The Wellable Blog

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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6 Key Takeaways From Rock Health’s Consumer Report On Digital Health

As digital tools have offered users greater efficiency and an additional degree of autonomy when it comes to managing their health, an increasing number of consumers are making the transition to this emerging mode of healthcare. A Rock Health ...
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DOL: Employees Do Not Need To Be Compensated For Time Spent On Wellness ...

According to a recent Department of Labor (DOL) opinion letter, employers do not have to compensate employees for time spent participating in biometric screenings, wellness activities, and benefits fairs.  The opinion letter, which was issued in ...
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6 Movements To Reduce Back Pain For Office Employees

Why do so many office employees experience back pain? The answer ends up being pretty logical. They have consistently static postures, spending most of the day hunched over, seated, and leaning to one side. Compound this with all of the other ...
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Whiteboard Wednesday: Why Employers Should Support Expecting Parents

Despite its broad impact, parenthood is not widely discussed or supported at work. As a result, many current and expecting parents feel the pressure to choose lower paying positions or leave the workforce altogether in order to have more time to ...
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Sitting Correlated With Cognitive Decline

Cognitive impairment, inciting the onset of various dementias, persists to be a major health concern, plaguing over 16 million people in the United States alone. While lifestyle changes, including increased physical activity, continue to be the most ...
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And The Most Popular Employee Perk Is…Time

A survey of 1,227 working U.S. adults asked respondents to rank their top five popular work perks in order of preference.  For the purpose of the study, work perks were defined as non-insurance or retirement benefits.  Although the results were not ...
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