Companies are not doing enough to support wellness champions

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By Stefan Gingerich, M.S., senior research analyst, StayWell

How do your clients tackle employee well-being? Organization size, location, employee distribution and corporate culture are all factors that affect well-being goals and strategies, which are probably different from other organizations. Although no two companies are completely alike, one strategy that appears to be used by organizations of all sizes is wellness champion networks.

Research has shown a connection between social interactions and emotional well-being, and that we benefit from interaction with others. This often comes in the form of sharing information and successes, and acting as cheerleaders for peers, coworkers and social connections who are trying to make healthy lifestyle changes.

Read on for the full article as published in Employee Benefits Adviser magazine.

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