Prioritizing Health and Wellness in the Marketing Industry

Marketing is a dynamic, fast-paced, ever-evolving industry to work in. Making rest and personal wellness a daily priority allows for more energy and creativity to face challenges that arise. Here are three forms of rest that can change the way we live and work.

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The Work Wellness Benefits of Massage

During our Castle Spirit Week Wellness Day, we had the opportunity to sign up for a 10-minute chair massage from Melrose Massage. The benefits of massage therapy in the work environment are nothing new. Beginning in the 90’s, research revealed that incorporating massage therapy as a company benefit could reduce employee stress levels, and in turn decrease stress-related illnesses, minimize fatigue, and increase the productivity and alertness of employees—especially those who sit at a desk all day. Beyond the physical benefits, massage can boost employee morale and satisfaction in the workplace. At Castle we are lucky to have business owners who understand the ROI of just 10 minutes of each employee’s time. Not only did Spirit Week accomplish the task of celebrating 20 years as a company, small moments like the massage made us feel valued, and was a great reminder that success cannot happen without healthy and happy team members.

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Taking Happiness Into Your Own Hands: A Lesson from Nataly Kogan

If I get this promotion, I’ll be happier….If I meet Mr. Right, I’ll be happier….If I lose 15 pounds, I’ll be happier.

These are things that many of us tell ourselves on a fairly regular basis. We’re searching for happiness, and, in the process, are placing our happy hopes and dreams in the hands of others. The problem with this, according to Happier founder and CEO Nataly Kogan, is that true, lasting happiness comes from within.

Nataly spoke to the Castle team about happiness as part of our Spirit Week Wellness day and, since her presentation, I’ve been thinking about the coveted emotion in a new way.

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Castle Spirit Week

To commemorate Castle’s 20th anniversary on August 1, 2016, the Castle Culture Team created Spirit Week: a program blending fun, learning and bonding to recognize and reward the people who make our agency great every day—our team. Spirit Week focused on our agency’s latest corporate initiatives around wellness, team spirit, community service and celebration! Thinking…

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