The Wellable Blog

Scope Of The Mental Health Epidemic

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), October 10 is World Mental Health Day.  The goal of the day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. Every year has a unique ...
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Last Flu Season Deadliest In Decades

The flu is an airborne respiratory illness that primarily affects the nose, throat, and, in more severe case, lungs. Highly contagious and induced by the influenza virus, this seasonally-prevalent illness presents various symptoms that range from ...
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Introduction To Mental Health

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), October 10 is World Mental Health Day.  The goal of the day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. Every year has a unique ...
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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 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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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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The Desk Dilemma: Are Standing Desks Worth The Investment?

Standing and sit-stand desks seem to be the current rage in employee wellness. As an increasing number of jobs require employees to work at a computer, the perils of a sedentary lifestyle have emerged as a mainstream concern.  Employers are ...
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5 Office Yoga Poses To Improve Posture and Reset

For many office-based employees, a normal day consists of sitting hunched over a computer keyboard.  Unfortunately, this lifestyle has adverse effects on musculoskeletal and mental health.  To relieve the negative impact a work environment may have ...
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Meditation Kept Thai Boys Calm In Cave

Last week, 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach, who had been trapped in a cave for more than two weeks,were rescued one-by-one by Thai Navy SEALs.  When they were first discovered by British divers, they were reportedly meditating.  The widely ...
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