You Can Read This in 3 Minutes – The Perfect Short Work Break

Turning points typically happen when you’re faced with choices and you choose the direction of greatest change. I’d spent fifteen years working with large employers, most recently as the head of Benefits and Wellness at a national bank, and experienced first-hand how valuable healthy breaks can be. The change began with a single department through … Continue reading You Can Read This in 3 Minutes – The Perfect Short Work Break

How to Help Your Overwhelmed Millennial Workforce

Millennials – we’re the worst. The largest growing segment of the workforce is routinely classified in broad strokes. Some say we’re lazy, unreliable and entitled, others say we’re innovative, diverse and well-educated. While some of these are good and others bad, scientists agree that it’s all culminated into one thing: paramount levels of stress. Millennials … Continue reading How to Help Your Overwhelmed Millennial Workforce

Developing Emotional Intelligence Skills for High Performance Cultures

Here’s a bold statement right out the gate: EQ is more important than IQ for business. What’s EQ, you ask? Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is “the ability to monitor one’s own and others’ feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them and to use this information to guide one’s thinking and actions.” Sounds fluffy, but it’s never … Continue reading Developing Emotional Intelligence Skills for High Performance Cultures

Announcing Our Corporate Wellbeing Partnership with Virgin Pulse

On behalf of all the entire Whil team, we’re proud to announce a new partnership with Virgin Pulse. Virgin Pulse is the leading global provider of technology-enabled employee wellbeing and engagement solutions, and part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group. “Whil’s content and science-based approach to mindfulness brings an added dimension of personalization, expertise and … Continue reading Announcing Our Corporate Wellbeing Partnership with Virgin Pulse

Mindfulness Leaves Room For the Jerks in Your Life to Be so Much More

How many people have you written off in your life because you thought they were jerks? Think about it. How many people have you completely cut out, determining that they’re a specific way that you want nothing to do with? This is something I practiced and developed some expertise with as a stressed out corporate … Continue reading Mindfulness Leaves Room For the Jerks in Your Life to Be so Much More

Even Your Synapses Need A Good Night’s Rest

Neuroplasticity! Brain training! Mental fitness training! Habit formation! Use it or lose it! Harder, better, faster, stronger! Man, we sure do put a lot of pressure on our brains to be better at their jobs. To the point where some students think playing their class notes on audio while they sleep will help them absorb … Continue reading Even Your Synapses Need A Good Night’s Rest