Health & Wellbeing

Health and wellbeing in your environment is becoming increasingly important to ensure you are resilient to the challenges which may arise. You may encounter different types of pressure on a daily basis and it’s the difference in the way you respond to this which determines your quality of life. Pressure and stress could originate from so many different sources; expectations of yourself, your customers, your boss, office politics, too much work and even too little work (yes believe it or not, that can be stressful too!). You need to find ways to minimize this pressure and increase your resilience to stress. Whether you’re working in a corporate office, an open plan working environment or working from home, it is important for you to work smarter, not harder so that you can still deliver excellent quality work whilst having a good work-life balance. You need to have a long term approach to wellbeing during your working life to ensure your efficiency levels are improved and maintained. You want to create a healthy, energized and engaged environment to work in and here we show you the top ten golden rules to do this and to increase your workplace wellbeing.

Top 10 Golden Rules for your Health & Wellbeing

1. Focus and Prioritize
The way you work will have a significant impact to your effectiveness, productivity and stress levels. The brain doesn’t perform well when trying to multi-task and this leads to overload and stress… Read More

2. Sleep
Sleep is a critical factor to a good working life. You need good enough levels of sleep in order to rejuvenate your body and mind… Read More

3. Exercise
A lot of people feel like they don’t have time to fit exercise into their daily schedule. However, by having a good night’s sleep enables you to get up earlier  which will give you time for exercise… Read More

4. Movement
Movement creates energy and if your daily routine doesn’t allow for movement, then you need to find ways to incorporate it into your daily life. If most of your work is computer or laptop based, you will spend the majority of your day sitting at your desk, or perhaps with a laptop on your lap. This means that up 85% of your week could be sedentary… Read More

5. Posture
Are you are spending more of your working life at the computer? If so, this can have an adverse effect on your posture. Having a bad posture can affect your overall health… Read More

6. Massage
Massage is a great way to re-energize. Tension builds up in the muscles during a stressful day and you can feel this around the neck, shoulders and back and that’s why problems are often called “a pain in the neck!” Massage is a great way to ease the tension in the muscles for all of these conditions… Read More

7. Water
Drinking water is very beneficial to your body; each and every cell in your body needs water. If you think you can’t get through the day without your caffeine fix in the morning, fizzy and energy drinks throughout the day and alcohol in the evening, then think again… Read More

8. Nutrition
You need to ensure the quality of your food is full of great nutrition. It is important for you to get into the habit of eating smaller, healthier meals more regularly… Read More

9. Learning and Personal Development
Life is all about growing. In life if you’re not growing, then you’re dying. The key to personal fulfilment in life is your learning and development. Successful people are always looking ahead and planning their next steps. Stimulating your mind and growing in yourself will stretch you and enable you to achieve things that perhaps you thought you weren’t capable of… Read More

10. Work-Life Balance and Vacations
We’ve looked at the areas within work but you must also remember that how you spend your time outside of work is just as important too. Think of the phrase “work to live not live to work” and consider which approach you take… Read More

Implementing these top ten golden rules into your working life will enable you to work smarter, not harder in order to increase your productivity. There are only so many hours in the day and reducing stress and tension in an area which dominates so much of our lives can only be beneficial. You want to be healthy, energised, engaged and working in a culture where this exists makes your working life so much more enjoyable. So try these out and notice the massive improvements in your working life, energy levels and productivity and you can once again start to experience the real YOU FOR LIFE!

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