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Wellness

Workplace Wellness: A Key Component Of The Employee Experience

Protecting the health and wellbeing of employees has emerged as the number one challenge to optimizing the workplace, according to recent report.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

October 21, 2020

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World Mental Health Day: Why Mental Health At Work Matters

Did you know that 41% of employees regularly feel stressed or burned out at work? To coincide with World Mental Health Day and to shine a light on the link between individual wellness and productivity at work, here is a global roundup of statistics about mental health in the workplace.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

October 14, 2020

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The New Workplace: From Wellness To Wellbeing

As hybrid models become the new norm, organizations will need to prioritize how to support remote workers, both at home and in the office.

By: Nena Martin

October 8, 2020

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Tackling Sedentary Behavior In The Workplace

COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of keeping active during the working day to combat sedentary behavior. Simple interventions in workplace design — such as sit-stand desks, activity-based zones and ergonomic workstation equipment — can encourage active working for a healthier lifestyle.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

October 7, 2020

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Do You Feel Financially Well? Employers Are Investing In Holistic Programs To Improve Financial Wellness

Although financial wellness has declined in recent months, employers are offering holistic financial wellness programs for the benefit of their workers. Why? Because employers recognize that financial wellness has a direct impact on their employees’ overall happiness, which leads to better productivity.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

September 30, 2020

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Are You Suffering From Work Anxiety? Here Are 5 Tips To Manage It

Around 40 million people in the U.S. are coping with anxiety. In the workplace, some anxiety is normal — such as the pressure of meeting a deadline — but it can become a serious problem if left unchecked. Here are some signs to watch out for, and what to do if you are suffering from anxiety.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

September 23, 2020

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Battling With Digital Overload? Here Are 5 Strategies To Help You Cope

Digital overload is the overwhelming ‘bombarded’ feeling that comes from being constantly connected to digital platforms. It leads to distraction and procrastination, “staying busy but producing little of value.” Here are 5 simple ways to reduce digital overload and reclaim more valuable time.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

September 16, 2020

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We’re Nearing A Mental Health Breaking Point: Here’s What Companies Can Do To Support Workers

The ongoing pandemic is adding pressure to workers, who are already concerned about job insecurity, market volatility, and their health. Companies need to act now by helping employees manage stress, maintain well-being and build resilience. This study offers advice on how to do it.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

September 9, 2020

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What Is The Wellness Wheel? Here’s How It Can Help You Lead A Plentiful, Balanced Life

What exactly does ‘wellbeing’ mean, and what does it feel like? A ‘wellness wheel’ could provide the answers. It’s a self-evaluation activity that helps you to understand in which areas you are thriving, or struggling. Wellness is a journey, not a destination, and this activity enables you to check in with yourself from time to time.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

September 2, 2020

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Burnout Is On The Rise: Here’s How To Avoid It

New research reveals that three-quarters of workers have experienced burnout at work, with 40% specifically during the coronavirus pandemic. The study shows what type of help employees would like to receive through the workplace, and what workers can do to avoid burnout.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

August 26, 2020

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Future Of Work: Property Owners Need To Start Thinking About Public Health

We need more ‘healthy buildings’ – but are CRE groups doing enough to create safe environments? Matt McCambridge from Eden Health, which offers solutions for COVID-19 screening and employee health, believes that property owners are now in the business of public health, and must act accordingly.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

August 21, 2020

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4 Ways To Become A Bicycle-Friendly Coworking Space

The global pandemic has brought a resurgence of interest in cycling, for leisure but also for the work commute. The flexible workspace industry can embrace this trend by becoming more welcoming to cyclists in their communities and by targeting locations that are bike friendly.

By: Jamie Orr

August 20, 2020

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5 Things Managers Can Do To Support Employees’ Mental Health

Many managers aren’t fully prepared or equipped to support their employees’ mental health. These 5 techniques will help managers recognize when employees need support and how to provide it.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

August 19, 2020

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3 Effective Ways To Improve Building Ventilation

Is your building making people sick? The air quality could be a major contributor. The onset of the coronavirus has made the need for healthy buildings and better ventilation a top priority. Here’s how to make three basic yet incredibly efficient improvements to your indoor air quality.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

August 12, 2020

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Why Organizations Need To Reimagine Their Workplace Wellness Programs

The way companies support work needs to evolve quickly, particularly now many people are working remotely on a full- or part-time basis. From ergonomic furniture to natural light, organizations must ensure that workers have access to the right tools and resources with safety and wellness in mind.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

August 5, 2020

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