Tags: Wellness

Suicide Prevention: What Everyone Needs to Know

Suicide Prevention What Everyone Needs to Know

Suicide has become an epidemic in the United States. In 2016, there were 1156 recorded suicide deaths in Colorado. That is the highest number in the state’s history. The rate of suicides has also increased. While those between the ages of 25 and  44  are the most likely to commit suicide, tragically, it is the leading cause of death among 10- to 24-year-olds. Suicide is not a new issue. It has been among the top 12 leading causes of death in the U.S. since 1975, according to the Centers for... Read More

Are You Drinking Enough Water Every Day?

Are You Drinking Enough Water

There are many health benefits from drinking water including weight loss and reduced fluid retention, but above all, the body simply cannot function without it. But how much water do you actually need to drink each day? No Easy Answers The truth is, your water needs depend on many factors, including your health, how active you are and where you live. No single formula fits everyone, so understanding your body’s individual needs is essential in helping to determine how much water you should be drinking each day to maintain optimal... Read More

Easy Ways to Stay Fit at the Office

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Staying fit is part of the job description for some people. They have jobs that keep them moving all day, whether it’s physical labor, or other physical activity. But for other workers, they have jobs that are more sedentary or keep them at a desk for the majority of their workday. Just because you have a desk job, though, doesn’t mean your fitness goals have to go out the window. There are many ways to stay fit at the office even if your job doesn’t include lots of physical activity.... Read More

What You and Your Children Need to Know About Bullying

What You and Your Children Need to Know About Bullying

Bullying and its consequences are a hot topic these days. While it’s a problem that has existed for longer than anyone can remember, it has only been in recent years that our society has begun to understand the lasting consequences and costs of bullying, not only for the bullied, but for bullies and for society as a whole. With the start of the school year upon us, bullying is a subject on the minds of both parents and students. To help you get your child’s school year off to the... Read More

5 Bonus Benefits of Workplace Wellness Programs

5 Bonus Benefits of a Workplace Wellness Program

Workplace wellness programs have become increasingly popular in recent years. It is well known that workplace wellness programs can help lower workers’ compensation costs. But there are also other benefits of these programs that can benefit both employees and employers. Great workplace wellness programs include more than just safety initiatives. Not only can these programs help reduce work-related injuries and possibly lower work comp costs, but a well-executed program can also help increase employee morale, lead to better health, and improve quality of life—both at work and away—for all participants.... Read More

How To Start Your Company Wellness Program On A Budget

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Do you have a company wellness program? If not, why not? Is your company too small? Do you think a wellness program is too expensive? Do you think it wouldn’t make any difference? If you answered yes to these three questions, you’re probably wrong. Wellness programs can provide tremendous benefits for businesses of all sizes. Whether you’re a tiny start-up with only a few employees, or whether you have dozens of employees in multiple locations, you can create and run a company wellness program that will not only help create... Read More