Mélina Lamarche

Mélina, who has a degree in kinesiology from Université Laval, has been developing and implementing health and wellness initiatives in the workplace since 2004. She’s very passionate about and devoted to her work. Her ability to team up with clients allows her to successfully see her projects through to the end. Her favourite playground? The mountains! Whether it’s for running, downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing or going on a simple hike, that’s where she spends a great deal of her time.

Articles by Mélina Lamarche

Social activities with co-workers: it pays off for everyone

Social Activities With Co-Workers: It Pays Off for Everyone

Socializing with co-workers away from the workplace? An excellent idea! Organizing informal activities to encourage employees to hang out together in a different environment is not only a good way of having more fun, it also has a positive impact on team dynamics and, ultimately, on productivity.

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How to let go of food guilt and stay in balance

How to Let Go of Food Guilt and Stay in Balance

Perhaps you went overboard with the rich food and delectable treats over the holidays, and now you’re mad at yourself. For that matter, every time you give in to temptation, you feel bad. Stop it! A little indulgence can be good for your mental balance.

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5 original ideas for a different kind of Christmas party

5 Original Ideas For a Different Kind of Christmas Party

Now that December is here, we’re all getting into the holiday spirit. It will soon be time for your organization’s end-of-year party, which provides a good opportunity for employees to get to know each other better in an informal setting.

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6 ways to promote agile communication in your team

6 Ways to Promote Agile Communication in Your Team

Communication is at the heart of everything in an organization. If good communication has many benefits and facilitates collaboration, communication that is awkward, careless, obscure or absent may become a source of frustration and conflict.

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The positive effects of feedback

The Positive Effects of Feedback

Think feedback is a responsibility reserved for managers and that it specifically has to be given at the time of a regular performance appraisal? Wrong! It is a simple yet powerful way of motivating the troops and bringing out the best in your team members.

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Employee break areas: a good way to boost productivity

Employee Break Areas: A Good Way to Boost Productivity

By setting up indoor and outdoor break areas, you encourage your employees to step away from their work and take a breather. That way, they’re more focused when they return.

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Employee Participation: A Powerful Engagement Lever

How to boost your employees' motivation and productivity? By giving them an opportunity to take part in special projects!

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