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A blog about creating healthy company cultures.

May 13, 2019

Workplace Wellness Fails for Two Reasons

A recent clinical study is making the rounds this spring about the lack of short term evidence workplace wellness contributes to positive economic outcomes. Instead of damaging workplace wellness, this only proves my point that we can’t focus on ROI when it comes to workplace...

June 26, 2018

Why Your Wellness Practice Should Mirror Your Core Values

You may think your core life values are completely unrelated to your wellness practice, but the two actually go hand in hand. If you don’t know what your core values are, you’re going to have a harder time making a strategic plan for your long-term...

January 31, 2018

Why Our Insurance Costs so Much

As someone who has helped all sizes and types of employers set up benefits for their employees for more than 12 years now, I get asked at every meeting why their rates are so expensive.  I see employees struggling to include their spouse and children...

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Why Hire a Health Coach?

Last year we talked about what a health coach is, so I’d like to pick that back up and discuss why someone might hire a coach in the first place. While it’s possible to succeed at something we might initially have reservations about, we’re putting ourselves...

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Organizational Stress Prevention:  Part 2

Picking up from where we left off last time, organizational stress prevention is not a one size fits all approach.  Whether it’s within a family of 3 or a 500 employee group, it’s vital that you know your population and design the right process, leaving...

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Organizational Stress Prevention:  Part 1

I took a small break from writing on Stress Prevention, but we’re back to discuss how we apply what we learned about those vital 6 steps to almost any organization, including households!  To me, “organization” is an umbrella term and I really prefer it to “workplace” or...

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2 Big Reasons Goals Fail

How is it already February?  Did I hit my head and miss a week!?  Regardless, it’s here and this is the time of year where a whopping 92% of New Year’s Resolutions taper off and people return to their unwanted habits.  I’m interested in why...