Healthy and happy employees are productive employees! The workplace is a second home. People spend 8-10 hours a day with their coworkers.
Why are Google, Zappos, and Dreamworks known as some of the best places to work? They care about their employees and they understand the value of corporate wellness.
Invest in your people and your people will invest in your success.
Shift your company culture to higher levels of performance with Uplift Workplace Wellness.
Stress is the Silent Killer
40% of job turnover is due to stress
Over 50% of lost work days are stress related, keeping about 1 million people per day from attending work
Stress that’s left unchecked can contribute to many health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes.
Common effects of stress on the body
- Muscle tension or pain
- Chest pain
- Change in sex drive
- Stomach upset
- Sleep problems
Common effects of stress on mood
- Lack of motivation or focus
- Feeling overwhelmed
- Irritability or anger
- Sadness or depression
Common effects of stress on behavior
- Overeating or undereating
- Angry outbursts
- Drug or alcohol abuse
- Tobacco use
- Social withdrawal
The Uplift Movement takes a fun, effective, and practical approach to empowering employees with tools that help them manage their stress and ultimately enhance their health and happiness.
Performance and productivity is influenced by the health of an employee. Poor health and lots of stress lead to low performance. Time is money! Productivity is critical to the success of an organization.
Workplace Wellness Programs:
- Keep the health and productivity of employees at an optimum level.
- Contain healthcare costs.
- Differentiate from competition and increase employee retention.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a report titled “Winning With Wellness” that makes the case for the business value of workplace wellness programs.
10 key statistics on wellness programs cited in the report:
- More than one-third of Americans are overweight or obese. (p. 3)
- As of 2012, 117 million Americans had one or more chronic illnesses, which account for 75 percent of all healthcare costs in the U.S. (p. 3)
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that nearly 86 million Americans have prediabetes, and less than 10 percent of them are aware of their condition. (p. 3)
- Top two chronic health conditions driving health-related costs for employers were depression and obesity, research showed. (p. 3)
- Employees who scored low on “life satisfaction” stayed home from work 1.25 more days per month than those with higher scores, adding up to about 15 additional days off per year. (p. 15)
- Approximately 80 percent of people are not ready to take action to change their health behaviors at any given time, according to management research. (p. 9)
- If an individual does the following five things, they typically spend 33 percent to 50 percent less on healthcare costs: Walking 30 minutes per day, eating healthy, not smoking, having a waist size less than half their height and drinking alcohol only in moderation. (p. 3)
- 87 percent of employers are committed to workplace wellness and 73 percent offer a wellness program, according to a survey. (p. 4)
- In a survey, more than 60 percent of employers said workplace wellness programs reduced their organizations’ healthcare costs. (p. 15)
- Studies show that well-designed wellness programs have a return on investment of $1.50 to $3 per dollar spent over a two- to nine-year timeframe. (p. 16)
- Onsite Yoga Classes
- Onsite Fitness Classes including (Zumba and Bootcamps)
- Onsite Workshops
- Cooking Demos
- Lunch & Learns
- Healthy Eating on the Go
- Eating for Energy
- Eliminate Cravings
- Meal Planning
- Cleansing & Detoxing
- Food as Medicine
- Mindfulness & Meditation
- Chair Yoga
- Emotional & Mental Fitness
- Weight Loss Programming
- Stress Management Programming
- Customized Programming Available
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