Wellness

The Office Is Killing Us: How Workplace Design Helps Combat Sedentary Behavior

Sedentary lifestyles are killing us. It should be natural for the workplace to promote healthier lifestyles, but it’s not all about yoga and fitness classes — simply having visibility of a communal area or cafe, and a feeling of space, can encourage more activity and lower the risk of health problems.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 8, 2019

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Employee Benefits That Will Dominate The Future Of Work

Employee benefits can play a key role in preparing for the future of work. In addition to standard benefits like health insurance, companies should look to professional development and self-actualization programs to help their employees re-skill and adapt to the future workplace.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 4, 2019

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Is This Workplace Wellness Amenity A Step Too Far?

GoWork India offers a pretty unusual wellness amenity in its largest coworking space: a frustration room.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

January 3, 2019

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The 3 Biggest Benefits Coworking Offers HR Departments

Coworking spaces can help HR managers attract talent, address well-being, and create a unique employee experience.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 2, 2019

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3 Wellness Trends That Will Impact The Workplace In 2019

Workplace wellness programs enhance employee performance and productivity, and also help operators create a unique workplace experience. As such, it has become an integral part of the future workplace – and we expect to see greater emphasis on wellbeing programs in 2019.

By: Cecilia Amador

December 20, 2018

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5 Workplace Wellness Programs That Are Easy To Implement

Allwork.Space spoke with Jon Cohn, CEO and co-founder of Fitspot Wellness, to learn how coworking operators can implement wellness programs in their workspace. As well as physical health benefits, wellness programs can also increase engagement and happiness in the workplace.

By: Cecilia Amador

November 20, 2018

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The Best Snacks To Improve Cognitive Function In The Workplace

What you eat throughout the day can have a dramatic effect on your performance at work. It’s not just about calories or satisfying hunger pangs — it’s about providing nourishment for the body and mind. Here’s a rundown of the best ‘brain fuel’ snacks to help improve your cognitive function.

By: Cecilia Amador

November 13, 2018

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When Shoeless Coworkers And Empty Offices Mean Success

Success of a coworking shouldn’t be measured by how much a space is populated, instead it should be measured on whether an operators has gotten the ratios right and all spaces are being maximized

By: Carolyn Cirillo

November 12, 2018

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How Wellness-Focused Workplaces Can Stem The “Stress Epidemic”

Loneliness, stress, and other mental health issues are difficult to talk about — but we need to do it, especially as the workplace features strongly in this epidemic

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

November 8, 2018

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A Different Approach Towards Workplace Wellness: “Taking A Nap Is Easier Than Going To The Gym”

Wellness has become a key element of workplace design, and now nap pods are becoming an increasingly popular workplace amenity. Allwork.Space spoke to Christopher Lindholst, CEO of Metro Naps, to find out why the world is waking up to nap-friendly work environments.

By: Cecilia Amador

November 6, 2018

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GCUC Canada And Women Who Cowork Go Straight To The Heart Of Coworking

GCUC Canada took place October 21-23 in Banff and focused on community, collaboration, authenticity, and connection.

By: Cat Johnson

November 1, 2018

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Facebook To Build Your Coworking Community

Some critics refer to Facebook as “asbestos” because it causes social harm by spreading negative messages, and also due to its data breach scandal. So why are coworking operators relying on such a toxic environment to help build communities?

By: Cecilia Amador

October 23, 2018

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Should You Worry If Your Space Is Less Busy On Fridays?

Fridays seem to be quieter and less busy for coworking spaces. Though this is somewhat normal, it does pose a challenge for operators.

By: Robert Kropp

October 19, 2018

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Why Businesses Need To Create A More Inclusive And Sensitive Community Around Alcohol

A lawsuit against two current WeWork employees blames the company’s “frat-boy culture” and illustrates the problems of mixing alcohol and business. Melissa Saubers, founder of Cowork Waldo and President of the Kansas Coworking Alliance, offers advice on how to cultivate a more inclusive and sensitive community, and why it’s often best to leave alcohol out of business events entirely.

By: Cecilia Amador

October 15, 2018

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Wellness Takes Centre Stage At GCUC UK

The afternoon session of GCUC UK day one tackled the subject of wellness and creating an environment that improves physical and mental wellbeing.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

September 26, 2018

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