The risks of menopause and how to prevent them

In an interesting article published on the website of Novomed, Dr. Anna Sepiolo writes about the mistake in assuming that coronary heart disease (CHD), the number one killer worldwide, is commonly regarded as something that afflicts men rather than women. CHD may occur later in women than in men on average, but it remains the biggest killer…

Am I heading for a Burn-Out? Part 5

More and more, today’s state of mind is one of working until you drop. Feeling tired or plain unhealthy, is taboo. You’ve got to finish your work first, right? As soon as our career becomes our first priority, we start to neglect our health. No wonder that we’re fueling a burn-out driven society. Instead of easing off…

Health in all Policies

During last week’s Health conference Prevention, the Flemish government has announced its new health objectives concerning nutrition, physical exercise and alcohol, drug & cigarette consumption. Taking place on 16th and 17th of December 2016 in ICC Gent (Twitter: #Preventie16), the conference aimed to verify the public support for its newly defined strategies, as well as to educate…

Happiness is found when YOU decide to CREATE it

Happiness to me means waking up every morning being in love with life, enjoying every single thing I am doing and being surrounded by loved ones. But this is my belief of happiness and maybe not yours. What makes me happy doesn’t make my neighbor happy and what makes my neighbor happy doesn’t make you…

Corporate wellbeing BORGinsole

Every week we concentrate on one of our customers and how they achieve happiness in their organization, how they keep their employees motivated and how they concentrate on corporate wellbeing. Which actions do they take to accomplish these goals? Today we’ll be taking a look at BORGinsole, an expert in producing tailor-made soles. They have a broad…

Wellbeing programs for SME’s: a no-brainer

Large corporations all over the world (like Allianz and ABN AMRO for instance), have long been familiar with the positive effects of employee wellbeing programs. Nowadays, smaller companies (and even non-profit organizations ) are starting to experiment with their own wellness programs in order to improve the wellbeing of their employees. Alan Kohll, Founder and President of…