As we’ve seen over the past few months, natural disasters can arrive unexpectedly or with merely a few days’ notice. When evaluating their preparedness programs, companies need to be sure to ask the right questions to ensure the safety of employees and the continuity of business operations. Continue reading
Health Net, Inc. is helping ensure that members of its subsidiaries who have lost their homes or been evacuated due to current wildfires in Napa, Sonoma, Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Nevada, Orange, Solano and Yuba counties have access to essential prescription medications, critical Health Net information and other services to help them cope with grief, loss, stress or trauma. Continue reading
The information in this article may be of use to your employees. Continue reading
Occasional absences from work are unavoidable; people get sick or injured, have to take care of others, or need time during business hours to handle personal business. Excessive absenteeism, however, can present a real challenge to employers.
Absenteeism is defined as the habitual pattern of absence from the workplace. It costs U.S. companies billions of dollars each year. 1 Continue reading
Mental health is an integral and essential component of health. Health Net understands this and is partnering with myStrength to offer Health Net members complimentary access to myStrength.com.
Dealing with the stress of daily life is no laughing matter. Or, maybe it is: There are actually many health and wellness benefits associated with a good belly laugh.
With one in five people in the U.S. dealing with a mental health situation on a daily basis,1 many employers continue to struggle with the best ways to address mental health issues in the workplace. May is Mental Health Awareness Month – a good time to take stock of behavioral health care services available to employees. Continue reading
You have probably heard of the power of positive thinking. To make life less stressful and more healthful at home and at work, try the power of positive self-talk. Continue reading
Whether we want to lose weight, work more effectively or just get the laundry done, we’re all in need of a little motivation now and then. These days we all wear so many hats, both at home and in the workplace, that it’s easy to lose motivation for even the simplest tasks. Here are a few suggestions for keeping yourself at the top of your game. Continue reading