Well-being Resources for Employees
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Championing a healthy mind, body and heart for your employees is good for their well-being and good for business outcomes like productivity, engagement and retention.
Help your employees build healthier habits using our Healthy for Good™ tools and resources, including how to:
- Eat well and move more
- Reduce tobacco use
- Improve sleep habits
- Support mental health
- Increase health equity for all
- Create a more inclusive work environment
About Healthy for Good
Healthy for Good is a healthy living movement to inspire lasting change in your health and your life, one small step at a time. The approach is simple: Eat smart. Move more. Be well.
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Stress leads to unhealthy habits like overeating, physical inactivity, smoking, and risk factors for heart disease and stroke like high blood pressure, and depression or anxiety. On the flip side, managing and reducing stress can improve feelings of happiness, purpose and gratitude, all of which can keep hearts and minds healthier, and make it more likely for people to stick with healthy habits.
Fighting Stress and Boosting Mood
Mental Health and Well-being
Be Well Videos
Pets and Stress - Best Friend Fridays
Friday is a special day. Last day of the work week. Beginning of the weekend. Being outdoors. Taking a bike ride with your family. Or just being with friends while you’re also out and about with a few chores to do.
Be Well Together: Mindful Meditation
Find a spot where you won’t be distracted & get ready to learn some of the basics to this millennia-old discipline.
Steal your "me time" back from stress
Learning to manage constant stress helps reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Take control with a quick meditation, a walk or taking a simple moment to breathe. Don’t stress about stress. This is YOUR “me time.”
Gratitude is Good Medicine
A regular gratitude practice can make you healthier and lead to better mood, better sleep, lower blood pressure and improved immune function. Start a gratitude habit today.
A Sigh of Relief
Routine things like work emails and to-do lists can accidentally trigger our fight or flight response. Experts say this breathing technique is the FASTEST tool for stopping stress and anxiety.
Find a moment of relief from stress
Time for a green break. Can't step outside? Enjoy calming bird's eye views. Learning to manage your stress can benefit your health.
Take a moment to lower your stress
Sven uses his perfect mane to inspire relaxation. Focus on it now. Troy would like to reduce your stress ... through the power of cuteness.
5, 4, 3, 2, 1 CALM
Kids and teens are more stressed than ever. Give your kiddos the gift of calm with this 2 minute exercise.
Healthy eating starts with healthy food choices. A healthy eating plan full of fruits and vegetables can help lower your risk of many serious and chronic health conditions, including heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, and some types of cancer. They’re also essential to your everyday health. Learn what to look for at the grocery store, restaurants, your workplace and any eating occasion.
Healthy Shopping and Meal Planning
Recipes and Cooking Skills
Physical activity is linked to lower risk of diseases, stronger bones and muscles, improved mental health and cognitive function and lower risk of depression. Staying active is one of the best ways to keep your body and mind healthy during this time. Not only can it help you feel, think, sleep and live better, it improves overall quality of life.
Making Habits Stick
Anybody can build healthy habits; they just need to know how to do it effectively.See All: Making Habits Stick
Change Is a Mindset
A simpler, easier approach to translate goals into habits is to build better health one habit at a time.
Easy Does It
If the pandemic has thrown you out of step, habit stacking might help you regain your rhythm with modest, stress-busting practices.
After two long years of COVID-19, we hope you'll use habit stacking to help reclaim your rhythm and to renew your focus on fitness.
Maybe you’re trying to quit smoking or vaping, or you’re urging family or friends to do the same. We want to help. We want to end tobacco and nicotine use for everyone to lower their risk of heart disease and stroke. It’s a goal we call the Tobacco Endgame.
What is cardiovascular disease? Cardiovascular disease can refer to a number of conditions. How much do you really know about your heart’s health? It’s easy to be fooled by misconceptions. After all, heart disease only happens to your elderly neighbor or to your fried food-loving uncle, right? Or do you know the real truth – that heart disease can affect people of any age, even those who eat right? Relying on false assumptions can be dangerous to your heart. Cardiovascular disease kills more Americans each year than any other disease.