Wellness & Wellbeing Resources

MichBusiness has always been a platform for dialogue and education. This guide was created to help employees, executive leadership and organizations with wellness resources, articles, videos tips, and tool to help navigate the wellness landscape during these unprecedented times.

Work-From-Home Resources

Home Workouts for You and Your Kids

by BCBSM Virtual Well-Being
December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

Home Workouts for Employees

by BCBSM Virtual Well-Being
December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

15 Ways For You & Your Family to Stay Active at Home

by Participation
December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

25 Ways to Get Moving at Home Infographic

December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

Staying active while you’re staying home

by Intermountain Healthcare
December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

How to stay fit and healthy during coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

by Antonio Faneite, Performance and health coach
December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

Exercise is Essential for Well-Being During COVID-19 Pandemic

by Nuvance Health
December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

How to stay fit and Active at Home

by Emmanuel Stamatakis
December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

Exercise During Coronavirus: Tips for Staying Active

by Help Guide
December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

Tips For Staying Active During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Wiemi Abell Douoguih, MD, Sports Medicine Medical Director, MedStar Health, Richard Y. Hinton, MD, Sports Medicine Medical Director, MedStar Health
December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

6 Creative Ways to Stay Active at Home: Sneak in Exercise Throughout the Day with These Easy Ideas

by YMCA Middle Tennessee
December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

Try the 10-Minute Home Workout

by the American Heart Association
December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

Daily Tips to Help Keep Your Family Active by the American Heart Association

December 31, 2020/by Lora Wild

Switch Off Covid-19 Stress: 5 Ways to Achieve Work-life Balance

by Sunshine Farzan, Group Head of Marketing and Communications, Tricor Group
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Tips for Work/Life Balance during COVID-19

by the Minnesota Department of Health
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

How to Maintain a Work-Life Balance During Coronavirus

by the Jefferson Center
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Parenting Through the Pandemic: Who’s Working, Who’s Caring for the Kids, and What Policies Might Help

by Kathryn A. Edwards, Grace Evans, Daniel Schwam
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Tips and Resources for Children and Parents During COVID-19

by Minnesota Department of Health
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

7 Tips for Working From Home With Your Kids During the COVID-19 Outbreak

by Cynthia V. Catchings LCSW-S
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Talk Space – Parenting and Family Resources

November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Working At Home With Kids: How The Pandemic Is Changing The Work-Life Balance

by Nick Patterson
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Coronavirus’ Impact on Gen X Caregivers

by Ronda Kaysen, AARP
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Pandemic forces family members into new role: Caregivers for Elderly Loved Ones

by Sindya Bhanoo (Washington Post)
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

15 Tips for Combating Zoom Fatigue

by the University of Maryland, Center for Leadership & Organizational Change
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Overcoming Zoom Fatigue

by Fast Company
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

The reason Zoom calls drain your energy

by Manyu Jiang
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

‘Zoom fatigue’ is taxing the brain. Here’s why that happens

by Julia Sklar
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Zoom fatigue is real — here’s why video calls are so draining

by LIbby Sander and Oliver Bauma
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

10 ways to fight Zoom fatigue

by Carla Rudder
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

12 Tips That Actually Help with Zoom Fatigue

by Kendall Walters
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Tips for Tackling Zoom Fatigue

by Dianne Dickerson
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Zoom Exhaustion is Real. Here Are Six Ways to Find Balance and Stay Connected

by Steven Hickman, Psy.D.
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

ReachUsDetroit coordinated by Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network

24/7 collaborative call center for individuals in crisis related to or triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic including Anxiety, Anger/Frustration, Isolation and Depression. Toll Free: 855-966-3313
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Tips to Survive Social Isolation and Prevent Loneliness by BCBSM Virtual Well-Being

November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Coping With Loneliness During a Pandemic: Overcoming the inner enemy that haunts us when we’re isolated

by Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Lonely Workers Take Twice as Much Sick Leave — Here’s Why

by Healthline
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Strategies for Coping with Isolation and Loneliness During the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Dr. Russell Fulmer
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Coalition to End Social Isolation & Loneliness

November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

The American Loneliness Epidemic: Are Poor Social Skills to Blame?

by Healthline
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

How to Deal with Loneliness in Today’s World: Your Options for Support

by Healthline
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Coronavirus — Anxiety and Stress Tips

by Ashley Ertel, LCSW, BCD
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

How Singles Can Fight Loneliness During Social Isolation

by Ashley Laderer
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

COVID-19: how to cope with loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic

Authored by Lydia Smith
Reviewed by Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

How to Beat Loneliness During COVID-19

by Community Health Network
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Balancing Work and Elder Care Through the Coronavirus Crisis

November 19, 2020/by Lora Wild

How to Combat Zoom Fatigue (Harvard Business Review)

by Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy
November 19, 2020/by Lora Wild

How to Cope With Loneliness During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Arlin Cuncic
November 19, 2020/by Lora Wild

Burnout Resources

HR Must Remember its Purpose to Avoid Burnout

by Rachel Muller-Heyndyk
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Resiliency in Tough Times

by BCBSM Virtual Well-Being
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Stress Management 101: How to Keep Your HR or Employee Relations Role from Draining You

By Suzanne Lucas
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

To the Brink and Back: One HR Manager’s Journey Through Burnout

by Ingrid Vaughan
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

5 ways the COVID-19 crisis will transform HR’s role

by Tim McElgunn
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Agile HR: Leading talent through the COVID-19 crisis

by Lisa B. Baird, Steven Krupp, Amy Miller and Mark Zorbas, Heidrick & Struggles
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

What HR Managers Should Know About Stress Burnout

by Matthew Davis, HR Director Aburi Composites
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

9 Ways to Handle HR Burnout

by Rachel Bolsu
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Performance Through Care – Why Psychological Safety and Resilience Are Key to Navigating the Crisis

by Clemens Fahrbach, Anke Weidling and Dana Behrens, Egon Zehnder’s Leadership Solutions
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Executive and Human Resource Leadership in the COVID-19 Crisis Resources: How leaders and organizations are navigating a new reality

Provided by Egon Zehnder’s Leadership Solutions
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Self-Care for HR in the Time of COVID-19

By Eliset Zapien & Liliana Arguello
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Here’s How HR Managers Can Escape The ‘Burnout’ Bug!

By All Things Talent
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Tech Tips for Employers

by BCBSM Virtual Well-Being
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Are Leaders and Managers Essential Workers?

By Steve Dion
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Self Needs To Be In The Lead: A video message from Jill Ader, Chairwoman Egon Zehnder

December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

How to Prevent Executive Burnout and Keep Your Leader from Unraveling

by Kathy Gurchiek
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Executive Coach Roundup: How to Avoid Leadership Burnout

by Jody Michaels Associates
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

When Executives Burn Out

by Harry Levinson
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

7 Painful Truths About Burnout and Leadership

by Carey Nieuwhof
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

4 Effective Strategies to Prevent Leadership Burnout

by Paul Keijzer
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Leadership in the COVID-19 Crisis: How leaders and organizations are navigating a new reality

December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Three things executives can do to get ahead of leader burnout amidst Covid-19

By Micha'le Simmons
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Preventing Leadership Burnout

by Padraig Coaching & Consulting Inc.
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

How to Overcome Leadership Burnout: Tips from Survivors

by Paul Keijzer
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

COVID-19 Burnout: Four Ways to Deal with It

by Mark Royal, Senior Director and Val Olson, Career Coach, Korn Ferry Advisory
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

4 Employee Burnout Signs and How Great Managers Respond

November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Happiness by BCBSM Virtual Well-Being

November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

SHRM Article: How to Prevent Employee Burnout: HR professionals share their advice for minimizing worker stress and boosting retention.

By Dori Meinert
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

15 Tips to Deal With Employee Burnout as a Manager or Business Owner

by Casey Slide
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Preventing Remote Employee Burnout During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by CBIZ
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Employee burnout on the rise since COVID-19

by Esther Shein
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Prevent Employee Burnout During COVID-19

by Amtrust Financial
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Working Remotely During COVID-19: Your Mental Health and Well-being

by Center for Workplace Mental Health
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

6 Ways To Fight Job Burnout During COVID-19

by Hartford HealthCare
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

How To Combat Employee Burnout While Working From Home

by Martha Switzer
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Employees: How to Cope with Job Stress and Build Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

8 Simple Strategies to Avoid Leadership Burnout

by Judith Orloff
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

3 Tips to Avoid Work From Home (WFH) Burnout

by Laura M. Giurge and Vanessa K. Bohns
November 24, 2020/by Lora Wild

Wellness and Wellbeing Programs

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Additional Resources

SynBella Health and Well-being Video Library

SynBella’s Health and Well-being Video Library integrates all areas of well-being to promote healthy and happy employees, it also includes ergonomics/work from home video & guides.
March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Calm App

The Calm App is for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation. Users will experience better sleep, lower stress, and less anxiety with guided meditations, sleep Stories, breathing programs, stretching exercises, and relaxing music. 
March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Meditation – Mindful Moment by BCBSM Virtual Well-Being

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Meditation – Bee Breathing by BCBSM Virtual Well-Being

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Coronavirus Resource Hub for Anxiety and Stress

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Free Online Mindfulness Courses by Mindfulness Exercise

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Practicing Resilience in Community Recordings

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Live Guided Meditations with Richard Davidson, Center for Healthy Minds

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Webinar: Cultivating Purpose in Uncertain Times, Presenters: Dr. Richard Davidson; Center for Healthy Minds scientist, Pelin Kesebir; Healthy Minds Innovations trainer, Stephanie Wagner; and HMI collabo-rator Jay Vidyarthi.

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

How to Find Balance During COVID-19 by the Jefferson Center

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Henry Ford Health System Guided Relaxation 3 Minute Video

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Henry Ford Health System Deep Breathing 3 Minute Video

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Therapist Tips for Uncertain Times: Mindfulness

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

CBIZ 60-minute 3 Part Series On-Demand Webinars on Navigating Remote Work & Leadership Amid COVID-19: Remote Leadership, How to Lead Your Team and the Do’s and Don’ts of Working Remote

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

The Importance of Financial Well-Being

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

How Does Financial Wellness Affect Health?

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Why Financial Wellness Can No Longer be an Afterthought

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

What is financial wellness and why is it Important to your employees?

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

The Financial Wellness Landscape: What is True Financial Wellness?

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Employee Financial Wellness – All You Need to Know by Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR)

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Protecting Your Finances During COVID-19

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Worried about your finances during the coronavirus pandemic? Here are some tips.

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

8 Financial Tips for Young People Amid COVID-19

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

What Is Financial Wellness: Setting and meeting financial expectations can improve your general well-being

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

What is Financial Wellness? By James Carlson

March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Return to Work: A Template for Safety Practices and Protocols

by Mike Beauregard and Tony Rodriguez
December 30, 2020/by Lora Wild

Return to Work Safety Tips for Employees Post COVID-19

by Nova Health
December 30, 2020/by Lora Wild

Safe Actions for Employee Returns: Playbooks

SAFER: Safe Actions for Employee Returns is a comprehensive initiative to guide employers through the process of safely resuming traditional work and operations created by the National Safety Council, leading safety organizations and public health experts. Safe Actions for Employee Returns: Playbooks
December 30, 2020/by Lora Wild

The National Safety Council Safety Resources for Employers: Checklist, Wellbeing Information, Webinars and more

December 30, 2020/by Lora Wild

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

by OSHA
December 30, 2020/by Lora Wild

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers Responding to Coronavirus Disease

by Center for Disease Control and Prevention
December 30, 2020/by Lora Wild

COVID-19: Businesses, Employers, and Workers: Coping tips for disrupted workers and families

by Wisconsin Department of Health Services
December 30, 2020/by Lora Wild

Workplace Health and Safety Guidance for Employees and Staff of Businesses

by Illinois Department of Public Health
December 30, 2020/by Lora Wild

84% of employees concerned about returning to the physical workplace during COVID-19 pandemic

by Security Magazine
December 30, 2020/by Lora Wild

Empowering HR & Preventing HR Burnout Video

By Maddy
December 29, 2020/by Lora Wild

Resources to Help Families

Family Pod Match

Family Pod Match connects families together based on their kids’ grade level and school (though ages 0-5 are also accommodated), house-hold’s COVID safety practices, and the family’s childcare needs. Matched families can take turns providing childcare in their homes or decide on one home as a “homebase.” The service can also be used to build up larger “school pods” of multiple families to support their school’s distance learning efforts, nanny-share, emergency childcare, or simply to find an occasional playmate for kids for much-needed social interaction.

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Care.com

Care.com offers of an array of services that enable families to find, manage and pay for care and provide employment opportunities for caregivers. These include a robust suite of safety tools and resources, easy ways for caregivers to be paid and obtain professional benefits, household tax and payroll services for families, and customized corporate benefits packages covering child care and senior care services. When children receive quality care in their critical formative years, they are on a path to achievement and success. When seniors receive quality care in their homes, healthcare costs decline with fewer hospital stays.

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ToDoolie

ToDoolie matches you with students Helpers from your community to help meet the needs of underprivileged families looking to put their school age children into learning pods and to do odd jobs in that you need help with.

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Resource Partners

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Virtual Well-Being Resources

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Virtual Well-Being portal contains well-being articles, workout videos and
meditation sessions for employers and employees.

MI Blues Perspectives

Fitness Things and All Pro Exercise

Fitness Things and All Pro Exercise are committed to helping you achieve your fitness goals by giving the tools
needed to succeed.
Fitness Things

Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System Online Resource Center for health and wellness advice from Henry Ford experts including healthy recipes, nutrition and fitness tips, news on the latest health trends and more.

HenryFordLiveWell.com
COVID-19 Employer Resources

Ulliance

Strategies for Employee Well-being Start With The Best Wellness Programs presenteeism and overall employee
engagement.

Life Advisor Wellness® Programs

Corporate Wellness Organizations, Associations, Institutes

American Health & Wellness Association

American Health & Wellness Association is a non-profit organization focused on health and wellness for every-one in USA and the world. The Association aims to promote health and wellness, and to foster an atmosphere of education and engagement with health and wellness programs in USA and the world, and to provide a platform for the professional individuals and organizations in the field of health and wellness to share and exchange the information on technologies and products.
March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit, voluntary health organization funded by private con-tributions. The Association’s goal is to provide reliable information to the American public on prevention and treatment of heart disease and stroke.
March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

American Mental Wellness Association

The American Mental Wellness Association is the umbrella organization which unites individuals and organiza-tions together as one voice for mental wellness in the United States.
March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

Founded in 1979, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research. With more than 1,800 professional mental health members (many of whom contribute blog posts, host webinars, review website content, and more) ADAA is a leader in education, training, and research. More than 11 million people from around the world visit the ADAA website annually (and click on more than 38,000,000 pages) to find current treatment and evidence-based research information and to access free resources and support. Together we are changing lives.
March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Corporate Health & Wellness Association (CHWA)

The Corporate Health & Wellness Association (CHWA) is an international non-profit dedicated to providing education in health, wellness, and chronic disease prevention and management.
November 19, 2020/by Lora Wild

National Wellness Institute (NWI)

The National Wellness Institute (NWI) is the leader in providing professional development and engagement opportunities that support individuals from a variety of disciplines in promoting whole–person wellness.
March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Rebalanced-Life Wellness Association

The distrust in the healthcare system keeps Black men from seeking care which requires a significant shift in the culture of wellness. This innovative health helps reduce health disparities and improve the Social & Health Conditions of African-American men.
March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services and Administration (SAMHSA)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild

WELCOA (Wellness Council of America)

WELCOA is one of the most respected resources for workplace wellness in America. With a membership in excess of 5,000 members, WELCOA is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all working Americans.
March 30, 2021/by Lora Wild