Even a good wellness program can benefit from a fresh approach.
Fitness reimbursement has been noted as a mainstay employee perk. In fact, over 70 percent of Wellness Council of Wisconsin (WCWI) member employers are offering some form of support to employees for gym membership and/or specialty fitness needs, according to the December 2016 WCWI Member Poll.
So, why don’t traditional wellness programs work? Laura Putnam, CEO and founder of Motion Infusion, answered this at the Jan. 24, 2017 Alliance Learning Circle event in Madison, Wis.
“We can train ourselves to be happier,” said Dr. Kevin McCabe told the audience on Jan. 24, at the Alliance Learning Circle event: Does Happy = Healthy? (Transitioning from a Wellness Plan to a Well-Being Program). Learn how to train your brain and the five principles of happiness.
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About 64 percent of employers say they will focus on building a workplace culture that promotes employee well-being by 2018 according to an analysis by Willis Towers Watson P.L.C.