The Wellable Blog

Careers With Purpose, Not Just Passion, Enrich Employees’ Lives

When it comes to deciding on a career path, sayings like “do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” and “follow your passion” get thrown around frequently. While it certainly sounds good, it doesn’t appear to be practical. Studies ...
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Year-End Review: Wellness Benefits Top Employees’ Wish Lists

Over the last year, wellness programs have become more and more important to workers. Today, a company isn’t just an opportunity for a paycheck and some professional growth, but a central player in supporting a holistically-minded lifestyle.
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Survey: Holistic Approach to Wellness Boosts Productivity, Attracts Top ...

Today’s employees are working harder than ever before on achieving their personal wellness goals. Unfortunately, this extra energy has not yielded desired results. According to the recent Health and Financial Wellbeing Mindset Study from Alight ...
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Tobacco Use Isn’t Going Away—It’s Becoming More Insidious

Time and time again, studies prove that tobacco is dangerous to the human body. It causes lung disease, cancer, stroke, heart disease, diabetes, premature aging, and more. In fact, nearly every organ in the body can be damaged by tobacco. 
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Sitting At A Desk All Day Is Bad For Productivity

Sometimes, simple changes can produce big results. A new report claims that if working adults added an extra 15-minute walk to their daily routine, the world economy could grow by $100 billion per year. 
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Solitude, Not Loneliness, Can Promote Creativity, Confidence, and Improve ...

Despite increasing reports of the “loneliness epidemic” over the last few years, some experts advise that intentionally practicing solitude can offer a host of benefits.
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Studies Show Walking Improves Sleep, Could Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

As researchers and health professionals continue to look for the best ways to encourage lifelong health, evidence continues to show that walking may be an important foundational habit. A recent study published in the journal Sleep Health linked ...
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Companies Can’t Afford To Ignore Employee Sleep

As companies look at ways to encourage employees toward holistic well-being, it’s easy to focus on things like physical activity through gym memberships and fitness challenges. Even companies that incorporate creative wellness strategies like ...
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Survey: Three-Fourths Of Employees Plan To Quit Within Five Years

A survey of almost 1,200 job seekers by the online employment service iHire revealed that 75.5% of employees are planning to stay with their current employer no longer than five years. Of those surveyed, 51.7% said they had left a job voluntarily ...
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Four-Day Workweek Results In 40% Increase In Productivity At Microsoft

A recent experiment with four-day workweeks at Microsoft Japan yielded an impressive 40% jump in productivity. In an effort to promote work/life balance, Microsoft held a Work Life Choice Challenge in August. The company gave its 2,300 employees ...
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