Well-Being Weekly | Week of June 22nd, 2020

Explore the latest research, news, and developments in the world of wellness in this installment of the Well-Being Weekly. Get caught up on this week's biggest stories surrounding mental health and well-being in the healthcare industry, provided by Well-Being Index experts Patrick McNally and Sunny Prabhakar. 

Major U.S. companies form coalition to support worker well-being

Microsoft, Postmates, and Walmart are just a few of the founding organizations of a new initiative to prioritize staff well-being. The coalition, dubbed the '#RecoverStronger Initiative,' is comprised of Fortune 500 and other qualifying U.S. companies committed to "inclusive hiring practices, development programs, total rewards programs, and ethical offboarding strategies." Learn more about the coalition in this recent HRDive article.

Should you use incentives in your wellness programming?

Many hospitals and other healthcare institutions offer their staff incentives to participate in wellness initiatives, but do incentives work the way some leaders hope? Check out our latest blog article that examines intrinsic vs extrinsic motivation, the barriers that incentivizing work can create, and how healthcare professionals' view of their work impacts the effectiveness of motivators.

TIME announces new TIME For Health initiative 

In an effort to expand access to trusted health and wellness content, TIME has launched a new initiative called 'TIME For Health.' "The digital destination on Time.com features content focused on all aspects of physical and mental wellbeing including managing stress and anxiety," according to the official press release. Learn more about the initiative and check out its virtual content focused on health and well-being.

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