The Hard Truth: Why Your Self-Care Attempts Keep Failing

Introduction Self-care has become a buzzword in recent years, with countless articles and social media posts urging us to prioritize our well-being. But despite our best intentions, many of us find ourselves stuck in a cycle of failed self-care attempts. So why is it so difficult to take care of ourselves effectively? In this article, we will explore the hard […]

🤔 The shocking survey results revealed employees’ true thoughts about workplace wellness programs. Part 2. Why Tyrone changed his mind about Wellness challenges.

As an HR Director and Wellness Coordinator, Jennifer at times struggles to have her employees believe in the value of wellness programming. Since she’s been working with us here at défi, she has been able to explain and show the value of wellness challenges in a way that connects with her employees. There are several false beliefs that employees may […]

🤔 The shocking survey results revealed employees’ true thoughts about workplace wellness programs. Part 1

False beliefs wellness coordinators and HR have about wellness challenges: – Wellness challenges are too time consuming to organize and manage😲 – Employees won’t be interested in participating in challenges😲 – Challenges will be seen as just another task people have to do😲 – Our workplace culture isn’t supportive of wellness initiatives😲 – Challenges won’t actually help improve employees’ health😲 […]

🎨 Unleash Your Inner Picasso: Art-based Wellness Challenge! 🎨

Are you ready to take your wellness challenges to a whole new level? We’ve got an exciting idea for you! We all know that wellness challenges can have incredible benefits like improved physical health, increased productivity, and boosted morale. But how about adding a splash of creativity to the mix? Introducing our art-based wellness challenge! 🖋 🙌 Here’s how it […]

Unlocking the Power of Positive Psychology in Wellness Challenges

Are you ready to supercharge your wellness challenges? Look no further than positive psychology! In this blog, we’ll explore how incorporating positive psychology principles can enhance the effectiveness of your wellness challenges. Discover how focusing on positivity, motivation, and well-being can lead to better results and a happier, healthier you. Let’s dive in! Keywords: wellness challenges, positive psychology, benefits of […]

Reduce stress with the power of positive psychology

In today’s fast-paced world, stress has become an inevitable part of our lives. Whether it is the pressure of work or personal issues, stress can take a toll on our mental and physical health. However, research has shown that positive psychology can be a powerful tool in managing stress and promoting overall well-being. Here are three key takeaways that can […]

Wellness or Well-being? Understanding the Difference

Every time I introduce défi to people, they immediately use their workplace wellness program as a point of reference. I usually end up explaining the difference. Wellness = a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease. Well-being = a contented state of being happy and health and prosperous. We are now living in an age where the terms “wellness” and […]

Unlocking the Power of Behavioral Well-Being for Improved Wellness

Behavioral well-being is an emerging field of applied positive psychology which focuses on how to enhance wellbeing through behavior change. It is based on the idea that an individual’s behavior has an effect on their overall well-being, and that by changing certain behaviors and habits, it is possible to improve a person’s wellbeing. The field is relatively new, but it […]

Creating a Culture of Health and Well-Being in the School Community

Creating a Culture of Health and Well-Being in the School Community Whole school wellness is a concept that has been gaining traction in recent years, and for good reason. With the rise of mental health issues and the prevalence of unhealthy lifestyle habits, it is becoming increasingly important to establish a culture of wellness in schools. Whole school wellness is […]

3 Reasons Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Will Succeed. This Time.

The start of a new year is often a time for reflection and goal-setting, which often results in making New Year’s resolutions. Every year, millions of people make New Year’s resolutions with the intention of improving their lives. Unfortunately, many of us start off with enthusiasm only to find ourselves backsliding or giving up altogether. If you’re one of these […]

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