How to improve your workplace wellness

How to improve your workplace wellness

 

Putting effort on workplace wellness improve employee productivity and help build an engaged and healthy workforce.

 

So, do you know the steps to get started with a workplace wellness program?

 

Getting workplace wellness right doesn’t need to be particularly costly or difficult.

 

 

Here are a few steps to get you started:

 

 

Adopt  workplace wellness platform

 

 

 

ALSO READ: Burnout: Facing damage caused by ‘chronic workplace stress’

 

 

 

No plastic water bottles

By eliminating plastic water bottles, you reduce the amount of BPA consumption and plastic waste.

 

Stand-up desks or workstations

Have you ever heard that sitting is the new smoking? Sitting for prolonged periods of time wreaks havoc on one’s overall health.

 

Promoting a 15-minute walk every day

A 15 minute walk each day can help improve cardiovascular health and the productivity of employees.

 

 

 

How to improve your workplace wellness

 

 

 

Build wellness into company culture

By implementing wellness into the company’s culture, you are letting employees know you support them in their journey to become healthy.

 

Promote wellness throughout the office

Implementing a wellness program throughout the office promotes teamwork. This requires good communication and examples set by those at the top.

 

Educate on the importance of wellness

Education on health and wellness program throughout the office promotes teamwork. This requires good communication and examples set by the top down.

 

Provide healthy snacks at the office

Providing healthy snacks at the office improves the overall health of the employees and is part of incorporating health into the company’s culture.

 

Encourage 15 minutes a day to distress

Un-engaged and stressed employees cost the company money. Provide employees with amenities and encourage them to distress to improve productivity.

 

Encourage & support from management

Without having support from the top down a wellness program won’t be as effective or successful.

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Mycircle

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Lilian Osigwe

Osigweh Lilian Oluchi is a graduate of the University of Lagos where she obtained a B.A (Hons) in English, Masters in Public and International affairs (MPIA). Currently works with 1stnews as a Database Manager / Writer. [email protected]

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