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Does Your Workplace Focus Enough on Mental Health?

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Jul 2017

Does Your Workplace Focus Enough on Mental Health?

Mental Health isn’t a buzz word. It’s well being! People can become so “comfortable” in a stressful work environment, they don’t realize there are alternatives. Work and stress don’t need to be synonymous with each other. In fact, if your employees are stressed by their work, you have a big problem on your hands. Why This is a Problem? People who are stressed are not...

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The Well-Being ROI: Why Every Business Should Focus on Workplace Wellness

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Jul 2017

The Well-Being ROI: Why Every Business Should Focus on Workplace Wellness

If you’ve been reading business articles lately, you’ve likely heard the term Workplace Wellness. Now more than ever, workplaces are taking on some of the responsibility for keeping their employees healthy. This makes sense, many employees spend a third of their day at the office. And more evidence is finding extended periods of sitting at computer screens isn’t necessarily good for people. Ethically, corporations have...

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Employees Aren’t Satisfied With Benefits Like They Used to Be, Here’s the Changes to Make

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Jun 2017

Employees Aren’t Satisfied With Benefits Like They Used to Be, Here’s the Changes to Make

What do you think, when you see 70% on a report? For most, it’s just okay. It’s a B-, average number that doesn’t indicate any sort of excellence or overachieving. Well according to the latest Sanofi Canada study, which is Canada’s longest-running survey on health benefit plans, 70% is also the average percentage of people with benefit plans satisfied with their job. This is an...

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How To Create a Happier (And Therefore More Productive) Workplace

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Jun 2017

How To Create a Happier (And Therefore More Productive) Workplace

Summer in Guelph means Farmer’s Markets, Hillside Festival, ice cream at the Boathouse and plenty of other fun. With all these happy things to daydream about, maintaining productivity in the workplace can be a challenge. But it doesn’t need to be difficult! Productivity and employee happiness go hand in hand. Here’s some simple ways you can increase both in your workplace. Focus on the Whole,...

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6 Ways to Continually Motivate Yourself to Better Wellness #MayHealth

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May 2017

6 Ways to Continually Motivate Yourself to Better Wellness #MayHealth

You know the hardest part about staying healthy? Convincing yourself you’re worth the effort. Taking steps to become more healthy can be incredibly rewarding, but the journey feels long and rough at times. Our Bensol team in Guelph, is constantly encouraging each other to eat better and be more active! We inspire each other because staying motivated isn’t easy, we get it. Now that we’re...

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The Guilt of Healthy Living (and how to get past it)

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May 2017

The Guilt of Healthy Living (and how to get past it)

*This is a guest post from our friends at Clearpath Chiropractic in Guelph* Eat plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits. Exercise, and be physically active on a daily basis. Maintain a schedule of regular, restful sleep. You know this already. I know this already. We’ve known this for years. You would think that it doesn’t need to be said because we are all models of...

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How to Get Employees to Take Part in Wellness Programs

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Apr 2017

How to Get Employees to Take Part in Wellness Programs

Just like cars, homes, or anything really, our bodies can wear down and have more issues OVER TIME if we don’t treat them well NOW. Many companies incorporate wellness programs in the workplace in order to create healthier lifestyles for their employees. Not just because healthy employees are more happy and productive, but because you’ll actually see an improvement on your bottom line if you cut...

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5 Things You Should Remember at Every Networking Event

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Apr 2017

5 Things You Should Remember at Every Networking Event

We had a blast at the Tabletop Tradeshow this week seeing some of our friends in Guelph! We were happy to meet so many local businesses from the local chamber and members of the community. We hope you were able to say hi, pick up some information on the Chamber’s Plan and maybe even grab one of our stylish mugs! We love networking, and in the...

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The New Generation of Benefits for Guelph Millennials

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Mar 2017

The New Generation of Benefits for Guelph Millennials

You may have noticed more seemingly young people at your workplace. The fact is, Millennials have recently passed Baby Boomers as the world’s largest generation. In a university town like Guelph, paying mind to what the next generation wants in the workplace is going to be key to your small business’ quality of service and longevity! But is it even possible to keep millennial employees?...

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