The Wellable Blog

Infographic: Top 15 Areas Employers Want Help From Brokers

Long gone are the days where brokers are merely the middlemen between companies and health plans. These days, many employers look to their brokers as trusted advisers and sources of information. They want to know about best practices, compliance ...
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Study: Step Inequality, Not Count Better Predictor Of Obesity

This blog previously dispelled the myth surrounding the “10,000 steps a day” advice, as it had no medical basis. Individuals continue to scramble for a “golden number” that would lead to optimal health but have found themselves wanting. There is ...
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Weekly Roundup: Employee Wellness Experience At Leading Companies

As mentioned in an earlier blog post, employee experience is becoming more important. According to “The Employee Experience Advantage” by Jacob Morgan, there are three primary environmental factors matter most to employees: cultural, technological, ...
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Law Firms Respond To Reported 28% Depression Rate Amongst Lawyers

A study from the Journal of Addiction Medicine found that lawyers are much more likely to have problems with substance abuse and experience symptoms of depressions than the rest of the population. Specifically, 21% of the lawyers surveyed were heavy ...
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Stress Is Ruining Employee Experience

More than half of U.S. workers reported an increase in stress levels in the last five years.  According to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, “36% of employees suffer from work-related stress, which costs U.S. businesses $30 billion a ...
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Improving Productivity By Cultivating Good Sleep

It is widely known that proper sleep is important for individual health.  It also shouldn’t be a surprise that employees need sleep too!  In fact, employee sleep quality directly impacts a company’s bottom line.  According to “Why sleep matters” by ...
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Onsite Services And Employee Emotional Health

In Aon’s 2016 Consumer Health Mindset Survey, 83% of consumers said they needed the most support for emotional well-being.  Of those respondents, 68% ranked managing stress as the most important way to being emotionally well.  The survey of 2,320 ...
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Gyms Lose Favor, Gym Reimbursements To Follow

An article in the Wall Street Journal discussed the growing market for online fitness classes and services, like ClassPass, that offer a set number of visits to participating fitness boutiques and gyms in a given city for a monthly fee.  As a result ...
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Year In Review: 5 Ways Work Changed In 2016

Few would question that 2016 meant changes in lots of areas, and workplaces were not spared.  Let’s ring in the new year with the top five ways work changed in 2016.  The list below is in no particular order.
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Communicating Benefits To Millennials

According to the Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, 2015 marked the year that millennials surpassed Gen Xers as the largest generation in the U.S. workforce.  At that time, millennials represented 34% of the workforce.  By ...
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