The Wellable Blog

Employee Wellness Market To Grow to $61.7B By 2026

Corporate wellness programs are growing, not just in the United States, but around the world, and the forecast is for that trend to continue. A study by Transparency Market Research predicts that the global market for corporate wellness services ...
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Millennials Want Holistic Wellness Support From Employers

At 92 million strong, millennials are the largest generation ever in the United States. They now make up the largest generation in the workplace, with one in three employees born between 1980 and 2000.  This means their opinions and concerns about ...
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Caregivers Need Wellness Too

When employers think about wellness benefits, they usually have their employees’ well-being in mind.  They often think about employee health in terms of actions, such as being more physically active or eating better, an individual can take to ...
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Survey: Despite Benefits, Employees Are Taking Less Vacations

Dedication to work is a good quality for employees, but taking time off for leisure is critical for their health and company success.  This is why employers should take their vacation policy and its utilization into consideration when thinking about ...
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Smartphone Data May Help Identify Loneliness

Loneliness is reaching epidemic proportions, with nearly half Americans saying they feel lonely some or all of the time. That feeling of isolation takes an alarming mental and physical toll. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that ...
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Yale Lawsuit Highlights Risks Of Mandatory Wellness Programs

Companies offer wellness programs because leaders and employees see the benefits of promoting physical, mental, social, and financial fitness. However, sometimes, companies can get too heavy-handed in their promotion of better health.
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“Nudging” Employees To Better Workplace Eating

Eating a healthy diet at work can be challenging. Easy access to vending machines, office snacks, and constant celebrations can make treats difficult to resist. Adding to that, many employees who work long hours eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner in ...
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Study: Exercise Makes Employees Happier Than Money

What makes people happy? Is it love? Money? A new study takes a slightly different angle: can exercise make you happy? Specifically, can it make you happier than money?
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Movie, Life Insurance Test Provide Friendly Reminder Not To Screen ...

In the newly released movie, The Farewell, everyone in the family knows that the matriarch, Nai Nai, only has three months to live—except Nai Nai. The family decides not to tell Nai Nai so she won’t be worried. To see her one last time before she ...
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Study: Long-Term Gains From Short-Term Exercise Programs

We know that exercise is an excellent way to stay healthy. We also know that regular movement, even in short spurts, can help physical and mental health. Now, a study shows that even a short-term exercise program can yield health benefits as much as ...
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