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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

behavior modification; employee well-being; supporting behavior change; culture change

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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Health Coaching for Matters of the Heart

health coaching, heart health, employee heart health, employee wellness program, disease management, wellness coaching, employee health coaching

Health Coaching can target employee heart health risk. With approximately 610,000 deaths annually, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. According to the CDC, every year about 735,000 Americans have a heart attack. Of these, a surprising 30% happen in people who have already had a heart attack. Thanks to

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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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Dangers of Sitting All Day: Improving Office Erogonomics

workplace ergonomics, workplace safety, ergonomics, reduced workplace risks, employee well-being, workplace stress, employee wellness programs

Did you know that sitting all day can be as bad for employees’ health as smoking cigarettes? Why you may need to improve office ergonomics and reduce risks… We hear it everyday from our client’s employees…”I sit ALL DAY…I’m in pain from being in the same position all day…I’m too tired to exercise at the end

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