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BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted by Ulliance on Jul 7, 2020 3:24:16 PM

Close the Mental Health Care Gap for Black, Indigenous and People of Color 

Help to Raise Awareness and Provide Access to Essential information and resources

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Topics: wellness, healthy cooking, workplace, resources, EAP, workplace wellbeing, anti-discrimination, #StigmaFree, culture, #RiseAbove, well-being, mental health awareness month, Company Culture, total well-being

Take a Vaca Without Leaving Your Backyard

Posted by Ulliance on Jul 1, 2020 9:12:22 AM

Many of us had to cancel our vacations and have had to stay at home and get really creative with our own spaces. 

we have some tips to get you started! 

Below is my deck. Loaded with vines, herbs and flowers. 

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Topics: wellness, healthy cooking, resources, EAP, workplace wellbeing, well-being, healthy recipes, Company Culture, total well-being

The Link Between Mental Health & Total Well-being

Posted by Kathryn Lynch-Morin on Feb 12, 2020 2:15:21 PM

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. 

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Topics: EAP, emotional problems, workplace wellbeing, #RiseAbove, well-being, Company Culture, total well-being

Engage Remote Workers with Wellness Programs

Posted by Ulliance on Jul 30, 2019 8:16:55 AM

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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Topics: wellness, wellness programs, workplace wellbeing, well-being, Company Culture, remote workers

Ulliance Launches a NEW & Enhanced Website!

Posted by Ulliance on Jun 4, 2019 9:31:15 AM

We've been working hard behind the scenes to provide our users with a NEW, fresh WEBSITE that is full of resources for all of their workforce solution needs. 

Below are just a few of the resources you will find:

  • Explainer videos
  • ROI calculator
  • Human capital investment stats
  • Total well-being trends
  • Why investing in training is a good idea
  • AND MUCH MORE!
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Topics: employee assistance program, wellness, workplace, workplace wellbeing, the cost of employee turnover, happiness on the job, leadership training

May is Mental Health Month

Posted by Ulliance on May 2, 2019 9:18:16 AM

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].

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Topics: employee assistance program, workplace wellbeing, #RiseAbove, well-being, mental health awareness month

How Are You Helping Your Employees Lead A Healthier Lifestyle?

Posted by Ulliance on Apr 12, 2019 8:15:26 AM

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.

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Topics: corporate smoking cessation programs, workplace wellbeing, well-being

The Benefits of Workplace Wellness

Posted by Ulliance on Apr 2, 2019 1:11:50 PM

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.

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Topics: financial wellness, workplace wellbeing, well-being, happiness on the job

Happiness: An Inside Job

Posted by Ulliance on Mar 15, 2019 9:23:48 AM

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. 

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Topics: employee assistance program, EAP, workplace wellbeing, culture, #RiseAbove, well-being, happiness on the job

Move It, Move It! Businesses benefit when employees get regular physical activity.

Posted by Kathryn Lynch-Morin on Feb 26, 2019 1:38:47 PM

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. 

2019 well-being ebook

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Topics: employee assistance program, wellness, Nicotine cessation, quit snmoking, corporate smoking cessation programs, workplace wellbeing, comliance, well-being, the cost of employee turnover, employee retention

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