The Wellable Blog

Upskilling: An Overlooked Wellness Strategy To Boost Productivity

There are many reasons why an employee might feel mentally exhausted or that they are not performing as well as they can. Holistic, comprehensive wellness programs do a great job at targeting many of the potential causes—inactivity, stress and ...
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Positive Work Cultures Boosts Productivity And Health

For those that take a holistic approach to well-being, it is common knowledge that a positive attitude can lead to greater mental, emotional, and even physical wellness. However, the benefits don’t stop with personal health. A recent Harvard ...
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Not All Employee Retention Is Good: Study Explores “Reluctant Stayers”

Many articles, including ones on this blog, have touted the benefits of employee retention. For countless companies, employee retention is a primary driver for investing in enhanced benefits, including employee wellness programs, and it is often the ...
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Social Distancing Measures Fuel Employee Loneliness

Over the last several years, research on loneliness has revealed its impact stretches beyond just physical health and wellness. A lonely employee is more likely to perform poorly, switch jobs frequently, quit, earn fewer promotions, and feel less ...
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Apple Enters Home Fitness Market

At a virtual event last week, Apple made a number of announcements regarding its health and well-being offerings. Most notably, the global leader in consumer technologies announced Apple Fitness+, a diverse subscription platform of fitness videos ...
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Survey: Workers Conceal Mental Health Issues From Employers

Despite the progress made in destigmatizing mental health issues and pursuing positive emotional wellness goals, there is still work to be done. This year, Aetna International surveyed over a thousand workers across the US, UK, Singapore, and the ...
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Accountability Partners Promote Success In Individual Wellness Goals

A lot of attention has been put towards making wellness programs more effective by addressing the specific, personal needs of each individual rather than opting for a one-size-fits-all approach—and with good reason. People thrive on different diets ...
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Long Live The Water Cooler Conversation: One Shortcoming Of Remote Work 

What is often considered a harmless distraction for office workers may actually be providing some long-neglected wellness and productivity benefits. As more and more jobs offer remote work options, the daily social ritual of small talk or “water ...
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7 Stats On COVID-19’s Impact On Employee Mental Health

Stress related to COVID-19 is having an enormous impact on people’s mental health, as demand for support services surges and substance abuse and suicides continue to rise. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) released a report to delve ...
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Anticipating Labor Market Changes, Employers Begin Reducing Benefits

In recent years, a tight labor market has made recruiting and retaining employees more of a challenge for businesses. In order to stand out from other companies and rather than increasing compensation, employers have been expanding benefits packages ...
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