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This blog highlights articles from our Corporate eBrief, Path To Wellness that has been publishing employee wellness information since 2002. It focuses on employee and corporate wellness strategies for the beginner to the seasoned professional. Our hope is that it will provide you with how-tos and update you on significant research and statistics that may assist you in your wellness initiatives. For specific wellness topics, use the search feature at the top of this website.

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A Boost To Workplace Wellness – Get A Grant To Train Your Workers

Subsidized Training Grants For Your Employees The Canadian government along with your province, has created a job grant program which will pay two-thirds of a worker's eligible training costs, to a maximum of $10,000 per employee per year! This is direct financial support for employers to purchase training for their workforce.   Sound too good to be true?   Yes, there are a few catches:

  • Only individual businesses and business organizations can apply.  This is a...

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Social Connections and The Importance of Workplace Relationships

Social SupportIssue: We are forming fewer friendships than in the past. Many of us are stressed out with too much to do and not enough time to do it in.  As life gets busier, our social network often gets smaller and smaller.  We barely have enough time for ourselves or our families, let alone staying connected with our true friends. In previous decades, work was a major source of friendships. There were company sponsored...

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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace and Bill 132

“It is out there. We all know that it’s out there. Yet, many of us still ignore it, pretend that we don’t hear it or worse yet, we laugh and join in on it. Sometimes out of embarrassment. Sometimes out of fear. Sometimes out of a need to blend in and not center ourselves out from the crowd”

Dealing with sexual Sexual Harassment Poll resultsharassment can be very difficult and unfortunately...

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Break The Negative Thinking Chain

A Woman Who Is Upset Because Of Negative ThinkingHave you ever woken up in the middle of the night with a very clear picture of what you need to do or how to solve a particular problem?   This just happened to me.  I was jolted...

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Workplace Wellness: Happiness Engineers

Seven Spokes Of Wellness: L.E.A.D.E.R.S. Focus Areas: Social Support/Dynamics and Culture
  Colleagues Working Together As A TeamHappiness Engineers Big Viking Games in London, ON., hired  ‘happiness engineers’ to create a low-stress work environment in a high-stress industry. The video game company is dedicated to doing...

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