Month: June 2018

Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace

The Facts About Mental Health According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 300 million people worldwide who suffer from depression and anxiety. A recent WHO-led study revealed that depression and anxiety are the leading causes of disability and they cost the global economy US$ 1 trillion each year in lost productivity. Negative work …

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How to Achieve and Maintain a Positive Attitude

What Exactly is Positive Thinking? Positive thinking does not mean going through life ignoring unpleasant situations or situations that make you uncomfortable. Mayo Clinic explains that, at its core, positive thinking is taking a more positive and productive approach to all situations in life. Instead of letting an unpleasant event ruin your day, you try …

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Maintaining Employee Participation in Wellness Programs

Initial Participation When you first introduce a wellness program, employees will have a higher level of interest because it is new and exciting. However, people get busy and the “new” wears off. You may have employees who are already active and eating well, so they will stay engaged from the beginning. Others employees may be more …

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Why Organizations Should Invest in Stress Management

The Effects of Stress When stress isn’t properly managed, it can have many negative effects. The American Institute of Stress lists the 50 different symptoms and side effects of stress, including: frequent headaches, neck and back pain, weakened immune system, insomnia, anxiety, depression, mood swings, and difficulty making decisions. All of these things impact employee health, …

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Harvard Study Reveals How to Have a Happy, Healthy Life

The Harvard Study of Adult Development The Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest studies of adult life ever done, started following the lives of 724 teenagers in the 1930s. For the past 78 years, researchers used questionnaires, interviews, medical records, scans of their blood and brains, as well as monitored their physical and …

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The Many Benefits of Incorporating Exercise Into Your Life

Why Exercise? There are so many blogs, YouTube tutorials, and magazine articles about how to exercise to get a certain body type or look, that often times people overlook the fact that a huge function of exercise is to maintain and improve our overall health. “Exercise is seen as ‘pleiotropic,’ simply meaning that it has …

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We’re Growing! Seeking Wellness Account Executive

Wellness Account Executive Health Designs, Inc. is in search of an individual who can deliver our message passionately to win new corporate clients, better serve existing clients and impact the health and well-being of more people. Core Responsibilities • Identify and engage new business opportunities, clients and products • Meet and exceed goals related to new …

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We’re Growing! Seeking Wellness Account Executive

Wellness Account Executive Health Designs, Inc. is in search of an individual who can deliver our message passionately to win new corporate clients, better serve existing clients and impact the health and well-being of more people. Core Responsibilities • Identify and engage new business opportunities, clients and products • Meet and exceed goals related to new …

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