Wellness programs can be fragile, with many outside influences take their toll on that program's effectiveness. While it's crucial for employees to have some "wins" in their column, issues like financial stress, caregiver stress, legal issues, etc. can rule the day and prevent even the small "wins" that help employees tackle the bigger issues. Employers that can agree that stress isn't something to sweep under the rug will retain healthier, happier, more productive employees. And, isn't that what we are all about?