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Megan Miller

Well-Being

How to Create Wellness Champions

November 21, 2017

Cultivating support for workplace wellness programs is no easy task. Although some of us (myself included) view this challenge as a solo mission, employee participation is paramount to program success—it simply cannot be done alone. Especially in larger organizations and/or those with multiple locations, I would argue it’s impossible without the help of wellness champions. Lucky for us, wellness champions are made, not born.

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Well-Being

The Benefits of an Ergonomic Workplace

June 6, 2017

Admit it. When you get home after a full workday, you often  just want to lie on the couch. But you’re not alone! Many people feel worn out; not just mentally, but physically. On average, 95% of an office workers’ day is spent in front of a computer. It makes sense that we feel drained. And poor ergonomics don’t just make our bodies feel tired, they can actually cause us harm.

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Well-Being

The Impact of Financial Stress on the Body

March 16, 2017

Benjamin Franklin once said “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” I would venture to say that most of us are familiar with this, or some other iteration. Franklin’s words make it clear that money is an absolute. It affects everyone, no matter the form.

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