Leveraging the Opportunity in Open Enrollment

Posted by Laura Carter on August 8, 2017

Open enrollment season does not traditionally elicit much excitement among HR professionals or the employee population they serve. There is a lot of administrative work involved and employees are usually inundated with an overload of dry communications materials.

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Topics: Tips, Employee Engagement, HR, benefits, Best Practice, Employee Success, Corporate Wellness

Why Pet Owners are Healthier than You

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on May 31, 2017



We’ve always known that a dog is man’s best friend. But what if our pets are actually making us physically and mentally healthier? When it comes to pet ownership, there are numerous proven health benefits including physical, mental and emotional improvements from enhancing social skills to decreasing an individual's risk of a heart attack. The mere presence of our beloved pets can lift our spirits.  Read More

Topics: benefits, wellness, social, health, physical, emotional, pets, pet ownership, mental

Get the Most from Your Corporate HRA Programs

Posted by Hilary Turk on January 24, 2017

If you need to maximise the ROI from your corporate healthcare program, then it’s wise to adopt a step by step approach. Before anything else, an extensive and complete Health Risk Appraisal/ Assessment of your organization is an absolute must for any such program to be successful.

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Topics: Health cost, roi, Tips, benefits, analytics, workplace

How Moving Helps You Avoid Downtime and Feeling Exhausted

Posted by Trista Chan on January 17, 2017

Do you feel that despite sitting all day, you are left feeling exhausted and tired before the clock strikes 7?  Most of us are guilty of a sedentary lifestyle. A lifestyle where we wake up, drive to work, sit for 8 hours in front of our computer screens, go home and doze off to sleep while watching TV or reading a book.

One might wonder how all the energy burns out without consciously doing any physically challenging activity.  Well apparently, less physical activity is the reason behind being unusually tired and exhausted.  It may sound counter-intuitive, but over the past years, numerous research has proven that physical activity is vital for us to stay healthy. Moving is important to stay active and energetic all day long.

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Topics: Wellness trends, Tips, benefits, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, workplace, Habit

Unlocking the Hidden Values of HR

Posted by Emily Guterres on May 19, 2016

TIME STAMP: 3 MINUTE READ

You may have heard it before, “ HR is a cost center.” “What does your HR department do exactly?” At most times, the questions about HR’s value are not asked politely.

In 2016, engaged productive employees are the biggest investment and reap the greatest rewards. CEO’s are increasingly investing in health and wellness programs because it may be the single, most powerful enhancer of employee engagement. When business leaders recognize the remarkable benefits of a healthy workplace to the organization, they are more likely to commit the time and resources to support and implement the program.

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Topics: Health cost, Wellness trends, roi, HR, benefits

Tips to Optimize Your Energy for Long-Term Success

Posted by Jane Wang on May 1, 2016

With a thousand things to do this year, only a few can generate extra time for you. So let’s make them count!

Optimize for Productivity


We can make time by planning, but we also need to do more with our hours. When you are faced with 101 things to do in a day, productivity and streamlining processes becomes essential. One way to optimize productivity is to use routines and create habits.

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Topics: Wellness trends, Tips, benefits, Energy Project