ConnectWell Supports IRN’s Real Food Challenge

The Institute for Responsible Nutrition’s, (IRN) goal is to shape the way food is produced, marketed, and distributed by serving as a leading source of science-based information on nutrition. Their mission is to end food-related illness and promote good health, and they believe that learning about nutrition and making lifestyle changes should be easy and […]

Combine Wearable Devices with Vibrant Life℠ Initiatives to Improve Employee Health

Many of us are using wearable devices and their apps to track activities such as step count, heart rate, sleep, nutrition, and more. It’s true, millions of people are watching their numbers on devices in an attempt to get healthy and fit. However, a recent article published in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical […]

Healthy Gift Giving for the Holidays

Healthy Gift Giving for the Holidays It’s time to start planning for both holiday gift giving and New Year’s Resolutions. Every year there are helpful sources that identify gifts that are good for the recipient, good for the environment, and make the gift giver happy with their choices. We have a list, too, and these […]

Return-to-Work Programs for Injured Employees

In ConnectWell’s last blog, we identified strategies for helping people cope with injuries, the challenges that come with limited mobility, and the path for rehabilitation. In this post, we discuss the impact on employers and how employers can help employees work during their rehabilitation and get back to work at their previous capacity. The impact […]

Wellness Linchpin: Why Sleep Matters for Your Company

Whether you have an established wellness program or you are just thinking about starting one, remember the importance of supporting a good night’s rest for your employees. A full 48 percent of Americans report insomnia occasionally, while 22 percent experience insomnia every or almost every night. According to Andrea Bloom, ConnectWell CEO, “Good sleep is […]

Making New Year’s Resolutions That Stick

“This year, I’ll get in shape, once and for all.” “I’ll stop eating sweets.” “I’ll work out every single day.” Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution? Forty-five percent of us do, say experts. But fewer than 10% of us stick to our intention. Why? Because we just don’t know how to change. To […]

Holiday Health

The holidays can be a crazy and stressful time of year. There are social obligations, shopping sprees (worry about that big bill coming in January), family travel, lots of high-calorie, high-sugar and high-fat foods following us and our children from office and school to home—and no time to work it off! So how can we […]