How Workplace Wellbeing Can Help Retain Top Talent

By LifeDojo Team Nov 25, 2015 6:25:00 AM

This article originally appeared in Recruiting Blogs.

Wellness Dreams And How To Make Them Real

By LifeDojo Team Nov 18, 2015 6:05:00 AM

This article originally appeared in Business 2 Community.

In a perfect world, your employees exercise before work, always reach for carrots instead of potato chips, and stay sharp and energized throughout the day. But healthy habits aren’t always the default choice for people — whether they’re at home or in the office.

To Be Effective, Wellness Programs Should Be Inclusive

By Chris Cutter Nov 4, 2015 7:35:00 AM

This article originally appeared in SHRM Benefits blog.

Resilience: The Key To Lasting Employee Wellbeing

By LifeDojo Team Oct 28, 2015 9:05:00 AM


Resilience has become the fastest growing wellness focus in corporate America this year. According to a recent survey from Buck Consultants at Xerox, 22% of companies already have resilience programs and 28% are planning to offer them soon. Why? Resilience, the ability to bounce back from challenges or persevere despite setbacks, may be the secret to long-term success. Resilience predicts success more accurately than IQ or conscientiousness, as described in a TED talk by Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth. Researchers at the University of Western Sydney found that resilience also boosts employee health and performance.

NEWS: LifeDojo corporate wellness research study reveals significant improvements in employee health, job satisfaction

By LifeDojo Team Oct 21, 2015 6:30:00 AM

Corporate wellness firm LifeDojo Inc., together with client partner Komoto Healthcare, have announced the results of a 6-month wellness program study. The program, led by Danielle Colayco, PharmD, MS, Director of Health Outcomes & Value Strategy at Komoto Healthcare, achieved significant increases across a number of metrics, including 85% of employees sticking with their chosen health habits for the entire 90 day program, 1 in 3 employees losing more than 2% of their body weight, and a 40% increase in job satisfaction. Nearly every employee reported being satisfied with the program.

Stress: The Badge of Honor That’s Harming Your Staff

By Chris Cutter Oct 15, 2015 10:18:54 AM

This article was originally published in Talent Zoo.

If you were to ask employees anywhere on the globe whether or not they enjoy being stressed, chances are pretty good you would get a hard “no” across the board. Even if they were to ignore the various studies pointing to the negative effects of stress on the body, you could still probably boil most people’s answers down to a simple “stress sucks.”

The Threat That May Be Stunting the Success of Your Wellness Program

By Chris Cutter Sep 25, 2015 6:04:00 AM

You’ve developed your wellness program rollout plan, sent out the emails, and put up the posters to promote it. Your wellness program is finally off the ground and running — with one problem. No matter how great your program offering is, you sadly may still end up being met with minimal sign-ups and a low participation rate. What could possibly be missing?

Don’t Get Duped: How to Navigate Diet Science

By Chris Cutter Sep 10, 2015 4:52:55 PM

This article was originally published in Bright Hub.

Do you have friends who bounce from fad diet to fad diet but rarely see results? Most of us do. Sometimes, it’s hard to blame them — especially when the media makes it difficult for us to separate the tried-and-true eating habits from the fly-by-night fads.

Building Buzz: 10 ideas for marketing your next wellness program

By Irene Malatesta Sep 9, 2015 4:25:00 PM

If your company is launching a new wellness initiative next year, what will you do to ensure the program’s success?

Is Your Wellness Program a Slave to Fads or Backed by Science?

By Chris Cutter Sep 2, 2015 10:56:23 AM

This article was originally published in Entrepreneur.

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