon, Jan 21, 2019

There’s nothing beneficial about toxic behaviors in the workplace.

Whether it’s office drama or constant negativity, the weight of a toxic environment is apparent to everyone who walks in the door — from the CEO to the customer.

It takes consistent policies, proper management, and open communication to keep destructive behaviors to a minimum. Otherwise, bad business practices get out of hand fast.

With preventative measures in place, it’s easier to keep a healthy work environment employees will thrive in and love.

Below, we share insights to what exactly a toxic work environment is and four easy ways to prevent it in your workplace.

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5 Easy Wellness Initiatives for Any Company

Posted by Seraine Page on Thu, Jan 17, 2019

Most employees spend a good amount of time at work — about a third of their day, according to the CDC. While every employer wants productive employees, there’s no reason health and wellness initiatives need to be placed on the back burner at the cost of getting work done.

Effective health and wellness initiatives can improve employees’ quality of life along with reducing health risks like depression or diabetes.

Plus, the reward of taking care of employees can directly impact the bottom line — including reductions in workers’ comp claims and insurance costs.

While not all companies can afford to send employees on yoga retreats or set-up personalized coaching for everyone, there are plenty of other affordable options.

Here are five easy ways to set up successful wellness initiatives in-office on any budget:

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10 Health at Work Tips to Start Today

Posted by Seraine Page on Mon, Jan 14, 2019

With a fresh new year ahead, there’s no better time to discuss health at work with your employees.

It should come as no surprise that a recent survey found the number one resolution for 2019 is losing weight and exercising more.

With that in mind, seize the opportunity to have your employees embrace healthy living at the start of the year when they’re feeling inspired.

When you promote healthy living practices at work, employees are also less likely to have sick days and work-related accidents.

Unsure of where to start?

Here’s 10 ways to set your employees up for a healthy year:

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How to Get Smart About This Year's Goals

Posted by Seraine Page on Thu, Jan 10, 2019

Now that January’s in full swing, how many New Year’s resolutions have dropped off your list?

If you’re already feeling discouraged, you’re not alone — 80% of people fail to stick with their resolutions by the second week in February.

But if you want to keep tackling your 2019 goals, don’t give up yet.

One reason you may feel as if you haven’t achieved anything by year’s end is due to holes in your goal planning process and discipline practices. 

Ready to learn how to set a goal and stick to it?

Read on to create your game plan for hitting goals all year long.

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A New Employee Wellness Challenge: Invest in Yourself

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Mon, Jan 07, 2019

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word “invest?" You probably associate it with the stock market or some other financial venture, right? But today, we’re referring to a whole different kind of investment. We’re talking about the magic that happens when you make the bold commitment to invest in yourself.

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Find Your Zen With Our Free Printable 2019 Calendar

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Thu, Jan 03, 2019

At TotalWellness, we love helping people reduce stress—both in life and in the workplace. Like with our straightforward pricing for biometric screenings or our worry-free wellness program, Beata.

And there's no better stress reliever than llamas. Sweet natured, friendly, and blessed with awesome hair, llamas are also full of good advice. Let llamas show you how to find calm amidst the chaos. Download your free calendar today!

But before you download your copy, read through some of our tips on how to handle and cope with stress in a healthy way. 

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7 Easy New Year's Resolutions (+How to Make Them Stick!)

Posted by Seraine Page on Mon, Dec 31, 2018

As 2019 draws near, it’s a great time to evaluate your goals and reflect on your biggest accomplishments. New Year's resolutions are a great way to kick off a new calendar year. You can set health goals, personal goals, relationship goals, and more.

Your New Year's resolutions list doesn't need to be long, but it should be personal.

According to a recent Offers.com survey, the number one 2019 resolution is losing weight and exercising more. The second most popular response? Saving money.

Whether you want to eat healthier, save money, or lose weight, a resolution can help you set the intention to get it done.

Unsure of what goals to set for 2019? 

Here’s seven easy resolutions to consider:

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