Wellness

Well-Being Boosts Company Output

How To Increase Employee Well-Being And Boost Company Output

Well-Being Boosts Company Output Management consulting titan, Deloitte, has found that well-being boosts company output. Particularly interesting is the finding that “best-performing companies on financial metrics were around 11 times more likely to offer holistic well-being policies”. Taken simply as a form of investment, holistic well-being policies make dollars and sense. It’s pretty rare these …

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small business employee wellbeing

Employee well-being is an important small business priority – The Washington Post

Small Business Employee Wellbeing For decades “workplace wellness” programs have been little more than mini-physicals and ,until recently, focused on Corporate America. Small business employee wellbeing is demanding attention in this economy and the demand is for more than mini physicals. Work – Life balance has long been a concern. More people and organizations appreciate …

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friendship helps well-being

Friendship is important to well-being, especially during the holidays – The Washington Post

Friendship Helps Well-Being The Holidays can be stressful. While it may be obvious to some, researchers have found that friendship helps well-being especially during the Holidays. For many of us, especially those without family nearby, spending time with friends can be a meaningful way to celebrate the holidays. As fewer people opt for marriage, friendships …

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Workplace Wellness Can Backfire

Workplace Wellness Can Backfire – MarketWatch

Workplace Wellness Can Backfire Too often workplace wellness programs are miniaturized clinical visits, with focus on symptomatic vital statistics like blood pressure and not the social determinants of health. The result is that workplace wellness can backfire and produce poor health results and an even more toxic work environment. Not every company wellness program works …

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Whole Person Health

Cigna CEO Sees Value Of “Whole Person” Health

Whole Person Health In an earnings call with analysts, Cigna’s CEO spoke about the value of whole person health. The connection between whole person health and Cigna’s recent acquisition of pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts remains unclear, however. It is heartening to see a CEO at a major payer make this statement on an earnings call. …

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art museum prescription

Doctors in Montreal can now prescribe a visit to an art museum | World Economic Forum

Art Museum Prescription Chronic illnesses are epidemic in many parts of the world and they have been highly resistant to conventional medical treatment. Mental illnesses have gone largely unaddressed in physicians’ clinics and hospitals. Physicians in Montreal, however, plan to add something new to their arsenal… art museum prescriptions. Laughter may be the best medicine …

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global wellness economy

Wellness Now a $4.2 Trillion Global Industry – Global Wellness Institute

2017 Global Wellness Economy Not only should we think of health holistically, instead of reactive disease management, we need to think about a global wellness economy. Just as healthcare must move beyond the walls of a clinic, wellness is not limited to the borders of a country. When we broaden our thinking to encompass wellness …

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Patients want more

Patients want more | FierceHealthcare

Patients Want More Patients want more. It is increasingly that simple. In a world where funds and goods can move around the world, patients want more. Where the Internet allows consumers to share and learn about healthcare practices (modern and ancient) around the world, patients want more. Healthcare consumers understand that 1) health is far …

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sophrology

This Mind-Body Technique Is France’s Best-Kept Secret For Reducing Stress

Sophrology Sophrology seems to be a growing mindfulness practice in many parts of Europe. It is even making a start in the US. Mindfulness practices are wonderful additions to our healthcare. Whether for prevention, balance, or even treatment these millennia-old practices still work. Sophrology is only a few decades old, by comparison, but has capture …

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Understanding Qi

Understanding Qi: How To Boost Your Body’s Energetic Intelligence

Understanding Qi Understanding Qi should not be so difficult. It is a common concept from ancient China. However, the simple idea of Qi seems so convoluted in a modern world, especially for those in the West. Qi is energy, much like steam power was energy to early industrialists. Steam comes from water and heat so …

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