As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we want to say thank you for joining us at our 28th Annual Worksite Wellness Conference on October 30 to Inspire. Explore. Create. Our purpose was to bring together Wisconsin’s professionals to gather new inspiration, explore new ideas, and create new opportunities for you and your organization. With 584 attendees, we are grateful to those who joined us in Madison for an impactful learning and networking experience!
New this year, WCWI members will be able to access videos of our featured keynotes: MJ Shaar and Ryan Picarella! Keep reading to access these!
A Model of Positivity for Extraordinary Workplaces – MJ Shaar
MJ Shaar is one of the most sought-after experts applying positive psychology to health promotion. She presented a high-energy session with insight from many fields of research and introduced strategies to apply a model of positivity to our work in wellness. MJ described the connection between improved mood and improved overall health and wellbeing. She inspired us with ideas to infuse positive emotions, purpose and relationships to cultivate an extraordinary workplace culture.
Watch MJ Shaar's Keynote
RESOURCE: Big Little Things wellness challenge
Interested in bringing positivity and the importance of self-care to your workplace? Conference attendees get first access to Big Little Things
by completing the conference evaluation! Created by TAVi Health and WCWI, this 6-week wellness challenge will encourage your employees to add simple, intentional self-care activities to everyday life. The Big Little Things challenge will bring awareness to the importance of continuously assessing and prioritizing self-care across all dimensions of wellbeing. *This wellness challenge will be available to all WCWI Members at no additional cost in 2019!
A New Generation of Wellness: Your Part in the Evolution – Ryan Picarella
As President of WELCOA, Ryan ignites organizations and communities to create holistic wellness initiatives that improve the lives of working people. Ryan shared deep insight into the multi-year collaborative and research-focused evolution of the Well Workplace Process – in which WCWI and our members played an essential role. He highlighted key insights that are realigning, refreshing and progressing workplace wellness.
RESOURCE: WELCOA’s 7 Benchmarks Certification Course – the evolved benchmarks
The new certification course is here! Master the skills needed to design and deliver successful employee wellness initiatives. Throughout this certification, you will gain a deeper understanding of how to successfully start and grow your wellness initiatives, increase employee engagement and effectively communicate your wellness value story.