Want to Eat Well at Work? Active SWV Can Help

Physical activity is our favorite thing at Active SWV, but as we all know, there’s no single silver bullet for overall wellness. That’s why we occasionally dive into the world of nutrition. In the Active SWV Workplace Wellness program, we see workplaces requesting education ...

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The Most Customizable Wellness Challenge Ever

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We love a classic one-month step challenge. We really do. So much so, that we wrote a whole how-to guide for hosting them. We love a step challenge in part because it’s widely accessible; it can appeal to most of your employees.

But why stop at most? If you’re passionate about your wellness program, you want to see it reach all your employees. Enter the Accountability Challenge. The Accountability Challenge is customized to every single participant by ...

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Workplace Wellness for ALL

The concept of workplace wellness has been around for decades, and while nothing in the name insinuates wellness is only for certain work types, many still associate workplace wellness with white collar jobs.

As a result of Covid-19, the U.S. has highlighted who is considered essential workers. Many are those working physically demanding, low wage, and/or blue-collar jobs. Consider sanitation, manufacturing, agriculture, box stores, and fast food establishments as just a few examples. These workplaces are a great lens to see ...

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How to Recognize Compassion Fatigue

If you’ve felt irritable, down, or unmotivated, you may be experiencing compassion fatigue. If you look at your social media feed and feel stressed or exhausted afterwards, you might be experiencing compassion fatigue. Compassion Fatigue is not new. But during this time of global pandemic and social revolution, its affecting many more of us without us even realizing it.

Here we’ll explore compassion fatigue at the workplace, and at home. We’ll also take a closer look at why and how employers ...

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Will Work-From-Home Be the New Norm?

As we enter another month of the global pandemic, most of us are eagerly waiting to see what the new normal will be. For the workplace, many experts and employers predict the biggest change we’ll see is a growing acceptance of remote work. Even though remote work and flexible schedules have been cited as desirable among the working class for decades, very few employers have offered the option until now.

Why we haven’t seen more remote work sooner?

Fear-based management ...

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How to Host a Virtual Step Challenge

A simple way to stay sane, healthy and connected

Whether your work life has changed or not, most all of us are under additional stress these days. Often, stepping away for a bit is the best way to refocus. Active SWV’s Workplace Wellness program has received several requests to help create Virtual Step Challenges as a way for co-workers to stay sane, healthy, and connected. So we decided to put together this little ...

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Active SWV Graduates 5 More [email protected] Sites. Will you be in the next class?

Did you know Active Southern West Virginia has a whole program dedicated to bringing wellness to workplaces? Yep, and at no cost. Active SWV offers training, resources, and technical assistance to help create your workplace wellness program.

Active SWV’s free CDC [email protected] training helps employers prioritize your health.

In fact, ...

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