Put Your Superhero Powers to Sleep: 5 Great Methods for Whole Brain Living

Written by Team Optimity 3 minute read We all have a part of our brain that’s dedicated to our survival defences. It’s almost like having superhero powers that can be activated when we need to protect ourselves when we’re threatened or in danger. When we’re relaxed, this part of the brain goes about taking care … Continue reading Put Your Superhero Powers to Sleep: 5 Great Methods for Whole Brain Living

Laughter: Enemy of Stress

Everyday problems, like work pressure and family responsibilities, can get us down and cause unnecessary stress. Stress isn't always a big deal. But chronic stress can lead to serious medical conditions such as high blood pressure or heart attack. Many studies have suggested that a good laugh may be the key to decreasing elevated stress levels. Apart from improving your … Continue reading Laughter: Enemy of Stress

How to Improve Productivity in the Workplace by Decreasing Stress (Webinar Recap)

Posted by Tasneem Panchbhaya  We had a great webinar in April, in honour of stress awareness month. I sat down with Optimity’s CEO, Jane Wang, to talk about how to decrease stress in the workplace. You can watch the full webinar here. Here are a few key takeaway points from the webinar:   Why it’s … Continue reading How to Improve Productivity in the Workplace by Decreasing Stress (Webinar Recap)

Proactive vs. Reactive Corporate Wellness Programs

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena To date, most people rely on reactive healthcare services, that is, they visit healthcare professionals only when a problem arises or a condition worsens. However, the benefits of a proactive healthcare approach can actually save more lives. As the saying goes, "prevention is better than a cure." A proactive approach prepares … Continue reading Proactive vs. Reactive Corporate Wellness Programs