Looking after your health at the workplace is beneficial for all the stakeholders of an organisation. Employees, employers or even the customers, everybody stands to gain by the good physical and mental health of people within a company. Today, we discuss some ways to enable the same –
1. Reduction of strain
There are plenty of reasons for stain at the workplace. Some regular causes for strain in the workplace include working extra hours,
feeling that you’re being treated unduly and not having any identification or reward for a task done. To be able to cut down strain at the workplace has been proven to boost employee fitness and standard of living.
2. To maintain better physical health
It’s extremely important to apprise the employees about sustaining good physical health. If they maintain a workout schedule, it’ll
help them eliminate feelings of depression, increase stamina and strength, cut down obesity and especially when coordinated with diet, eliminate risks of heart problems.
3. Long-lasting strength and health
It’s important to focus on long-term health and fitness rather than quick fixes. Exercise and nutrition are vital elements to any long-term health maintenance program. A combination of approaches such as walking, jogging, running, swimming, cycling, yoga and weight training can be applied to achieve results.
4. Prevention of diseases in future
Employees should recognize that the most effective method to keep them healthy is always going for regular check-ups. The organization should remind them about their last visit to the doctor for their medical checkup, it’s time for them to modify their lifestyle — keep in mind, prevention is the best therapy. Don’t allow them to delay until symptoms start off. Employer should look for a local health care centre and fix an appointment.
This is part 1 of this two part series on well being at the workplace, you can read Part 2 here – https://www.justforhearts.org/well-being-at-the-workplace-2/