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Top 10 Wellness Blog Posts of 2023

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As we enter the new year, we’d like to take the time to round up our top ten blog posts from 2023. Check out the highlights from this past year and get some great tips for your organization’s wellness program as we head into 2024.

Wellness Workdays has developed a Behavioral Health and Wellness program designed to target employee mental health and resiliency to improve overall health outcomes. Wellness Workdays’ Behavioral Health and Wellness Coaches (BHWC) are trained to help employees learn to manage stress and anxiety and develop necessary coping skills to best achieve mental wellness. Based on available data, coaches trained in this approach can cover approximately 70% of employee mental health needs. Click here to read the article and learn more.

Is black seed oil really as powerful as some say? Also known as Nigella-sativa or black cumin seed, it has been said that black seed oil cures all except death. But is there any truth to this? Click here to dive into some of the incredible benefits of this whole-food supplement.

Is your lower back bothering you again? You’re not alone. Some of your co-workers are likely experiencing the same frustration even if no one is talking about it. According to an NCHS Data Brief, 39% of adults over age 18 experienced back pain within the prior three months. Read the article for tips to reduce your back pain.

I am sure you have heard before that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Benefits of eating breakfast include weight management, increased energy, and an improved overall mood. Eating breakfast has also been shown to improve blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels. Skipping breakfast on the other hand, may result in headaches, faintness, difficulty concentrating, and increased risk of disease. Click here to learn more about some of the benefits of breakfast.

Nutrition and health professionals hear this statement frequently, along with the question, “How do I lower my cholesterol?” Does this sound like you? If so, then you’re in the right place. This blog will help you to understand what cholesterol is, why lowering it is important, and five things you can start doing today to improve your cholesterol levels.

Following a plant-based diet can be great for one's health if done correctly and with proper nutrition research and education. One thing that many people remain unaware of when following a plant-based diet is the concept of complete proteins. Complete proteins are ones that contain all 9 essential amino acids. Read the article to learn more about ways to vary your protein on a plant-based diet.

Fifteen million United States employees are currently on a night shift schedule. Adjusting to a night shift schedule can be difficult at first. Being awake while most people are sleeping, and vice versa, can make it harder to stick to healthy habits like receiving adequate nutrition, getting quality sleep, and incorporating exercise. Read the article to learn how to incorporate a healthy diet, exercise and quality sleep while working night shift.

You may have heard the term, but what is “brain fog?” While it is not an official medical term, it is a loose term used to describe difficulty concentrating, chronic mental fatigue, and cognitive dysfunction. Brain fog affects everyone differently, but the most common symptoms include lack of concentration, forgetfulness, mental flatlining and chronic fatigue. It can make it difficult to perform tasks at work, have conversations and make up your mind. Learn more here.

Are you noticing that your employees are feeling stressed? Stress can result in poor work performance, fatigue, loss of interest in daily activities, and emotional distress. From the employer's standpoint, this is problematic as it can also increase presenteeism in the workplace. Here are 3 things you can offer employees to manage workplace stress.

Promoting a culture of mental well-being has become imperative for most organizations. And for good reason! Recent estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO) speculate that around 15% of adults of working age suffer from a mental disorder. Learn more here.

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