On this week's program, the hosts talk with guests from eMindful and Millennium Trust Company on issues related to mindfulness, retirement and more.
The first guest is Kevin Renner, SVP of marketing and product management for eMindful. Employers are facing a new crisis: The proliferation of stress, burnout, obesity and other chronic conditions at unprecedented levels among their employees. In the span of 12 months recently, the percentage of U.S. employees reporting they were stressed at work jumped from 73 to 83 percent, according to the Work Stress Survey conducted by Harris Interactive. Among the most innovative developments in behavioral wellness and holistic well-being today is the application of evidence-based mindfulness training to stress and other modifiable health cost drivers facing employers. A burgeoning body of scientific research has demonstrated that mindfulness is highly effective in improving behavioral health and chronic diseases. In this interview, we will discuss