Blog Wellness

Helping working Canadians be healthy for over 20 years

Blog Wellness

Helping working Canadians be healthy for over 20 years

Blog Wellness

Helping working Canadians be healthy for over 20 years

Holiday Gift Giving for Businesses: The Do’s and Don’ts

Dec 13 | 2018 Wellness

It’s that time of the year again! Businesses everywhere are swapping gifts with clients, employees and each other. But when it comes to Business-to-Business (B2B) gift giving, things can get complicated quickly. What do you get a business, and how do you know? How much do you spend? Can they...

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Building a Healthy Workplace Through a Focus on Financial Health

Nov 22 | 2018 Wellness

Moolah. Cheddar. Dough. Money has its own language and it’s not always the easiest to understand. Between stock portfolios and investment accounts, compound interest, and retirement savings, things can get complicated quickly. However, it’s important to cut through the noise and focus on building strong, sustainable and understandable financial health....

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What Does a Workplace Social Committee Bring to a Business? (And Why You Should Start One)

Oct 11 | 2018 WellnessWorkplace

A workplace social committee brings together like-minded employees with a shared passion for creating a social, collaborative and engaged workplace. They bring a lot of value to a business through regular social events that benefit employees, your workplace and – if done right – your community. Consider them for what...

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5 Tips for a Healthy Workplace

Aug 23 | 2018 Wellness

Want your employees to stay healthy at work? It doesn’t need to start with over the top health and wellness campaigns. Trust us! Here at Benefits by Design (BBD) Inc. we’ve compiled a list of five tips (based on our experience) to help you cultivate a healthy workplace: Tip #1:...

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Opening Your Mind to Mindfulness

May 10 | 2018 Wellness

Guest blog post from Benefits by Design’s Marketing Generalist, Jessica Bredschneider. Like many Canadians – I don’t manage stress very well. When I feel overwhelmed, I stray into the territory of a high-functioning insomniac. I wake (most nights) at about two in the morning with running thoughts and fail to...

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Wellness 101 – Tips for Different Sized Businesses

Mar 22 | 2018 Wellness

As an employer, do you feel employee wellness is your responsibility? If you answered ‘no’ think again! 6 out of 10 employees believe their employer plays a role in helping to ensure their good health. Whether you operate an organization of five or an organization of 500, what are you...

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Where to Begin with Wellness in the Workplace

Mar 01 | 2018 Wellness

Photo courtesy of Kaboom Health and wellness is definitely a hot topic in organizations these days. It’s also an overarching theme within our culture at Benefits by Design (BBD) Inc., but it hasn’t always been that way. What started as a few health-concerned employees has blossomed into a full scale...

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Good Health of Your Employees and Your Benefits Plan

Feb 15 | 2018 Wellness

Photo by Picography from Pexels Six years ago, Candice had some family pictures taken. When she got the pictures back, she didn’t recognize the woman in the photos. Candice was 304 pounds, had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and was at an increased risk for diabetes and heart disease. Her...

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Here’s How to Build a Workplace Wellness Program That Actually Works

Jan 18 | 2018 Wellness

Photo by Pineapple Supply Co. from Pexels Did you know — the most common New Year’s resolution is to exercise more? Followed closely behind by losing weight and eating healthier. While these resolutions all focus on physical health, taking up new hobbies and spending more time with family and friends...

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3 general tips + 1 time saver = September Survival Guide for Advisors

Aug 30 | 2017 Wellness

3 general tips + 1 time saver = September Survival Guide for Advisors It’s that time of year again, minds turn to learning new things and neglected to-do lists. Benefits by Design (BBD) wants to help Advisors hit the ground running for Autumn – with some quick suggestions to help...

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