Welcome to Part #2 of this 11-part series to help corporate wellness administrators incorporate initiatives into their workplace that are effective and generate lasting change for a strong wellness ROI. If you missed #1, check it out here>>>
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We’ve all been there, working with leaders that encourage work/life balance while they’re emailing us on the weekend. It’s hard to follow the leader when the leader isn’t laying the foundation for the behavior they’d like us to model.
Makes sense, right? It’s no different when it comes to wellness programs. It’s tough for an employee to engage in a wellness program if their leadership doesn’t model...
In May of 2012, I went on my first transformational retreat that completely changed my life. At the time, I was in such a desperate place that I was ready to try anything. I was 50 lbs. overweight, drinking a bottle (or two) of wine every night, working 70 hrs./week, traveling 3 – 4 weeks out of the month…all while my mother was suffering from severe mental illness 3,000 miles away.
At the time, I knew exercise would help. I knew I had to drink less. I knew I needed to meditate. I knew I needed to change my dietary habits. I knew I needed more balance.
But I was completely stuck and overwhelmed at the idea of “doing one more thing.”
I knew in my gut I had to get away and completely break my routine of working, drinking, caring for others day in and day out. After a lot of research with Google, I ended up finding an outfit in Sedona, AZ.
I scheduled a consultation call with a guide to review my workshop and session options. The price was...