Posted by Jane Wang We all know that mobile applications (apps) have the potential to help people increase their physical activity, but little is known about the action change techniques marketed in these apps. The most common techniques involve providing instruction on how to perform exercises, providing feedback on performance and goal-setting for physical activity. … Continue reading How Can Holistic Wellness Apps Lead to Habit Changes?
Posted by Tasneem Panchbhaya We had a great webinar in May, in honour of Global Employee Health and Fitness month. I sat down with Optimity’s CEO, Jane Wang, to talk about how to promote best practice tips in the workplace to promote employee engagement. You can watch the full webinar here. Here are a few … Continue reading Wellbeing in the Workplace: Why Employee Engagement Matters (Optimity Webinar Recap)
We know that everyone is unique, so why do we still think that a one-size fits all wellness program can succeed in our workplaces? Employees are individuals with different needs and wants and a single approach to wellness can only benefit a small number of employees, which means that it is more likely to fail. … Continue reading One-size fits all wellness programs are a thing of the past!
Did you know that Americans spent an average of $714 on out of pocket health care in 2016? This number continues to increase year on year. The rising costs of healthcare in North America makes it crucial for companies to start putting a larger focus on corporate wellness programs. The growing industry of corporate wellness … Continue reading The Future of Health and Wellness Today
Posted by Laura Carter TIME STAMP: 2 MINUTE READ Open enrollment season does not traditionally elicit much excitement among HR professionals or the employee population they serve. There is a lot of administrative work involved and employees are usually inundated with an overload of dry communications materials. But are we missing a great chance to get … Continue reading Leveraging Opportunities During Open Enrolment