Month: July 2019

Tips For Preventing Foodborne Illness

What Is Foodborne Illness? Foodborne illness, or food poisoning, is an infection or irritation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract that is caused by consuming a food or beverage contaminated with harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses, or chemicals. Typical symptoms will include vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, and chills. According to StopFoodborneIllness.org, an estimated 48 million people in …

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Showing Appreciation Improves Employee Engagement

State of the Workforce According to a Gallup poll, only 32% of employees in the United States are engaged at work, which means more than two-thirds of employees are not engaged in the workplace. In addition to low engagement, the workforce is also experiencing high turnover rates. As cited by David Novak, co-founder and CEO of oGoLead and bestselling leadership …

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The Truth Behind Common Health Beliefs

Health Beliefs You may have read the recent article by Vice, “The Most Overhyped Wellness Promises, Debunked.” This article went through dozens of common health beliefs, and “debunked” them as only myths. While some were true, there were a few that, based on research pointed out by Ben Greenfield Fitness and our own independent research, …

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We’re Growing! Seeking Chair Massage Therapists

Chair Massage Therapists Health Designs is looking for skilled and compassionate Massage Therapists to perform on‐location chair massage at wellness events. The hours and the days are flexible and can be scheduled based on your availability dependent on when the events are scheduled. Qualifications Massage therapy experience: 2 year (Preferred) Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) valid …

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Meaningful Work Relationships Can Improve Employee Mental Health

Employee Mental Health According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 300 million people worldwide who suffer from depression and anxiety. One of their recent studies also revealed that depression and anxiety are the leading causes of disability and they cost the global economy about $1 trillion each year in lost productivity. While outstanding …

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Case Study: What Could Your Organization Do With $145,000?

A Tobacco-Free Organization What could your organization do with $145,000? That’s what you could gain by supporting just 25 employees to change to a tobacco-free lifestyle! One of our clients has recently achieved this very thing – and they saved themselves $145,400 in one year with this impactful change in less than 1% of their …

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