Well & Good episode 2 with Dr John Lang

This week we talk to Dr John Lang, CEO of the Workplace Health Association, a man we like to bill as the most interesting person in healthcare today.



In this episode we discuss

  • The benefits of low to moderate alcohol consumption
  • Is there any difference between smoking 5 or 20 cigarettes a day?
  • What is emotional intelligence?
  • Can you introduce emotional intelligence in a workplace health setting?
  • The benefits of high intensity vs low intensity exercise
  • Why can some people drink 6 cups a day and still sleep soundly?
  • Is there such a thing as optimal sleep?
  • Why the Workplace Health Association (WHA) was formed.
  • Fad diets, behavior change and the stages of readiness
  • Should you individualist your corporate health program?
  • How effective are is an EAP when it comes to mental health?
  • The number one program you can run for free to help your employees lose weight?
  • How to measure the success of your workplace health program?
  • What’s the future for health in the workplace?

Show notes






Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol


Why do poor people behave poorly when it comes to health choices 

Re : Life. Find Your Balance and Master Work, Change, Career, Family, Nutrition, Exercise, Sleep

Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes

Workplace Health Association

Theory of progressive overload

Stages of readiness

Transtheoretical model

Postive thinking exercises

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