As employee wellness grows in importance, it’s time to start planning for the future. In 2023, a comprehensive employee wellness program will be essential for businesses of all sizes. A plan that considers employee health will help you attract and retain top talent, build employee morale, and boost employee productivity. Developing an effective employee wellness program doesn’t have to be
Parental burnout is a real and growing issue for parents today, particularly when it comes to balancing work and home life. The childcare demands can lead to stress, exhaustion, and even depression, affecting a parent’s work productivity and overall well-being. Fortunately, employers have several options available to help reduce parental burnout in their workforce. Employers can consider implementing a few
Welcome new employees! It’s important to welcome them properly to retain them and foster productive relationships. By taking the time to welcome new employees thoughtfully and efficiently, you can increase their chances of staying with your company longer and create a more positive workplace experience for everyone involved. Here are eleven ways to effectively welcome new employees to your company.
When it comes to professional development, mentorship is a key ingredient for success. A mentorship program pairs an experienced individual with someone who’s looking to learn and grow in their career. While mentorship programs have traditionally been done in person, more and more companies are offering remote mentorship programs to allow for greater flexibility and accessibility. Mentorship programs can be
Businesses have made great strides in disability inclusion, but there is still room for improvement. A key area is encouraging employees to identify as disabled openly. This openness is essential to creating a sense of belonging for everyone in the workplace. Companies that create an inclusive environment acknowledge all people and make everyone feel welcome. This approach ensures that everyone
Now more than ever, employees have more control over their schedules. The hybrid work environment is a mix of remote and on-site work, so employees can work from anywhere, and have more access to flexible work arrangements. This shift is changing how employers approach employee management. In the past, management styles were more hierarchical and top-down. But in a hybrid
There’s no doubt that technology has changed the way we work. Computers, smartphones, and other devices have become essential tools in many industries. But with all the new technology available, getting employees on board with technology adoption can take time and effort. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your employees understand and adopt new technology.
Team meetings are essential for the success of any team, but they can also be a drain on time and energy if not run efficiently. Consider this; your boss has put you in charge of running team meetings for your department. You want to make sure that these meetings are productive and helpful for everyone involved, but you’re unsure how
We all know the feeling of hitting snooze too many times and then scrambling to prepare for the day ahead. Or maybe we oversleep and wake up feeling groggy and disoriented. Sound familiar? Developing a morning ritual can be the answer if you’re looking for a way to start your days off on the right foot. A morning ritual can
Everyone takes self-care activities for granted as a necessary part of life. How often do you think about self-care? You may view self-care practices — such as eating healthy foods, exercising, getting enough sleep — as obvious, so much so that they don’t register in your mind. However, self-care is even more important when working from home because you need
Are you feeling exhausted and stressed? Are you finding it hard to focus or complete your work? You may be experiencing signs of burnout. Burnout is a serious condition that can lead to long-term health problems if not addressed. It’s essential to identify burnout symptoms early and take steps to avoid it. By understanding what burnout is, why it’s essential
An emotional detox teaches you how to manage negative emotions and makes it possible to live a life full of joy, peace, and happiness. A few years ago, I decided I needed to clean up my diet. I felt sluggish and bloated all the time and knew that my diet was to blame. I planned to batch cook meals
Take the time to care for your feet since foot health is an indication of overall health. Roughly 20% of adults experience dry feet. That’s surprising, isn’t it? Considering our feet quite literally act as our physical foundation. They help us stand, walk, dance, and so much more. Yet when it comes to self-care, feet aren’t a top priority.
Gone are the days when employee perks consisted of gift cards around the holidays and expensed business lunches. Now, more than ever, companies offer exceptional wellness perks that attract and retain the best employees. From monthly catered lunches to travel stipends, companies continue to explore new and exciting ways to keep employees happy and engaged. But with more people working
Self-care doesn’t have to be complicated. Pampering is about finding simple activities that make you happy. Between caring for kids, managing a career or business, connecting with your partner, and making time for friends and family, your days are full of activity. As a result, there isn’t much time left for pampering. Who’s got time for bubble baths when
Like millions of people, one of my favorite things to do is listen to podcasts. They’re engaging, there’s a wide variety to choose from, and they’re easy to listen to anywhere. One of my go-to genres, when I need some inspiration, is self-help podcasts. I like that episodes offer tons of actionable insights. But here’s the thing. Whether you’re new
“The average American spends $143,280 on self-care in their lifetime.” That’s about $199 per month, or 22% of their disposable income. Self-care is important but you don’t have to break the bank to pamper yourself. In fact, you can do it for free. Canadians also spend a great deal of money on self-care. Canadian millennials alone spend $295 a month
When starting a business, there many — maybe even hundreds — other companies out there doing something similar. Take the subscription box industry for example. In the last 10 years or so, there’s been tremendous growth in the industry with thousands of boxes available to choose from and millions of site visits every year. It makes you wonder how new
The number one piece of feedback I get from subscribers is the need to find ways to incorporate self-care into their daily lives. Between working, chasing after kids, supporting their significant other and a long list of other responsibilities, moms have very little time for themselves…let alone self-care. Or so they think. Based on my own experience as a working,
You’ve waited nine months for your bundle of joy to arrive and now that they’re here, motherhood — especially if this is your first time — isn’t exactly what you expected. Yes, babies smell wonderful, their little clothes are adorable and you could spend all day staring at the miracle that is your baby. But what’s also true is that