Herculean launches new website

Last year, Herculean won “Best Crowdfunding of the Year”. The main feedback we received from people who don’t know us or never participated in a Herculean format was: “We don’t understand what Herculean does, but we know you are professionals and we feel positive vibes”. Most of you know the Hercules Trophy. Some know our other…

4 reasons why most wellbeing programs fail

The alarming increase of burn-out cases and the general rise of awareness of corporate wellbeing has led a lot of organisations to implement a wellbeing program. Yet, as these programs are relatively new, a lot of them still lack in maturity and in corporate knowledge. A lot of wellbeing programs are based on individual coaching programs, without…

All my girls do yoga

In our book about “The Corporate Wellbeing coach” Doctor Jutta Borms talks about the effects of yoga and meditation on top of her experiences as a doctor. Throughout her career, she has experienced the positive effects of mental wellbeing alongside physical wellbeing. She’s convinced that in order to maintain good health, a person needs a…

The best stress relieving apps

Can apps help countering stress and increase our wellbeing? If you ask Ann de Bisschop, then she will tell you absolutely! In her book “Aftellen naar maandag” –Count down to Monday– the Director Corporate Identity and Well-being of Medialaan (now News City) shares her thoughts with her readers. We tested some of them and we’re…

A balanced Corporate Wellbeing trajectory for the Province

On March 27, the Province of Vlaams Brabant (Belgium) will launch their brand new wellbeing trajectory. Herculean is proud to be chosen as trusted partner after a thorough selection procedure. Herculean will organise the entire program with different kinds of workshops and will activate employees towards the “Day of the employee”, which is a festival…

Work hard and be happy. Or isn’t it?

How do I become successful? How do I achieve more success? Everyone of us thought about these questions at least once. The answer usually lies in the general consensus ‘by working hard -or harder’. There is unfortunately, not much truth to that obvious and commonly accepted answer. In a humorous and inspiring TED Talk of 12…

What if you could make your sleep more efficient?

Getting a good night’s sleep is key to your health, that much we all know. But just how important is it? And is all sleep the same? Sleep scientist Dan Gartenberg sheds light on the subject in an intriguing TED Talk. His opening statement says it all. We’ve been neglecting our natural sleep cycle for the…

Personality types: Insights Discovery

These personality types are based on Jungian psychology; it uses a four-colour model to highlight key personality preferences and associated behaviours. Insight Discovery is a highly popular tool within businesses, seeing as how it can be used for individual or group development as it raises self-awareness, improves communication, decision-making and performance. The personality test involves…

Personality types: MBTI

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) helps people to get to know themselves better. This tool is often used as a method to find personal preferences. The MBTI includes 16 personality types, all based on 4 characteristics of preference. This indicator was made by Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myers. It starts from…

Healthy salad in a jar

Looking for a tasty, yet healthy alternative for your lunch? If you’d like it to be handy as well, we’ve got just the thing for you! A salad in a jar is not only practical, but can be entirely fine tuned to your personal preferences too. Our favorite recipe is the following: For the yoghurt…

To grain or not to grain?

In an interesting article from Novomed, dr. Hashim Seedat – an expert in integrating the healing arts, focusing on the importance of nutrition, exercise, homeopathy and acupuncture – states that a lot of people don’t realise the true impact of grain on our body and overall health. “Grains are best described as small, dry seeds that grow…

The pace of life and work

These last couple of months, I’ve noticed a significant rise in requests from companies to help them with two critically important issues. The first one, is finding a solution for their workforce, who oftentimes experience a gigantic work overload, resulting in a continuous feeling of being stressed. The second issue has an entirely different nature,…