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Feeling Stressed? Try Yoga

Feeling Stressed? Try Yoga (Yes, Seriously)

Organizations are continuing to add stress management strategies to their wellbeing programs, including yoga. Why? Because research shows that yoga, meditation, and regulated breathing significantly reduces stress. Here’s how employees and employers alike stand to benefit from workplace yoga programs.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

July 21, 2021

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It’s All About Communication! Maximizing Your Company’s Wellness Offerings

It’s All About Communication! Maximizing Your Company’s Wellness Offerings

Employees are not taking advantage of wellness programs, even when they’re readily available to them. The problem lies in communication. Without it, workers simply aren’t taking up the benefits on offer – which does nothing to support their wellbeing. Here’s how to resolve it.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

July 14, 2021

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Gen Z: A Paycheck Is The “Bare Minimum” Of What Work Should Provide

For young workers, work is a place to find meaning, mentorship, and growth. However, there is a big disconnect between what they need and what employers are offering. Gen Z are not only looking for good bosses; they’re looking for mentors and coaches that will help them become the best version of themselves.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

July 7, 2021

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Substance Use Among Workers Has Increased Since The Pandemic

Substance Use Among Workers Has Increased Since The Pandemic

A recent report from LifeWorks found that drug use among Americans has increased since the pandemic.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

June 30, 2021

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Are Companies Doing Enough To Support Mental Health? CEO And Employee Perceptions Differ

Are Companies Doing Enough To Support Mental Health? CEO And Employee Perceptions Differ

New research reveals a significant gap between employee and CEO perceptions of available mental health benefits. Even firms that offer substantial wellness options face a challenge in encouraging take-up of these benefits; the so-called ‘last mile’. The key lies in consistent outreach.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

June 23, 2021

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3 Proven Ways To Stop Back Pain When You’re Stuck At Your (Home) Desk

3 Proven Ways To Stop Back Pain When You’re Stuck At Your (Home) Desk

Makeshift desks can cause your back and neck to suffer. When you’re working long hours in front of a screen, here are some helpful tips on how to bring more movement into your working day for better health and wellness.

By: Gemma Church

June 21, 2021

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Work from Home Blues: How to Thrive From Your Laptop

Work From Home Blues: How To Thrive From Your Laptop

The past year has highlighted the unexpected downsides to remote working policies. Using this guide, remote workers can identify and apply practices that improve their work days so they are more productive and inspiring.

By: Aayat Ali

June 18, 2021

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Workplace Wellness: Safety Concerns Are Widespread As America Heads Back To The Office

Workplace Wellness: Safety Concerns Are Widespread As America Heads Back To The Office

59% of U.S. workers who have not yet returned to the office are worried about safety, according to new research from MindEdge. With 40% told by their employers that they must be vaccinated before returning to the office, Allwork.Space spoke to Frank Connolly, director of research, to find out what impact this is having on workers’ wellness.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

June 16, 2021

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For The 13th Consecutive Month, Americans’ Mental-Health Score Remains Negative

For The 13th Consecutive Month, Americans’ Mental-Health Score Remains Negative

A report by LifeWorks revealed a negative mental health score for Americans for the thirteenth consecutive month. While the findings aren’t exactly positive, the good news is that the optimism scores have shown general improvement since last year.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

June 9, 2021

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3 Core Wellness Concepts For The New World Of Work

During a recent virtual gathering, Laura Shook Guzman, David O’Coimin, and Philip Vanhoutte shared ideas and strategies on how to facilitate mental wellness in the workplace.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

June 2, 2021

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11 Wellness Benefits Of Cycling To Work, In Honour Of World Bicycle Day

Feeling happier, building muscle tone, sleeping better, and being able to enjoy an extra muffin — these are just some of the benefits of regular cycling. Kate Tattersfield pedals through 11 research-backed ways cycling can improve our mental and physical wellness.

By: Kate Tattersfield

June 1, 2021

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Indoor Air Quality Matters More Than Ever (But Plants Aren’t the Solution)

Indoor Air Quality Matters More Than Ever (But Plants Aren’t the Solution)

The COVID-19 pandemic is raising fresh questions around the safety of indoor environments, specifically indoor air quality.  

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

May 26, 2021

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Workplace Wellness: Tips For Improving Your Posture

Workplace Wellness: Tips For Improving Your Posture

Good posture is an important practice that can reduce low back pain and headaches. Whether sitting or standing at your desk, here are some easy-to-follow tips to create and maintain good posture.

By: Jamie Orr

May 19, 2021

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Nature: “Our Great Untapped Resource For A Mentally Healthy Future”

Nature: “Our Great Untapped Resource For A Mentally Healthy Future”

This week, 10-16 May 2021, marks Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK. This year’s theme is Nature, and it comes at a time when the UK is emerging from a three-month coronavirus-induced lockdown and looking ahead to brighter days in the company of friends and family.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

May 12, 2021

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Our Top 5 Wellness Focused Podcast Episodes

Mental Health Awareness Month is marked during May, with the intention of raising awareness and reducing stigma. Here are 5 of the most popular episodes from Allwork.Space’s Future of Work Podcast discussing mental health and wellness.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

May 5, 2021

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