The Struggle Is Real: Controlling Diabetes With Your Wellness Program

  If your workplace is struggling to get a handle on chronic health conditions, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), six out of every 10 adults in the U.S. have at least one chronic condition—and four out of 10 have two...

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Happy, Healthier Holidays: Drink This, Not That

Here’s how to partake in festive holiday consumption without wrecking your waistline. Make the healthier choice when enjoying your favorite classic holiday drinks. Crafting your own versions can help reduce calories by removing added fats and sugars.

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Scare Up a Healthy Halloween With These 4 Easy Tips

Slow your roll, Santa. It’s October, and that means it’s time to carve up jack-o’-lanterns, grab your pumpkin spice beverage and push play on your favorite scary movies because Halloween is creeping up to a neighborhood near you. Halloween has a special place in many hous...

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Rebranding for What We Believe In

On November 1, we’ll rebrand as SimplyWell®. It’s taken lots of hard work and dedication to get to this point. A Brief History Viverae® was founded as Elite Wellness in 2003 in Dallas, Texas. In 2008, we rebranded as Viverae, establishing ourselves as a leader in workplac...

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What’s the Difference Between a Manager and a Leader?

October 16 is National Boss’s Day—a day to celebrate bosses who have been “kind and fair throughout the year.” If kind and fair (basic human decency) misses the mark, it’s safe to say the manager in question isn’t winning at this leadership thing. Having a manager title d...

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Preventive Care: It’s More Than Just Your Annual Check-up

Probiotics. Superfoods. HIIT. They’re all considered wellness buzzwords today. Another one? Self-care. An essential part of self-care is preventive care. Preventive exams and services help detect and prevent potential health risks as well as make sure your mind and body a...

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Change Your Outlook on Life: Stop Complaining

The average person complains 30 times a day. It’s a normal and accepted practice in our society. You’ll likely complain about the weather, the traffic, and the dirty dishes, all before noon today. “Complaining is something that seems to come so easy and so naturally to us...

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Employee Well-being: Is Wellness Technology the Answer?

Over the past few years, modern wellness technology has steadily evolved from a handful of disjointed, rudimentary solutions into a booming industry packed with affordable and innovative mobile apps and wearable devices. A quick look around your local electronics shop or ...

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Healthy Habits 101: How to Make Them Stick

Trying to establish a healthy habit is like driving down a road paved with good intentions. It usually happens like this: You start off strong—making an action plan and doing research. Over time, your motivation fades. And before you know it, you’ve abandoned pursuit and ...

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Giving Back: You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

Giving back to the community is like eating healthy. You know you’re meant to, but the execution isn’t always there. Sometimes, you don’t even know how. When you work hard for your money and your free time, it can be difficult to give it away. While many aspire to be altr...

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