May 22

Is the Stress from Work Killing You?

By Joyce Odidison

Are you as surprised as I am at the frequency with which people we know, and love are becoming susceptible to disease such as strokes, aneurysms, heart disease, and even death?There seems to be a new attack every week to someone I know and it seems to me that there are countless people who are […]

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May 14

How Leaders Lose Their Skills

By Joyce Odidison

Have You Seen This Trend in Your Workplace?​It’s funny how it happens more often than not. Many organizations spend thousands of dollars to train their leaders with no support in place to maintain their skills. As a result, many leaders stop using their hard-earned skills, and revert to using old limiting techniques because they lack […]

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May 09

Wellness and Transformation in Your Workplace!

By Joyce Odidison

Did you know that there is a connection between our wellness and our ability to change our behaviours? As a coach, consultant, trainer, employer, or program developer, it is imperative to think of the capacity of the people we are working with. While some people can make what seems like easy changes to improve their […]

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Apr 17

What is Wellness Inclusion?

By Joyce Odidison

Do You Have a Wellness Inclusion Plan?With a margin of only 20 to 40 percent of employees participating in their workplace wellness programs, many employers will not see a return on investment as quickly as they hoped. According to a Rand 2015 study, employee participation rate hovers at only 20 percent, with that number doubling […]

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Mar 27

What is a Wellness Coaching Cafe?

By Joyce Odidison

Have you been invited to a wellness coaching café? The café usage exemplifies a relaxed dialogue for conversing and sharing stories. It lends to a closeness and intimacy that is not available in workshop or seminar. The wellness café is a smaller intimate group that offers support and encouragement to each other. It allows for […]

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Mar 15

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

By Joyce Odidison

Sexual Harassment Incidents will Negatively Impact the Interpersonal Wellness of Your WorkplaceI believe sexual harassment where there is a lack of interpersonal awareness. Since we all have sexual drives and urges, we have a responsibility to ensure that we manage those appropriately. This is no different from learning manners at home or school if you […]

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Feb 22

Do You Have Leaders and Employees Who Need More Support?

By Joyce Odidison

Studies show that people change their behaviour and grow, when they get continued support. After working with organizations for 21 years I am very aware that this is true.  Some employees do well with a workshop and training, while others need more ongoing support to help them move past the barriers and blocks, to living and […]

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Feb 12

Are You Ready for a Fresh Start?

By Joyce Odidison

Sometimes you may be going along in life on one path and be completely turned around with little time to plan…That’s how life happens. There are some things we can establish as goals that we will work to have in our lives. This is what it means to plan your life.If you are going through […]

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Jan 24

Is Wellness a Leadership Strategy at Your Work?

By Joyce Odidison

Senior leaders not feeling appreciated at work leads them to feeling undermined, disrespected, and defenseless.The added stress of being embarrassed and humiliated leads to poor communication on the ground with their teams and the cycle of upset and frustration goes on. Most people – including leaders – want to do their work and receive acknowledgment for […]

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Jan 16

This is the Problem with Workplace Wellness Programs

By Joyce Odidison

Ever wonder what the problem was with workplace wellness programs? They operate as single entities that is an option or a choice, they require buy in and are often dismissed and poorly attended or plague program providers with the burden of getting buy-in. Isn’t it a free world you ask? I totally agree; however, we […]

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Jan 11

What’s Your Purpose in 2018?

By Joyce Odidison

Instead of setting goals this January, I ask my clients what their purpose was for the year. In this exercise, we review the ‘why’ and examine which part of it they wanted to execute this year. By doing this, we avoid setting resolutions we are not committed to completing.We all have a life purpose even […]

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