Careers Wellbeing
Careers Wellbeing

Career Wellbeing

Our careers significantly shape our wellbeing. In fact, wellbeing recovers more rapidly from the death of a spouse than it does from a sustained period of unemployment.

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Career Wellbeing

Do you like what you do every day? With thriving Career Wellbeing, you will have something to look forward to every day and twice the odds of thriving in your life overall.

Career Wellbeing
Social Wellbeing
Social Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

For each hour of social time (up to six) you experience in a given day, your odds of having a good day increase and your odds of having a bad day decrease.

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Social Wellbeing

Do you have strong relationships and love in your life? Your Social Wellbeing is strongly influenced by your closest relationships and social connections.

Social Wellbeing
Financial Wellbeing
Financial Wellbeing

Financial Wellbeing

At almost every income level, experiential purchases produce a higher level of wellbeing than material purchases. Material items fade, but we can relive experiences forever.

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Financial Wellbeing

Do you think money buys happiness? Financial security has much more influence on your overall wellbeing than your income alone.

Financial Wellbeing
Physical Wellbeing
Physical Wellbeing

Physical Wellbeing

Regular exercise improves your wellbeing and daily energy level. But only 27% of Americans get the recommended amount of exercise each week.

Physical Wellbeing

Physical Wellbeing

Do you have good health and enough energy to do what you want every day? With thriving Physical Wellbeing, you will look better, feel better, and live longer.

Physical Wellbeing
Community Wellbeing
Community Wellbeing

Community Wellbeing

Volunteering not only benefits society and improves your Community Wellbeing, but it also increases your learning and interest level throughout the day.

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Community Wellbeing

Do you take pride in your community? The positive outcomes of thriving Community Wellbeing might be the difference between having a good life and a great one.

Community Wellbeing

Wellbeing News

May 11, 2016

Obesity Rate Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in West Virginia(external link)

Hawaii has the lowest percentage of obese adults across U.S. states, while West Virginia has the highest. Fourteen states had statistically significant increases in their obesity rates from 2008 to 2015. No state saw a significant decline. Read More (external link)
April 7, 2016

U.S. Uninsured Rate at 11.0%, Lowest in Eight-Year Trend(external link)

In the first quarter of 2016, the uninsured rate among U.S. adults averaged 11.0%, down from 11.9% in the fourth quarter of 2015. This marks a new low in Gallup and Healthways' eight-year trend. Read More (external link)
March 17, 2016

The High Cost of Worker Burnout in Germany(external link)

Worker burnout and stress cost German employers more than 9 billion euros in lost productivity annually. Read More (external link)
March 14, 2016

U.S. Flu Season Winding Down, but Cold Season Still Strong(external link)

The worst of the 2015-2016 flu season appears to be over, as the daily percentage of Americans reporting flu symptoms fell to an average of 3.0% in February from 3.9% in January. At the same time, there has been an unusual uptick in colds, rising slightly to 11.2%. Read More (external link)

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