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The phrase “total well-being” likely has you thinking of eating healthier, exercising more and getting regular checkups.
That all may be true, but don’t dismiss the role mental health plays in overall well-being.
Many employers today are taking steps to merge employee assistance programs (EAPs)—which give employees the opportunity to meet and talk with counselors, identify approaches and solutions and receive resources for additional help—with wellness programs and initiatives.
That holistic approach offers many benefits to employers and employees alike.With the mental health components of EAPs incorporated into a physical health-focused wellness program, employees can reduce risk factors associated with chronic disease and their overall health care costs.
Through personalized communication and sharing of resources, you’ll reach onsite and offsite employees.
Remote work offers many benefits to both employees and organizations. From increased worker productivity and lower overhead expenses to decreased employee stress and a smaller carbon footprint, the practice of remote working is growing in popularity. The 2018 State of the Remote Job Marketplace report from FlexJobs says there are now 3.9 million Americans, or 2.9 percent of the total US workforce, who work from home at least half the time—a 115 percent increase from 2005.
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Employees' Mental Health Has a Big Impact on the Workplace
One in five adults in the U.S. will experience a mental illness this year. That’s more than 43 million individuals suffering from a disorder that disrupts their personal life, impacts relationships and affects productivity at work[i].
A recent story went viral about a Japanese company offering an extra six days of paid vacation per year to non-smokers to make up for the time employees who smoked took for cigarette breaks throughout the day. The company is hoping that this incentive will encourage employees who smoke to quit the unhealthy habit for the extra days off. While the impact of this program remains to be seen, it demonstrates how organizations around the world are taking creative action to help their employees adopt healthier lifestyles.
Your business’ financial health is directly tied to the health of your employees.
Lots of sick days. Low engagement and productivity. These business pitfalls can be infrequent, sure, but when you notice that they start becoming a trend, it’s likely they are symptoms of a more significant problem: overlooking employee wellness.
If you’re facing a lot of adversity in life or just struggling to find joy in this world, you might do well to check out the story and sayings of the ancient philosopher Epictetus. He believed that it isn’t the things that happen to us which make us unhappy, but rather our reaction to them that causes those ill feelings.
Modern-day technology and gadgets have made our lives and work easier—but these marvels have also made it much easier for us to sit. A lot.
As our lives become more sedentary, the risks associated with physical inactivity increase. According to one study, physical inactivity shortens life expectancy and increases the risk of many undesirable health conditions, including heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and breast and colon cancers.
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