Recent Posts by Britteny Salvador

 
BRITTENY SALVADOR IS AN INFLEXIBLE YOGI, ASPIRING GARDENER AND HEALTHY EATING ADVOCATE. IN HER SPARE TIME YOU'LL FIND HER ON THE MAT OR TREKKING THROUGH THE OUTDOORS.

How to Include Disabled Employees in Wellness Activities

Nearly one in five adult Americans has some kind of disability according to the U.S. Census Bureau — which means your workplace likely has a percentage of employees with physical, mental, or sensory limitations. And since more workers are retiring later, you should expect an increase in employees on the job with age-related disabilities. These employees may be eager to participate in your wellness program, but don’t know if there’s a place for them.

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Creating a Holistic Wellness Program: How to Go Beyond Exercise and Nutrition

What does “wellness” mean? Is it about eating right and exercising? Is it about feeling happy? About having good relationships with others? All of the above certainly come under the wellness banner, which means that ideally, they should be part of an employee wellness program. A holistic wellness program addresses aspects of health and well-being, and goes beyond just physical needs. And such well-rounded programs are becoming a force within HR departments: According to a recent survey from Gallagher Benefit Services, 34 percent of wellness programs now include financial counseling, 28 percent offer volunteer opportunities, and 27 percent offer community engagement.

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5 Clever Ways to Beat Procrastination

Getting started is often the hardest part of any task that you are avoiding, especially when it comes to working out. Even if you are passionate about something it can be hard to set aside the time to accomplish that task. 

Whether there is a tight deadline at work or you just want to squeeze in a daily workout, procrastination can creep up and stop you from accomplishing what you set out to do. 

Who needs all that drama? Not YOU!

Here are five clever ways to combat procrastination and become a more productive you.

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4 Things Successful People Do on the Weekends

At the end of a long work week I often find myself resisting the urge to collapse from exhaustion. It’s so tempting to think about the weekend as a time to sleep in and binge on my favorite TV shows. As relaxing as it sounds, I know these habits aren’t helping me lead a healthy life.

Instead, I’m turning this weekend into my secret weapon for professional success and I’m inviting YOU to do the same!

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At Grokker, we want to give everyone the tools necessary to lead a healthier and happier life. And we’ve found that your employers want that for you too! We’ve created Grokker for Enterprise, a comprehensive wellness program to make it easy for your employer to bring all the benefits of Grokker to their entire employee base.

If you and your colleagues would benefit from Grokker for Enterprise - now’s the time to raise your hand! Enter our #GrokkerAtWork contest and your company could win 50% off their Grokker for Enterprise plan.

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