What are ERGs, and Why are they Essential to Improved Employee Wellbeing?

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Mon, Jul, 17, 2023

As we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of the modern workplace, one aspect remains constant: the need for connection. It's a fundamental human desire, and it's as vital in our professional lives as it is in our personal ones.

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are emerging as a powerful tool to foster this connection, enhancing wellbeing and creating a more inclusive, engaged workforce.

Now, if you're scratching your head wondering what on earth an ERG is, don't fret. ERGs have become a hot topic in recent years, revolutionizing the way companies approach diversity, inclusion, and employee engagement.

Alright, buckle up as we dive into the details of ERGs and how they're shaking up the modern workplace. These groups are no fleeting fad; they pack a punch when it comes to making positive changes within organizations.

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Topics: Healthy Workplaces

How Practicing Gratitude Can Boost Your Mental Health

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Mon, Jul, 10, 2023

Move over, Superman.

There's a new superpower in town, and it doesn't require a cape or a secret identity.

It's called gratitude, and it's been scientifically proven to work wonders on our mental health.

Who knew that a simple 'thank you' could be so powerful?

Taking a moment to express gratitude not only benefits the recipient but also has incredible benefits for our own mental health. Research has shown that regularly expressing gratitude can boost positivity, reduce stress, and foster a sense of well-being.

We're about to take a dive into the powerful connection between gratitude and mental health, and we've got some practical tips up our sleeves for employers looking to boost positivity and productivity in the workplace. Get ready to cultivate an attitude of gratitude and reap the rewards of a more positive work environment!

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Topics: Healthy Workplaces

The Ultimate Guide: How to Conduct an Awesome Mid-Year Wellness Checkup

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Mon, Jul, 03, 2023

Well, well, well, look who's already halfway through the year! It seems like just a few blinks ago when you were planning out your wellness strategies and campaigns for 2023.

But now, six months have whizzed by, and it's time to take stock.

How's it all going?

Are you confidently meeting your objectives, or is there some uncertainty lingering in the air?

If you find yourself in the "I'm not sure" zone, don't panic! We've got your back. Keep reading to discover practical ways to evaluate and revitalize your program with a mid-year checkup.

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Topics: Healthy Workplaces

9 Inspiring TED Talks Every Wellness Pro Should Watch Today

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Mon, Jun, 26, 2023

Feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders?

We get it.

Juggling the delicate art of keeping employees happy, healthy, and motivated can sometimes feel like herding caffeinated cats.

In the fast-paced world of HR and worksite wellness, staying inspired and informed is crucial. TED Talks, known for spreading ideas from various fields, are an excellent resource for gaining new perspectives and insights.

Let these TED Talks be your secret weapon on your journey to becoming the wellness hero your team deserves. These talks will not only inspire you but also provide practical advice and innovative ideas to enhance your wellness programs.

Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and get ready to be inspired!

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Topics: Healthy Workplaces, Wellness at Work

On-site Biometric Screening Best Practices: How to Get the Most Impact

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Tue, Jun, 20, 2023

Imagine this: a hassle-free, time-efficient health checkup that takes place right where your employees spend most of their day.

That's the beauty of an on-site biometric screening.

It's a powerful tool that unveils your employees' baseline health scores, paving the way for a future of informed decisions and proactive wellness.

But even with all the valuable insights screenings provide, we know you still want to ensure you're getting the biggest bang for your buck.

That's why we've gathered a list to help you optimize your biometric screening experience and get the most out of your investment. Whether you're a seasoned HR guru or a newbie to the game, we've got insider tips and expert advice that will have you feeling like a wellness pro in no time.

So, let's dive into the nitty-gritty details of biometric screening programs. 

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Topics: Biometric Health Screenings

What is a Good Employee Wellness Activity?

Posted by Seraine Page on Mon, Jun, 12, 2023

Wellness activities come in all shapes and sizes.

As you likely know, some are total hits while others are flops. So how do you know what a good wellness activity looks like for your company?

It comes down to a few things like planning, feedback, and positive behavior change opportunities. Above all, it’s all about the employees.

Below, we break down essential elements of successful wellness activities to create your own that employees will love.

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Topics: Healthy Workplaces

Embracing the Senses: 5 Powerful Ways to Cultivate Workplace Wellness

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Mon, Jun, 05, 2023

Picture this: a bustling office environment, employees immersed in their tasks, heads buried in screens, and minds consumed by deadlines. In the midst of this frenzy, it's all too easy for stress levels to skyrocket, leading to decreased productivity and diminished well-being.

As an employer, you hold a powerful key to combating this and fostering a healthier workplace: the power of the senses.

Yes, you read that right.

Our senses, those remarkable tools that shape our perception of the world, can be harnessed to transform the work environment and help manage stress among your employees. Each person possesses a unique blend of senses, from the familiar five - sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch - to lesser-known ones like balance and body awareness. Together, they offer a gateway to a wealth of possibilities for enhancing well-being and productivity.

Below we explore how to heighten the senses at work and provide practical ways to incorporate sensory experiences into your daily routine.

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Topics: Healthy Workplaces

6 Easy Ways to Use Your Wellness Program to Improve Employee Productivity

Posted by Seraine Page on Tue, May, 30, 2023

Your wellness program can have a direct impact on employee productivity.


If you’re teaching healthy habits, promoting fitness challenges, offering support, and encouraging overall well-being, it all ties into your workers’ health. Healthy lifestyles can stick if they’re promoted regularly and through sustainable means.

Unhealthy diets (along with other unhealthy habits like smoking and being sedentary) can have an impact on more than just workers’ health. Unhealthy habits are shown to decrease workplace productivity.

Below, learn the ways that health factors into productivity and studies that back up how general well-being boosts work performance.

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Topics: Wellness at Work

The Resilience Advantage: Why Your Workplace Needs These Skills Now

Posted by Seraine Page on Mon, May, 22, 2023

Are you looking to improve employee resilience in the workplace?

You’ve come to the right place.

Luckily, there are many ways to build resilience skills that benefit workers professionally and personally. Life can be challenging and having the tools necessary to handle it emotionally and physically can make it easier to see the light on the other side.

Helping your team build these skills benefits everyone in the workplace as it helps individuals better cope with traumas, setbacks, failures, and disappointments.

Below, learn more about what workplace resilience is, the skills needed to bounce back from hard times, and tips to help your employees be more resilient.

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Topics: Healthy Workplaces

7 Habits You Need to Adopt for a Happier and Healthier Life

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Mon, May, 15, 2023

We all want to live our best lives, but in today's fast-paced world, it's easy to get caught up in the chaos and lose sight of what really matters. And let's not forget about those desperate late-night Google searches for ways to turn our lives around magically. (But hey, no judgment here, we all do it!)

The good news is that there's a simple solution — focusing on your habits! 

Picture your habits like a garden. Cultivate a beautiful, bountiful life by planting the right seeds. The same goes for your happiness and health. Certain habits nourish or deplete your mind and body! In fact, seven healthy habits, in particular, have a huge impact on our well-being.

So, let's dive into these secret habits of happiness and start living our best lives!

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Topics: Healthy Workplaces



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