9 Ways to Kickstart Employee Wellness Goals

Employee wellness goals are easy to achieve by supporting healthy shopping and eating habits.

Encourage and reward employee wellness goals like shopping for fresh fruits and vegetables. World Health Day is April 7! (Photo via USDA, Flickr)

Spring is here, and World Health Day is April 7 — two good reasons to set employee wellness goals this month to support and engage healthier habits in your workplace!

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Workplace Exercise Incentives That Turn #Goals to Reality

Workplace exercise incentives that work!

Cash doesn’t work, so what are the workplace exercise incentives that actually motivate? (Photo via Global Panorama, Flickr)

It’s time to rethink workplace exercise incentives involving cash.

New research shows money does little to motivate gym visits, even among people who have the intention of exercising more.

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The Future of Workplace Wellness

Workplace wellness trends for a healthy workplace!

Re-energy your workplace wellness activities in 2016!The focus on workplace wellness is here to stay. Healthy employees are more engaged, more productive, and help lower health care costs, so it’s in everyone’s best interest to promote workplace wellness.

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Summer’s 7 Best Employee Thank You Gifts

How will you give out employee thank you gifts?

A carnival-themed party: an employee thank you gift for the whole family! Photo via Jordan Vineyard & Winery, Flickr.

Employee thank you gifts show your workers that you appreciate them and value their contributions.

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Get Healthy With Easy Workplace Wellness Strategies

Stretch it out! Let workplace wellness transform your employees AND your business!

Photo by Francesco Corallo, Flickr

Workplace wellness benefits not only employees, but your business, too! As the CDC posts in “Wellness at Work,”

“Ideally, the office should be a place that not only protects the safety and well-being of employees but also provides them opportunities for better long-term health.”

It’s an important employee benefit, but it also improves your bottom line. 

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How to Start a Workplace Wellness Program

workplace wellness class

Easy workplace wellness activities – organize walks or exercise classes at lunch-time

There’s never a better time to start a workplace wellness program than now!

“When workplace wellness programs are implemented correctly by using thorough, company-specific research and planning, they have win-win potential for both the employer and the employees.”

That’s according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), in Wellness Programs: How can wellness programs benefit employers, and what are the general steps for implementing a wellness program?

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Workplace Wellness Programs that Work

National Bike Month

Workplace Wellness - National Bike MonthCapitalize on public events like the recent National Bike to Work Day to make your workplace wellness programs more effective.

Why? The more actively your employees participate in wellness activities, the healthier they’ll be.

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Thanksgiving Side Dishes Even Your Mother-In-Law Will Love

It’s Thanksgiving! Time for putting the final touches on your Thanksgiving dinner menu.  For some people that means bringing out the tried and true Thanksgiving side dishes, the age-old recipes that have become standards for your family, whether they taste particularly good or not.

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As winter weather drags on, finding inspiration in the kitchen can get a little harder.

Sweet potatoes, again?

Sweet potatoes, again?

On one hand, in my kitchen is often where I most want to be, next to the heat of the stove and a ready pot of tea.

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A Vegetarian Easter Holiday Dinner

Most people think of Easter dinner and imagine something heavy and carnivorous at the center of the table — a spiral-cut ham, a rack of lamb, a thick pork tenderloin.

But no one wants to leave vegetarian family and friends out of the loop, and even for the meat-eaters things can get pretty heavy.

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