The Cost of Ignoring Workplace Wellness

One of the most serious issues that workplace wellness programs address is mental health. It is becoming increasingly important for wellness programs to tackle this issue because it is often harder to identify compared to physical health problems. In one study that used the World Health Organization Health and Work Performance Questionnaire, depression and anxiety ranked as some of the top work...

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Creating Goal Congruence in the Workplace

Working with people who are only interested in their own personal gain is a recipe for disaster. Such employees lack motivation and are not invested in the coordination or success of the organization. This results in a dysfunctional workforce which is characterized by high staff turnover and an inability to achieve goals. So how can this dysfunctional setup be avoided or remedied? An effective...

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Sleeping on the Job

Let’s start with the newest trend first: off-site nap centers. Currently cropping up in Manhattan, these centers are havens for the worker without a workplace nap room to turn to. Rent a nap by the minute and cozy up in some pretty luxe accommodations. At Nap York, a pop-up near Penn Station, nappers rent a pod complete with blackout curtains, sleep masks, phone chargers and refreshments. Meanw...

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