1. Worksite Wellness Ideas for Challenging Times

    Challenging economic times make it critically important to keep employees healthy, productive, and present. Polls have found that as many as 1/4 to 1/3  of Americans avoid physician visits to save money. 10% or more are delaying refilling their prescriptions or taking smaller doses to try to make existing prescriptions last longer. These types of behaviors can drive individuals further down the …Read More

  2. Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth

    Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth We are all aware that there are indicators of an economic crisis. The looming fiscal cliff, uncertainties of healthcare reform, high unemployment, global competition & devaluation of the dollar are news topics that have become commonplace. On the bright side, times of crisis can also create opportunities for positive change. We must t…Read More

  3. Healthy Weight Loss: Basic Math

    I have been immersed in helping lose weight the RIGHT way for over 25 years. If you are carrying excess baggage, then it is time to dump the junk & begin your journey toward living a healthy empowered life! Make a Decision & Commit to it! Tell yourself, "I WILL Succeed because...." Believe in yourself! You can be your own best coach. Write down the "Heart of Your Why", your intrinsic motiv…Read More

  4. Weight of the Nation: Convenience & Cheap Food = High Health Care Costs

    So, do you think the $1.00 menu at fast food restaurants is a deal? There is no value in the long run when considering the cost of obesity & chronic disease. Obesity is crippling our workforce, communities, families & costing our country over $150 billion per year in lost productivity & health care expenditures. 50% of these costs are paid for by public funds. Obesity-related health ca…Read More

  5. How Healthy Living Enhances Attractiveness & Productivity (Part 1)

    How Healthy Living Enhances Attractiveness & Productivity Healthy living & healthy weight does NOT mean skinny. In fact studies show that normal weight women were considered more healthy & attractive than overweight AND underweight gals. The JLO body is far preferred to the Paris Hilton type. I think most of us know that physical attractiveness is NOT the most important factor when it …Read More

  6. Benefits of Wellness Coaching Part 3

    A Professional Interview of Dr. Michael Arloski by David Hunnicut DH: How important is achieving results in coaching? MA: I think results are very important. One of the nice things about health and wellness coaching is that we can often point to real biometric measures that have changed. In coaching, we can often look at these bio-markers and see a reduction in high-risk health behaviors. For exam…Read More

  7. 10 Steps for Creating a Successful Health Management/Wellness Program

      Oakland County Wellness Coalition 10 Steps for Creating a Successful Health Management/Wellness Program Whatever your company size or budget, there are things you can do to improve the health and productivity of your workforce. The following are 10 steps you should take to create and sustain change in the health of your workforce. Think of these steps as a cycle: Planning ~ Program Developm…Read More

  8. Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth

    Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth By Toria Lee Tringali President/ Health Promotions Director, WellFit Affordable Health Solutions LLC. We are all aware that there are indicators of an economic crisis.  The looming fiscal cliff, uncertainties of healthcare reform, slow post-recession recovery, high unemployment, global competition & devaluation of the dollar are news…Read More