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Healthy tips for busy people. Get the skinny. Start feeling better.

Obese workers cost U.S. employers an estimated $73.1 billion in health care costs and lost productivity each year. With a stressed economy, businesses are trying to do more with less, making a healthy workforce more critical than ever.

You may be familiar with the impacts of employee absenteeism on your company’s bottom line, but what about presenteeism, often defined as being “at work, but out of it.” When sickness, injury, and anxiety go unresolved, it impacts workers’ productivity.

But does investing in a worksite wellness program pay off? We believe so and we can show you how.

If you are a small business owner, HR representative, or are just concerned about the health of your organization, and want to know more about starting a new or enhancing an existing wellness program, contact us.

Employees are vital to the success of your business.

We have strategies and tools to optimize your employees’ engagement and effectiveness.

Vacation Time!

Vacation Time!

by Starr Long - July 31, 2017

Research suggests that taking a vacation is actually good for your health. Did you know that most American workers aren’t taking any vacation time?

Inbox Overload

Inbox Overload

by Holly Foreman - January 16, 2017

Are you on email inbox overload? Email is a very useful tool for communication when used appropriately, but it can also be overwhelming because of the volume of emails received.

Walk It Out

Walk It Out

by Becca Brannan, RN - April 09, 2015

You are sitting in a dimly lit room with no windows. The chair you are sitting in was comfortable for approximately 5 minutes. You know this because you have checked the clock on the wall so many times that the shape imprints on whatever you look at next. You can’t remember what the guy next to you just said. Well, let’s be honest… you weren’t really paying attention.