Wellness Champion

What does wellness mean?

Can you imagine what it would feel like to wake up in the morning totally rested, content, and ready to take on the day?  That’s what a lifestyle of wellness can do.  The concept isn’t new. Our “modern” definition has been in use since the 1950s! But the ways that we approach and practice this Read more…

Workplace Wellness

What is Social Wellness and Why Does it Matter in the Workplace?

“You’re not alone.” Many of us have or will crave these comforting words at one point, especially when life throws its hardest punches. But how do we foster genuine connections and community in our increasingly isolated world? The workplace is ripe with opportunities, especially where employee wellness is prioritized. Think of it this way: the Read more…

Benefits Strategy

How Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Play a Role in Choosing a Corporate Wellness Program

Is your corporate wellness program truly inclusive? This question is becoming increasingly common as the clarion call for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace echoes across boardrooms. According to McKinsey & Co’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lighthouses 2023 report, the global market for DEI – dollars spent by companies on DEI-related efforts such Read more…

Workplace Wellness

How to Effectively Incorporate Mental Health In Your Wellness Program

For far too long, mental health in the workplace was treated as the overlooked stepchild—unacknowledged until a crisis hit. Even in companies with robust employee wellness programs, the focus was often on physical health, and rightly so. However, the COVID-19 pandemic proved to be a collective wake-up call for leaders to prioritize mental health. With Read more…

Benefits Strategy

The Key to Managing a Successful Employee Lifestyle Reimbursement Program

The discussion around employee benefits has dominated the wellness space for years, and with good reason. While employers spend over 10 million dollars annually on employee benefits, traditional perk programs often miss the mark because they’ve become commonplace. Take options to work remotely, for instance. Pre-COVID, this was a coveted perk in most workplaces. With Read more…