1 09, 2021

The Happy Leadership Method: Why You Need to Put Yourself First

By |2021-08-04T12:26:00-04:00September 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Leaders are people in a position to influence others.  It’s an important role and one that comes with great responsibility.  How can you help ensure that you’re able to meet the expectation effectively?  Melissa Maloney’s Happy Leadership Method offers an approach that focuses on self-care. It is the understanding [...]

19 08, 2021

Get Creative with your Virtual Wellness Program Ideas

By |2020-11-23T12:45:52-05:00August 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA The ongoing pandemic still has many employees working from home.  In an effort to continue supporting the well-being of their teams, companies have transitioned wellness programming to online offerings.  Online fitness and yoga classes, workshops and webinars, and virtual challenges have been more common, and are great options while [...]

8 07, 2021

27 Summer Activities for Your Wellness Program

By |2020-11-23T12:44:54-05:00July 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Summer has finally arrived! That means we have the glorious opportunity to enjoy some sunshine, BBQs and plenty of outdoor activities. It’s also a great time to look for ways to spruce up your wellness program. While wellness activities should be offered year-round, summertime allows us to give some [...]

1 07, 2021

Achieving Healthy, Happy and Productive Employees: The Essential Elements of Wellness.

By |2021-05-31T12:48:41-04:00July 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA The well-being of your employees is critical to achieving your organization’s goals and has a direct impact on your company’s bottom line.  Some would say we also have a moral obligation to help those within our workplaces live their best possible lives. A comprehensive global study of more than [...]

17 06, 2021

The Importance of Taking Vacation

By |2020-11-23T12:44:36-05:00June 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA With the warmer weather approaching, some of us may be thinking about getting away with family and friends or enjoying a staycation in the backyard. The reality is, however, many employees in North America do not take full advantage of the vacation time to which they are entitled. Each year, [...]

3 06, 2021

5 Ways To Inspire Men to Live Healthier

By |2020-11-23T12:44:22-05:00June 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Everyone needs to be healthy. The health of men is in no way more or less important than that of women, but in the spirit of Men’s Health Week and with Father’s Day coming up, I thought I would focus on the guys. Another reason to draw some attention [...]

4 05, 2021

The Importance of Being Happy

By |2021-05-04T07:06:36-04:00May 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA It’s safe to say that happiness is on everyone’s most wanted list. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines happiness as “a state of well-being and contentment” and “a pleasurable or satisfying experience.”1 What creates that state or experience will vary from person to person, but we can all agree that there’s nothing [...]

14 04, 2021

Wellness Done Right: A Discussion with Libro Credit Union

By |2021-02-23T14:41:11-05:00April 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA We recently shed some light on common mistakes that stand in the way of corporate wellness success and how to avoid them.  (Read the full post here.)  I believe it’s also valuable to examine what corporate wellness looks like when it works and learn from those you have [...]

1 04, 2021

Supporting Mental Health: The Need for Companies to be Onboard

By |2021-02-23T14:40:43-05:00April 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Each year, people across the country recognize mental health through campaigns like Bell Let’s Talk Day, Movember, and CMHA Mental Health Week.  These are valuable initiatives that raise awareness and promote the importance of mental health, and they definitely need to continue.  At the same time, we need to [...]

18 03, 2021

Addiction in the Workplace: A Topic to Discuss Now More than Ever

By |2020-11-23T12:42:32-05:00March 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Did you know that 70% of people struggling with addiction are employed?  This doesn’t correlate with the stereotype that people who abuse substances are typically deviants that don’t engage in society like the rest of us. Isabelle Wettergren, Health and Wellness Coach and Addictions Awareness Facilitator, shares some truths [...]

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