wellness programs

Workplace Mental Health Resources

Workplace Mental Health Resources

Employee assistance programs, wellness benefits, and team building activities - three common workplace supports that help support employee mental health.

What is offered at your workplace? Are you aware of the resources available to you?

Scientific Evidence Supports Aromatherapy to Reduce Stress

Scientific Evidence Supports Aromatherapy to Reduce Stress

Life is stressful. Although some stress is not a bad thing, experiencing too much stress can be damaging to your health. What are some ways you de-stress? Have you ever considered aromatherapy? Scientific evidence supports the use of aromatherapy as a "de-stressor" that can help your body experience lower levels of stress. 

Do Corporate Wellness Programs make us Unwell?

Do Corporate Wellness Programs make us Unwell?

Recently, there has been some debate about the effectiveness of corporate wellness programs. The article from the Harvard Business Review by Scott Berinato, and a segment on the CBC Radio Q, highlighted some interesting aspects of wellness programs having the reverse effect – that wellness programs are making employees unwell! We truly appreciate this perspective as it is important to critically evaluate any corporate initiatives.  

Mindful Workplaces & Mind-Blowing Savings

Mindful Workplaces & Mind-Blowing Savings

There has been a lot of discussion about incorporating mindfulness practices into the corporate sector. We appreciate that there are varying opinions on its effectiveness, but is it worth a try?