Wellness 101: What I Learned About Workplace Health in My First 31 Years on the Front Line

With endless possibilities for getting people together doing thousands of different activities, why is it that workplace wellness has gotten so clinical and narrow?

Here’s a locker room metaphor of Primary Prevention vs. Secondary Prevention, presented in the form of an infographic (a powerful communication tactic, by-the-way). Part of the problem with many workplace wellness programs is that they’ve drifted into practicing medicine. They’re operating almost entirely in the yellow and red areas of this chart. And they’ve done so without realizing it.