Holistic, Customized Worksite Wellness
Most worksite wellness programs focus on the big three: nutrition, physical activity, and smoking cessation.
Yet, sleep quality, hydration, and the unique needs of shift workers are real concerns too.
Since your company is unique, your health education program should be unique too.
Former Senior Manager of U.S. Operations for an international Ayurvedic skincare giant, Jennifer Maklan, AP, understands the pressures and objectives of corporations for a cohesive, successful operation. Your relationship with your employees must be handled gingerly on top of the day’s workload.
Jennifer’s management experience coupled with her training in holistic health allows her to make practical preventive health knowledge accessible so that employers and employees can function optimally.
Jennifer Maklan, AP, Wellness Speaker
With advanced training in Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine, Jennifer Maklan makes ancient preventive health practices applicable today. She helps busy, overworked professionals improve their digestion, sleep, energy and stress levels, so they can live strong, travel easily, socialize comfortably and build meaningful relationships.
Jennifer’s knowledge of Ayurveda provides a significant measure of support to a health management plan. She’s thoughtful, encouraging, and her advice has real potential for impacting health outcomes.
Health insurance premiums could increase 4 to 40% in 2021
That increase could be devastating to employers in an already struggling economy. And with the increased threat of sickness due to COVID-19, employee wellness is more important than ever. A customized worksite wellness program may help address the most important of your company’s concerns. Boost employee morale, increase productivity, and prolong retention of employees with customized health education.
Options for health education presentations are numerous and can be customized based on the unique needs of your employees. Here is a sample of talks which may help address employee health concerns, generate company appreciation, boost morale, improve productivity and employee health.
Sleep Hygiene for Productive Employees
Sleep is just as important to good health as diet. Yet one in four Americans experience acute insomnia each year. Sleep deficits can take a toll on performance, working memory, cognitive speed, accuracy as well as emotional wellbeing. Learn sleep hygiene skills (good sleep habits) to encourage quality sleep, restfulness and alertness during the day.
Holistic Methods to Stay Hydrated & Beat Heat Fatigue
When exposure to heat causes sweating, lost fluids must be replenished else long-standing fatigue could set in. Learn about healthy fluid choices that replenish nutrients and cool the body, plus topical at-home therapy solutions to replenish the body and rebuild lost strength from the outside-in.
How to Ease Work-From-Home Stress, Anxiety & Depression Naturally
Learn to navigate work-from-home stress, anxiety and depression naturally. Realize the importance of a healthy daily routine. Learn easy stress reducing activities. Discover the foods that truly ease your symptoms, and those that exacerbate it.
Health Guidelines for Shift Workers to Maximize Productivity
Shift-workers have unique needs both inside and outside of work hours. Learn natural ways to promote healthy circadian rhythms and get proper rest each day, so you cam meet the needs of your boss and your family. Realize the importance of diet for good health and learn the foods, drinks and daily routine that will help maintain alertness.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Āyurveda?
Āyurveda is India's traditional medical system. It is a holistic approach that uses temporary dietary adjustments, lifestyle recommendations, therapeutic treatments and cleanses to restore health. It is also preventative in nature.
Health is not something that you achieve and then you're done. It must be cultivated and created each day. Āyurveda offers a wealth of sound knowledge to maintain health throughout every season and every stage of life.
I've tried changing my diet and lifestyle and it didn't work. How is Āyurveda different?
Āyurveda is a complete medical system. Āyurvedic formulations or "medicines" are selected for you based on your state of health. Formulations along with appropriate changes to your diet and lifestyle ensure that you get back to your natural state of health and are able to maintain it. Improved health cannot happen without changing your diet and lifestyle.
Why should Āyurveda be part of corporate worksite wellness programs?
Āyurveda is preventative in nature and provides sound health advice for various seasons, climates and people. It is easily customized for various groups of individuals. Unlike Western nutrition and health paradigms, Āyurveda is an entire system of knowledge that addresses all aspects of life, from the environmental and social, to the physical and spiritual. It is well suited for corporations interested in educating employees on the principles of good health.
Is Āyurveda a licensed profession?
Āyurveda is not a licensed profession in the U.S. That being said, when selecting an Āyurvedic Practitioner, it's important to choose someone that is practicing classical Āyurveda. Classical Āyurveda adheres to the framework as it is taught and practiced in India.
Jennifer Maklan, ĀP, practices classical Āyurveda and has trained in programs that exceed typical educational standards for Āyurveda in the U.S.
How is Āyurveda practiced online? Isn't pulse assessment needed?
Āyurveda is quite conducive to online practice. In classical Āyurvedic assessment, questioning and visual clues provide a wealth of information. Pulse assessment is actually a somewhat modern addition to classical assessment methods. It is not a necessary component for a quality assessment.
How is Āyurveda different than other holistic healing methods?
Āyurveda is time-tested. It's speculated to be thousands of years old and probably the oldest health system known to man. Though much has changed, the classical practice of Āyurveda holds to the time-tested methods that existed thousands of years ago.
Unlike other modern approaches to holistic medicine, Āyurveda utilizes a detailed framework for the measurement, assessment and management of health. It is an extensive practice that is studied rigorously and is effective when applied with precision.
Unlike Western approaches to care, Āyurveda is personalized to each individual. Your day, diet, health history and so much more are taken into consideration to create your Care Plan.
What if I don't see results?
Sometimes results can be seen immediately and sometimes results can be subtle but nevertheless impactful.
If you're not seeing results, it's important to speak up. This is helpful information and may indicate that the wrong remedy was selected for you. Don't hesitate to communicate your experience so we can ensure you are on the right track.