Gone are the days when annual health fairs for blood pressure checkups were enough. Today's definition of wellness encompasses body, mind and emotions, and companies are beginning to notice.
I've interviewed a dynamic group of people in diverse careers with one thing in common: They've found healthy ways to stay energized for the work day. Read these helpful tips below, and find at least one easy way to energize for your work day!
For years employers have offered worksite wellness programs, ranging from newsletters or gym memberships to high stakes incentive programs that change your insurance premiums by thousands of dollars if you lose weight, reduce your blood pressure or blood sugar levels, quit smoking or achieve some other health outcome.
Despite our commitment to stand up once every 45 -- no, 20 -- minutes, we still end up getting so engrossed in our work (or whatever else happens to be on our screens) that our backside is practically numb before we remember to get off of it. To goose our good intentions, we tried three apps that promised to help us move more throughout the day. Here are our results.
Not all companies have evolved in this way. Often, it takes some work to make a change in your workplace. Here are some steps you can take to help transform your workplace into a space for wellness through yoga and meditation.