Monthly Archives: January 2013

UK-based website WSB (Workplace Savings and Benefits) summarizes a recent report from the Workplace Wellness Alliance, which gathered data from almost 2 million employees spanning 125 countries around the world. Key points: Diseases related to dietary behaviours (e.g., obesity, diabetes) are associated with reduced productivity, increased absenteeism, and higher medical bills Corporate medical costs can be up to a third higher...
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We are excited to launch our first edition of the Well Street Journal Personal Wellness.  A compliment to the original Well Street Journal, which focused on workplace wellness, the Personal Wellness version is about your personal wellness and is geared towards every individual who is interested in their own health and wellness – both employees and employers. In this...
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The newest edition of the Well Street Journal, our quarterly newsletter, is hot off the press. In this issue, we give you: 6 Tips for Building Wellness At Work 10 Ideas to Support Your Employees’ New Years Resolutions Detoxing to Kick Start Good Health in the New Year A summary of a Globe & Mail article about how wellness programs can cut...
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It’s that time of year again for new years resolutions and promises to “Be Better” . For most of us, bad habits have crept into our lives and kicking them is tough. Habits are formed through repetition and when enjoyable events trigger the brain’s “reward” centers setting up harmful habits, such as overeating, smoking, excess TV or excessive...
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