The Wellable Blog

Why Employers Should Care About Mental Health

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), October 10 is World Mental Health Day.  The goal of the day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health.  Every year has a unique ...
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Benefits Over Wage Growth For U.S. Employees

With the U.S. unemployment rate at a historic low, domestic workers should be experiencing wage growth that is commensurate with a tightening labor market. However, this is not the case, as there seems to be another form of compensation in favor. ...
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Scope Of The Mental Health Epidemic

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), October 10 is World Mental Health Day.  The goal of the day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. Every year has a unique ...
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Last Flu Season Deadliest In Decades

The flu is an airborne respiratory illness that primarily affects the nose, throat, and, in more severe case, lungs. Highly contagious and induced by the influenza virus, this seasonally-prevalent illness presents various symptoms that range from ...
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Introduction To Mental Health

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), October 10 is World Mental Health Day.  The goal of the day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. Every year has a unique ...
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Fitbit Enters Digital Health Coaching Business

Health coaching has been gaining traction among employers. According to Wellable’s 2018 Wellness Industry Trends report, 76% of brokers reported that employers would invest the same or more in health coaching services this year, with large employers ...
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Best New England Farm Shares For Healthy Employee Diets

Due to the widespread availability and convenience of junk food in workplaces, office employees have notoriously unhealthy diets, an occurrence that threatens individual health and workplace productivity. This trend suggests that employers should ...
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Podcast: Sat Bir Singh Khalsa On Yoga And The Workplace

While yoga as a practice has been around for more than 5,000 years, the prevalence of yoga in the U.S. is relatively recent.  The popularity of the practice in the U.S. is also increasing with the number of Americans that practice yoga growing by ...
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Why And How To Improve Employee Sleep

Although sleepless nights induce a variety of adverse health conditions, consistent inadequate sleep is a societally normalized practice in industrialized countries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and ...
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Group Exercise Most Impactful Exercise For Improving Mental Health

Exercise is widely known for improving physical health, as it reduces the risk of many diseases associated with mortality. It also improves mental health, as it has been shown to improve mood and even memory. However, the specific types of exercise ...
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