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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Regional Free Fun Run/Walk

Active SWV Regional Free Fun Run/Walk

Celebrating active lifestyles in the New River Gorge region
May 11th 10am-12pm

This free 5k walk or run event will take place at Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley, WV on May 11th at 10am. The morning will begin with the Kids Run Dash 1 mile. Children of all ages are invited for a group photo, start line dance party, field games, and post race snacks. This event is not timed.

The second ...

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Now Hiring: Workplace Wellness Director

Active Southern WV Workplace Wellness

Employers in southern West Virginia can improve the health of their employees by participating in the Active Southern West Virginia Workplace Wellness program. Many people spend a significant portion of their lives at work, which is why it is imperative workplaces prioritize health initiatives that are simple to understand, are not expensive to implement, and last beyond onetime events.

This program will provide structure and support for a multi-year approach to increase physical activity in the workplace ...

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ActiveSWV Workplace Wellness Pilot Programs Update

Active Southern West Virginia knows the importance of improving the health of our current and future workforce. Improved health means an improved quality of life, productive workforce, and prosperous economy. The people of southern West Virginia deserve the opportunities to access safe physical activity, knowledge and access to fresh food, and supportive policies within their workplaces and communities.

The benefits of implementing a workplace wellness program are worth the investment in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating. Here are some statistics from Audrey ...

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