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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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Eat Right for Life

Dr. Ann Kulze is not only a fantastic physician, she’s also an authority on nutrition and long-term healthy living.  I’ve been fortunate to hear her speak a few times through the Wellness Council of America.  It’s one thing to have facts thrown at us about how...

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ALL Movement Counts

Happy 2017!  I’ve taken some time away from writing but I’m slowly feeling recharged and I’m very excited for what this year will have in store for my wellness practice, both professionally and personally.  We’re not done talking about stress prevention in the workplace (and...

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Mindfulness:  A Stress Prevention Imperative

We’re continuing our stress prevention education this week with the very important step of mindfulness.  Mindfulness is everywhere these days and for good reason.  We know that stress reactions are cumulative in the body over the course of our day, week, etc.  The good news...