Exercising in the Fall

Posted by Jeff Cai on November 30, 2017

Keeping up your exercise routine when the weather gets colder

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Topics: Tips, Exercise and fitness

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

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

Employee Programs Best Practices: Setting the right kind of goals

Posted by Nicholas Raditsis on September 20, 2016

Setting goals effectively is critical to employee success! Whether they be long or short term goals, the process of goal setting should be a combined effort between an employee and their manager.

Goal setting also helps to focus on employee’s problem areas. The goal is to develop skills, increase knowledge and to raise confidence by having some quick wins. 

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Topics: Wellness trends, Tips, Employee Engagement, HR, Stress Management, Employee Success

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

5 Activities for Workplace Zen

Posted by Ian King on April 10, 2016

Our team at Optimity often laugh about the buzzing, dizzying professional world we inhabit as a wellness company. Indeed, it has been a hectic season again. Our organization runs lean and everyone wears a lot of hats. The demand on time and energy is high every day. So under this relentless drum for productivity and progress, we are determined to stay sunny and upbeat.

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Topics: Tips, HR, Stress Management