There are a lot of different types of corporate wellness talks and workshops that will help improve the health and wellness of your employees.
The tricky bit is finding the right one!
There are so many to choose from, and they cover so many different topics, it’s difficult to know where to start with it all.
That’s why I’ve put together this blog post to talk you through how to find the right wellness talks or workshops for you.
As I said earlier, there are A LOT of different types of wellness talks and workshops. Wellness encompasses so many different elements, from mental health to mindfulness, and financial health to nutrition and exercise.
Typically, you will find that wellness talks and workshops cover the following topics:
Although I believe supporting the mental health and well-being of employees needs to be an all-year-round activity, Employee Well-Being Month – which takes place every June – is a great opportunity for improving workplace well-being by getting your teams active, engaged, and inspired.
Employee Well-Being Month was launched by Virgin Pulse in 2009 and has gone on to be embraced by a wide range of organizations.
The pandemic was of course a huge driver of decreasing employee well-being, with the American Psychological Association (APA) warning, “we are facing a national mental health crisis that could yield serious health and social consequences for years to come.”
Employee Well-Being Month 2022 comes after nearly two years of pandemic lockdown, but that has done little to curb the sense of uncertainty and turbulence in workplaces right now.
Throw into the mix other factors like the sense of unease generated by the...
When I work with my clients, I’m often asked about how to improve employee emotional well-being.
This is one of my favorite questions because improving employees' emotional well-being has so many benefits to both the individual employee and the organization as a whole.
Emotional well-being is our ability to regulate our emotions as we cope with the stresses and strains of everyday life and work.
When we have a positive state of emotional well-being we are able to handle difficult situations with an optimistic, proactive, problem-solving outlook.
If our emotional well-being is suffering, we struggle to cope with unexpected events, avoid tackling urgent problems and fail to make effective decisions.
A 2021 report by global analysis firm Gallup found that only 34% of Americans rated their emotional well-being as “excellent” – a record low.
Gallup also tracks a metric they...