Employee Wellness Blog

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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5 Reasons Why a Workplace Gym is a Good Idea

Posted by Seraine Page on Thu, Dec 27, 2018

Looking for an easy way to improve morale, reduce stress, and boost your employees’ health? 

Adding a gym at work is one way to do it.

One study showed that offering a gym at work actually has positive impacts on employees and employers.

With plenty of research that exercise reduces stress and lowers disease risk, why not consider a gym at work?

Here are 5 reasons to add an onsite work gym:

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Our 10 Most Popular Blogs in 2018

Posted by Seraine Page on Thu, Dec 20, 2018

The final month of the year is here. We hope you’re feeling happier and healthier than when 2018 started, especially if you read our blog.

It’s our goal to spread well-researched health information and wellness tips. So far, we’ve got blog subscribers in all 50 states and across the globe.

Our readers are dedicated to learning more about healthy living in countries like France, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Uruguay, Kenya, Italy, Chile, Brazil, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, and beyond.

In 2019, we look forward to inspiring even more readers.

Until then, we’ve collected your favorite blogs this year and put them in one spot.

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5 Tips for Productive Meetings That Won't Drive Employees Crazy

Posted by Seraine Page on Mon, Dec 17, 2018

Let’s face it: meetings can be lame — especially early morning ones that go on for way too long.

If you can’t explain what your meeting is about in 20 seconds or less, you probably need to rethink why it’s needed in the first place. By only calling relevant meetings with clear agenda topics, you’ll waste less of everyone’s time.

Meetings can be time suckers or time savers, depending on how each one is run. With a bit of tweaking, though, meetings can still be productive and fun.

Ready to get employees excited about coming to meetings? 

Try these five tips at your next meeting:

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7 Ways to Help Your Employees Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Posted by Seraine Page on Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Keeping your employees engaged in overall wellness during the year is tough, but during the holidays it can seem nearly impossible.

With all the vacations and holiday parties, it’s sometimes difficult to get the message of health out loud and clear.

A new study by Integrated Benefits Institute shows poor health costs employers nearly $880 billion in health care benefits for employees and dependents. That means decreased productivity and profitability for companies.

It’s easy to forget about health with holiday season madness, but there’s ways to keep wellness at the forefront of employees’ minds so they go into the new year happy and healthy.

Help your employees move into the holiday season with a healthy mindset with these seven tips:

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15 Healthy Holiday Tips for You and Yours

Posted by Seraine Page on Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Now that the holidays are here, a flurry of festivities has arrived as well — holiday parties, big family gatherings, and fancy dinners.

The list is endless.

Making healthy choices among all the temptations can be tricky. Don’t let the holidays derail your normally good choices and healthy habits. It’s hard to enjoy the holidays if you’re fighting off a cold or carrying around extra weight that’s slowing you down.

Staying healthy during the holidays doesn’t have to be hard. You just have to have a plan in place to make smart decisions for when that dessert plate does arrive.

To help keep you on track, we’ve compiled 15 healthy holiday tips below:

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