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Archive for the Behavior Change Category

Habit Change in Employees Takes Time; Commitment

Habit change; behavior change; wellness coaching; health coaching; workplace wellness programs; employee wellness

Habit Change Requires Patience and Dedication The underlying driver of any wellness program is to inspire and motivate people to change behaviors. Whether the goal is to eat healthier or to quit smoking, it all comes down to habit change. Behavior modification takes time, patience, determination and most of all commitment. In today’s busy workplace this

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What is a Health Coach? Insight from SB Wellness Coach and Clients

health coach; wellness coaching; behavior change; employee wellness; employee wellness programs; weight management; health coaching

What is a Health Coach? When most of us think of the word coach, our favorite professional sports team, former football coach or our child’s soccer coach comes to mind. We think of a person who pushes you, teaches you skills and guides you to a goal of achieving greatness. In today’s world the word

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Wellness Coaching: Good for Employees, Good for Business

wellness coaching; bottom line; productivity; employee wellness; employee well-being; employee wellness programs; health coaching

Wellness Coaching is Good Business In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that lost productivity from absenteeism related to illness, cost employers $225.8 billion annually in the United States, or $1,685 per employee. This doesn’t include losses resulting from employees who come to work sick or in pain. Productivity can suffer from lifestyle factors such as sleep issues, poor

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Behavior Modification in Employees Takes Time; Commitment

Habit change; behavior change; wellness coaching; health coaching; workplace wellness programs; employee wellness

Behavior Modification in the Workplace Requires Patience and Dedication The underlying driver of any wellness program is to inspire and motivate people to change behaviors. Whether the goal is to get employees to eat healthier, lower blood pressure, lose weight or quit smoking it all comes down to behavior modification. Behavior modification takes time, patience, determination

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Quitting Smoking and Its Role in the Workplace

quitting smoking; smoking in workplace; quit smart; smoking cessation; employee who smokes; healthcare costs

Quitting Smoking in the Workplace According to the American Cancer Society, about half of Americans who smoke and don’t stop will die because of smoking. This statistic is sobering; that’s why it’s important to realize the necessity of supporting employees in quitting smoking.

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