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Stand-Up - Sit-Down
Blue Or Green
Red Or Orange
CommunityTurn a Me Problem into a We Opportunity
Who here is less-stressed today than you were a year ago?
Stupid question! You do know what business were in, right?
ACHE January, 2015:Financial challengesImplementing ACAGovernmental mandates
Revenue-producing censusTime-sensitive deadlinesRecruitment & retentionCommunity politicsCost containmentConstantly juggling financesRelations with boardInternal politicsReimbursementsHaving to do more with lessEmployee Morale
If youre stressed, so are your employees!
American Psychological Association: 75% Job is a major source of stress 54% Say stress levels are extreme 52% Say work is more stressful than home 66% Have stress-induced chronic health issuesWHO: $300 Billion
Still and Ill Since 1955: A Perfect Storm Overfed Under- nourished Overstimulated Overwhelmed
60% 1,000% Sugar 200% Sodium 100% Fat 75% Calories
One Rotary Dial Telephone One Black and White TV with 3 Channels1955
No Computer or Internet!
No One Had Ever Heard the Word:
The Rule of 150The number of contacts we can manage
We have more contactsin one day than our Grandparents had in their lifetimes
Our Stressors Have Evolved . . .Our Ability to Respond HasntMortal StressorsStarvationExposureCombat
Modern StressorsOverloadBurnoutRole Conflict
80 to 85 percent of all primary provider healthcare visits now have a behavioral component. Often Misdiagnosed
I Have a Scrip for That!Medication Nation
19807% 2006 50%WWW = Wellness Wont WorkWorkplace Wellness Programs
One Little, Itty-Bitty Problem . . .
Honey, Im taking Rover for a walk.Thats good Dear. You both need to get more active.. . . Were Human
Theres a lot of ignorance out there, and a lot of what doesnt work is being put in place by employers.
~ Employee Benefit News
W L L N S S
Meaningful Employee Engagement
The worlds top-performing organizations understand that employee engagement is the force that drives performance outcomes.~ Gallup
You Can Not Mandate a Change of Heart Participation & Compliance are not Engagement
What happens when you mandate participation in a wellness program and penalize non-compliance?You Dont Win Hearts By Insulting Minds
Perception is RealityIs thisbeing done For me or To me?
Engage your employees in a voluntary team-building initiative that will improve morale, communication, productivity and health status.
Meaningful Employee Engagement
2. The Realistic Expectation of Success
This is worth it I can do thisFor people to change satisfying and even deeply entrenched behaviors, they must believe two things:
When it comes to managing our health, most of us arent primed for success.TAB
Ask: Who wants to do a wellness program?
Ask: Who wants to learn how to better manage their stress?Overcome the Obstacles to Participation and SuccessStress doesnt carry the same stigma as weight loss.
Startlingly Simple Strategy . . .. . . Share Good News
Heres Great News!(We just dont realize it.) Everyone here already has everything they need to take charge of their own well-being.
More Great News!ModestChanges Produce Major Results!
Cut Your Risk in Half !Type II Diabetes:Lose 5 percent of your body weightStroke & Heart Attack:A 20 point reduction in BPKidney & Bladder Cancer:Drink five glasses of water each day.
Bye Bye 25 Pounds!
Reframed Conversation that is Positive, Personal And Relevant With each other and With ourselves
Scrupulously Avoid All Negative Messaging:
Diet Exercise Fat Obese Wellness
Some Well-Intended Messaging Actually Repels Rather Than Engages
Its free, readily available, it fights stress, improves communication, morale and engagement, we crave it . . .and were good at it.
Its the only way well turn a have-to into a want-to.Whats Fun Got to do with it?
The average 6 year-old laughs as much as 300 times a day!15 Times
You just got healthier!
Mind / BodyRelationship
Beginning with your first conscious act of the day . . .Gratitude Attitude
You Are Awesome!
. . . And throughout the day, be Mindful of the choicesyou make.
Avoid the Compare and Despair Trap
Non-Verbal Messages: 5 10 120 pounds BMI = 17
5 4 163 pounds BMI = 28Always be a first-rate version of yourself instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. ~ Judy Garland, 1922-1969
. . . Downward Comparison:
You Are Awesome!
So, Whats the Bottom Line?
=This is Now A Family Finance Issue
Your hospital now spends $2 Per Employee Every Day just on Direct Medical andPharmaceutical Costs
Can You Make a Difference?If One Employee Reduces Their BMI by One Point (7 8 pounds), You Save $202. ~ Dee Edington, U. of Michigan
Can Johnny come out and eat?New Yorker MagazineAn obese 11-year old child is more than twice aslikely to die before the age of 55 than a child of normal weight.
This is worth it.
We can do this!
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