1 09, 2023

People, Planning and Progress: The Three Ps of a Successful Wellness Program

By |2024-04-23T11:57:08-04:00September 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Key Takeaways Leverage the strengths and talents of your team members. The composition of your wellness team plays a pivotal role in the success of a wellness program. Consider the diversity within the group. Can you assemble a team that represents a cross-section of the organization, including leaders and middle [...]

1 08, 2023

How to Build a Successful Wellness Champion Team

By |2024-04-23T11:57:08-04:00August 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In the pursuit of a healthier and more productive workplace, organizations have come to understand the paramount importance of employee well-being. Workplace wellness programs have emerged as a key strategy to nurture the health and happiness of the workforce. However, implementing and sustaining a successful wellness program demands effort and commitment. [...]

26 06, 2023

The Key to More Participation in Your Wellness Program

By |2024-04-23T11:57:08-04:00June 26th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meaghan sheds some light on the main reasons why organizations don't always see the people who need it most participating in their wellness programs and what they can do to help change this. In today's fast-paced and demanding work environments, promoting employee well-being has become a top priority for organizations. [...]

29 05, 2023

Mindset Matters: How Your Best Self Contributes to a Healthy Culture

By |2024-04-23T11:57:09-04:00May 29th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Check out some strategies and ideas we can use to help us manage stress and focus our mindset on positivity and productivity. In today's fast-paced and competitive world, a healthy and positive mindset is vital not only for personal well-being but also [...]

26 04, 2023

Understanding and Responding to Microaggressions in the Workplace

By |2024-04-23T11:57:09-04:00April 26th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Meaghan Jansen explains why microaggressions are like mosquito bites. Recently on our blog, we discussed unconscious bias and the damage these beliefs and attitudes can do to the relationships, experiences, and culture within our organizations. One way that unconscious bias can manifest [...]

5 04, 2023

Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

By |2024-04-29T12:47:48-04:00April 5th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Meaghan Jansen briefly reflects on how unconscious biases can affect various areas within the workplace. Humans have a natural tendency to form opinions about others – often without complete or enough relevant information about them. As much as we strive to avoid [...]

1 03, 2023

Bridging the Gap: Connecting Leadership and Wellness Objectives

By |2024-04-23T11:57:10-04:00March 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Meaghan Jansen reminds us that leadership support is directly related to wellness program success. It’s no secret that leadership support is a critical piece of your wellness strategy. The wellness programs that have the best return on investment tend to exist in organizations [...]

30 01, 2023

The Importance of Comprehensive Programming

By |2024-04-23T11:57:11-04:00January 30th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Meaghan Jansen reflects on a recent Workplace Wellness Champion Series session and shares some thoughts on how to best approach workplace wellness programming. When it comes to workplace wellness, it’s best to avoid approaching it as a project-based initiative. While newsletters, health fairs, [...]

1 01, 2022

It’s Time to Give Up on New Year Resolutions

By |2024-04-23T11:57:11-04:00January 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Each year, people make New Year’s resolutions, hoping to spark positive change, accomplish a personal goal, and improve their lives.  It’s an optimistic tradition, but research indicates that most people struggle to make good on their plans.  One study found that only 46% of those who made New Year’s [...]

2 12, 2021

Working Chronic Disease Prevention into Your Wellness Program

By |2024-04-23T11:57:11-04:00December 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Meaghan Jansen, MSc, BSc, BA Research indicates that more than half of the Canadian workforce lives with at least one chronic medical condition.1 These long-term conditions include physical illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes and psychological issues like depression.  All have significant impact on workplace productivity and health plan costs.  The Public Health [...]

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