Wellbeing Resources: Thanksgiving Recipes, Communicating During Lockdown and more!

November 16, 2020

When it comes to wellbeing, employers often find themselves challenged by how to approach a shift from a traditional wellness model to a comprehensive and holistic program that supports the whole person. Below you'll find this week’s curated list of wellbeing resources.  Feel free to share these resources, as appropriate, with your team. Have a safe and healthy week!

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Career Wellbeing

Social & Family Wellbeing

Financial Wellbeing

  • 5 Tips for Year-End Tax Planning – In 2020, a couple of large pieces of legislation took effect, like the SECURE Act in January and the CARES Act in March, that may change how you think about your taxes. Join Principal’s November webinar and learn five ways you can identify year-end opportunities that may help you save on your tax bill in 2021.  Wednesday, November 18th at 12PM ET. 

Physical Wellbeing

Emotional Wellbeing

  • Preventing Burnout & Building Resilience – Feeling tired and overwhelmed lately? Working remote not as fun as it was six months ago? Join Stella Grizont to learn about the causes and effects of burnout and some new insight around self-compassion, focus and dealing with negative emotions in a healthier way. Tuesday, November 17th at 3 PM ET. 

  • Free Happiness Hacks!  Happiness doesn’t have to be something you have or you don’t—just like our health, it’s something we can work on. In fact, the acts of helping others and practicing gratitude are foundational to improving happiness. In this minisode, Dr. Mark Hyman talks with Laurie Santos about science-based hacks for creating more happiness in your life, and even better, they don’t cost a thing!

Community Wellbeing

Employer Focused Wellbeing

  • Tackling Mental Well-being: Techniques, Interventions and Meditation for HR Professionals – SIG, an Alera Group Company, will be hosting a session with an impressive panel of experts who will be sharing sustainable best practices and strategies to implement with your staff now, tools and techniques to improve your overall mental health and a guided meditation.  Tuesday, November 17th at 1PM ET. 

  • Beyond Solidarity Statements: Your Blueprint to a Social Justice Framework – Join Virgin Pulse, Marlette Jackson, Ph.D. and Erin Dowell, as they explore a blueprint for corporate social justice — a playbook of what executives can do to foster anti-racism at the organizational, leadership and individual level.  Tuesday, November 17th at 1 PM ET. 

  • Corporate Wellness: What Does It Really Mean?  What does it take to effectively engage employees and support their wellbeing, especially during a global pandemic? Rachel Druckenmiller discusses how employee health has become more of a priority than ever before, and it's time to think beyond physical health and get to the core of what really matters most to your team.  Thursday, November 19th at 11 AM ET. 


About the Author

Andrea Davis, Director of Wellbeing

Andrea joined Alera Group Northeast (formerly CBP) in July 2013, bringing over 15 years of experience in management consulting and strategic solutions. As the Director of Wellbeing, she is responsible for assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive wellness strategies for existing and prospective Alera Group clients. She provides assistance and support to Alera Group clients by developing personalized programs that fit clients’ unique health management needs, wellness program implementation, committee development, promotion and marketing of their programs to encourage participation. In addition, Andrea conducts program analysis and generates reports related to program participation, health assessment and client utilization.