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Jolene Park
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A couple weeks ago a corporate client asked me to create a list of my top 10 recommendations for optimal health. Here is that list...
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I just updated my lunch-and-learn menu. Quoting myself... "Corporate wellness is more than paying for employee’s gym memberships and asking them to complete an annual health risk assessment." ~ Jolene Park. 

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"A healthy organization doesn’t have anything to do with gym memberships and broccoli in the cafeteria, according to Robison, but is an organization with minimal politics, high morale, high productivity and low turnover."
A new study raises doubts about the advantages of initiatives to help lowers costs by improving employee health.
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We cannot motivate people with fear, facts, and force; instead we must relate, repeat, and reframe. Lessons from my ‪#‎healthcoaching‬ class tonight. We are discussing this article:
All leadership comes down to this: changing people's behavior. Why is that so damn hard? Science offers some surprising new answers -- and ways to do...
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This book looks good. I can't wait to read it. This is what corporate wellness really needs to be about! http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/dealbook/2014/09/19/putting-soul-back-into-business/
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Programs to keep employees healthy are popular with their employers, but the evidence of their effectiveness is very thin.
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Health educator, nutritionist, public speaker, blogger.
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  • Healthy Discoveries
    Founder, President, 2001 - present
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Colorado native who loves to read fiction, travel, drink Bhakti Chai, do yoga and be outside in the sunshine. Feels best when eating a Gluten-Free and Paleo diet. Enjoys social media and anything Apple. Believes there are no absolutes and always on the look-out for interesting and inspiring things a.k.a Healthy Discoveries.
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Corporate health and wellness consultant, workshop facilitator for a Fortune 500 company since 2004. Nutritionist and lifestyle coach for a private medical practice since 2009.
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  • Colorado State University
    Speech Communications, 1993
  • American Academy of Nutrition
    Nutrition, 1999
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