How to Improve Productivity in the Workplace by Decreasing Stress (Webinar Recap)

Posted by Tasneem Panchbhaya  We had a great webinar in April, in honour of stress awareness month. I sat down with Optimity’s CEO, Jane Wang, to talk about how to decrease stress in the workplace. You can watch the full webinar here. Here are a few key takeaway points from the webinar:   Why it’s … Continue reading How to Improve Productivity in the Workplace by Decreasing Stress (Webinar Recap)

Proactive vs. Reactive Corporate Wellness Programs

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena To date, most people rely on reactive healthcare services, that is, they visit healthcare professionals only when a problem arises or a condition worsens. However, the benefits of a proactive healthcare approach can actually save more lives. As the saying goes, "prevention is better than a cure." A proactive approach prepares … Continue reading Proactive vs. Reactive Corporate Wellness Programs

How Moving Helps You Avoid Downtime and Feeling Exhausted

Do you feel that despite sitting all day, you are left feeling exhausted and tired before the clock strikes 7?  Most of us are guilty of a sedentary lifestyle. A lifestyle where we wake up, drive to work, sit for 8 hours in front of our computer screens, go home and doze off to sleep … Continue reading How Moving Helps You Avoid Downtime and Feeling Exhausted

Optimity and Excellence Canada

Posted by Jane Wang Optimity is delighted to announce that it is working with Excellence Canada to provide followers of Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® with first-hand experience using our rewards-based wellness initiative through a free trial. Excellence Canada is an independent, not-for-profit corporation that is dedicated to advancing organizational performance across Canada. They provide training, … Continue reading Optimity and Excellence Canada

4 Principles for Creating a Wellness Program

Today’s most successful companies know that creating a healthy environment for employees is the most direct way to achieve an increase in productivity and encourage employee loyalty. With so much time spent at work, it goes without saying that a healthy work environment is vital to your employee’s health. Creating a successful wellness program can … Continue reading 4 Principles for Creating a Wellness Program