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"A seminar such as this should be presented in divisional meetings to all employees…giving them tools to deal with stress would only help create a happier and healthier work force." Paul R., Manager
State Street Bank Corp
CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAMS
The Mind/Body Medical Institute's Center for Corporate Health offers corporate wellness programs that teach employees the skills and techniques necessary to manage the pervasive stress in today's workplace. Our programs enable participants to develop new attitudes and behaviors to cope more effectively with personal and professional challenges.

The Center has delivered its programs to thousands of employees across all segments of the work force. Potential benefits of such a program are:

Improved productivity
Increased job satisfaction
Improved interpersonal skills
Improved office morale
Enhanced creativity
Lower absenteeism
Fewer office visits to health care professionals
Increased control over soaring annual insurance premiums and health care costs

We can provide an array of introductory wellness programming that focus on the following core areas of mind/body medicine:

  Introduction to stress management via the relaxation response: Various methods to elicit the relaxation response are taught, such as imagery, progressive muscle relaxation, breathing, meditation, and mindful exercise.
  Positive thinking and resiliency techniques: Participants learn strategies such as cognitive restructuring to adapt to stressful situations and to recognize and change negative thoughts and behaviors.
  Guidelines for leading a physically active life: Participants learn principles of mindful exercise and ways to incorporate appropriate physical activity into their lives. Yoga sessions are also available.
  Healthy eating: Participants learn how to integrate good nutrition into a busy lifestyle to improve health, energy level, and mood.


Our staff of highly trained physicians, advanced practice nurses, psychologists, registered dietitians, exercise physiologists, and a yoga teacher offer a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach. Unlike a typical "stress awareness program," our wellness programs help participants change behavior. New behavior patterns can bring about lasting, positive improvements in employees' professional and personal lives.

The Center for Corporate Health's offerings can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your program. Specific workshops we have offered include:

Hurry Up and Relax
Simple ways to manage stress and build resiliency

Get Happy! Strategies for Positive Thinking
Replace automatic negative thoughts with more useful positive thoughts.

Finding Calm Among the Chaos
Yoga and mindfulness in the workplace

Calm Parent, Happy Child
Skills to bring calm to parents and their children and to help engender a more positive parenting mindset

Mind Over Menopause
A mind/body approach to midlife health

More Information
To learn more, contact Marilyn Wilcher at 617.991.0102 x208
or email mwilcher@mbmi.org
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Herbert Benson, MD President,
Mind Body Medical Institute and
Mind Body Medical Institute Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School.