A short while ago I was asked to present for one of our communities largest non-profit on the topic of health and creating a life of wellness. Prior to the talk, I questioned why the office wanted to bring in a presenter on such a topic and what they wanted to get out of the experience. The conversation that followed gave me warm fuzzies. Yes, just as a computer nerd gets excited discussing gigabytes, a heat sink, kilobytes, megahertz, and ports; I get very excited ranting about goal-setting, body-fat, striations, and protein to carbohydrate ratios.
Staying Guilt-Free Just as we are getting over the candy corns, and mini Milky Ways, it’s time to start thinking about turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie. And then there is December’s fanfare! Let’s face it, food and the holidays go
‘Tis the season for open-enrollment which means many companies are rethinking health benefits and considering implementing or tweaking their existing wellness program. There are traditional reasons for worksite wellness initiatives such as reduced injuries and absenteeism, improved productivity, lower insurance
Many employers are struggling with the concept of workplace wellness for a number of reasons. At the outset, some employers simply do not feel that they have any responsibility for the health of their employees. They feel that this is