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