The Wellable Blog

Digital Health Companies Experience Difficulties As A Dissatisfied Market ...

  • 06.16.2021
Throughout the pandemic, a vast number of digital health companies have arisen that promise to enable individuals to seek advice from health professionals on-demand and from the safety of their homes. Though this digital shift is likely to prove ...
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Vaccine Incentives And Accommodations: A Review Of The EEOC’s Updated ...

  • 06.14.2021
As the pandemic dies down and COVID-19 vaccines become more widely available, employers are looking for advice on what they can do to get their employees back in the office in a safe and legal manner. To supply companies with the relevant guidance, ...
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Seven Things Employers Can Do To Address The Pandemic’s Impact On ...

  • 06.09.2021
As was noted in Wellable’s previous post on the pandemic’s regressive impact on gender equality in the workplace, pandemic-induced restrictions in combination with extant gender inequities have caused many women to consider leaving their jobs. This ...
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Robot Therapists

Since the creation of the Turing Test in the 1950s, researchers and inventors have been trying to develop machines that can hold realistic conversations with humans. Until recently, the attempts at satisfying this challenge had no real practical use ...
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Gamified Fitness: A Fad Or The Future?

Though there are many effective wellness promoting activities and behaviors, reaping and keeping the wellness benefits that they offer can take a considerable amount of time and effort. As a result, some individuals struggle to motivate themselves ...
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Pulse Check: A Crash Course In The Taxability Of Wellness Incentives

Many employers offer incentives to their employees to encourage them to engage in wellness promoting behaviors. Many of these incentives are monetary in form (i.e., employers either give their workers money or something with a fair market value). By ...
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The Pandemic’s Regressive Effect On Gender Equality In The Workplace

Prior to the pandemic, gender equality in the workplace was improving, at least in certain respects. As Gallup notes: 
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The Philosophy Of “Being Well”

Employers are becoming increasingly concerned with the well-being of their employees. As a result, they are trying to learn how to help their employees be well. To accomplish this task, many companies are looking at what a variety of wellness ...
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Taking The Stress Out Of Stress Management: How Emerging Anti-Stress ...

Intense or prolonged stress can negatively impact just about every aspect of wellness. It can cause one’s physical health to deteriorate, lead to or exacerbate mental health problems, and even severely disrupt a variety of cognitive processes that ...
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The Future Of Workplace Location Flexibility Policies

After more than a year of remote work, many employers are left wondering what a good location flexibility policy looks like for their particular companies. To help these employers “distinguish the right answers for their organization” and “execute a ...
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