The decimation of sleep is having a “catastrophic impact” on our wellness, and work-related stress is usually to blame. When it comes to managing and preventing stress, sleep is a “nonnegotiable biological necessity” — but are you getting enough of it?
May 27, 2019
Our brain is fueled by the foods we eat. Sugary foods provide a quick energy boost followed by a ‘crash’, while whole grains and healthy unsaturated fats supply the long-term reserves our bodies need to remain productive throughout the day. Choose wisely.
May 20, 2019
How clean is the air that you, and your workspace members, breathe? Improve your workspace air quality by maintaining vents and filters, cleaning up after spills, installing potted plants, and more.
May 13, 2019
Noise is one of the biggest problems in open plan workspaces. Noise isn’t just about the source — it’s also about how sounds reverberate and move around the space. There are 3 ways to manage noise and reduce distractions at work: absorption, blocking, and covering.
May 7, 2019
Wellness isn’t just about physical and mental wellbeing. There are 7 dimensions of wellness, which should all be addressed in the workplace. This article discusses each of the 7 dimensions, what they mean, and how to address them in the workplace.
May 6, 2019
Which wellness programs should you implement in your workspace? The answer is, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach — the type of wellness practices you offer should reflect the needs of your coworking community. Check out these 20 workplace wellness ideas to help you get started.
April 29, 2019
In workspaces, just as in hotels or restaurants, visitors often measure the quality of an establishment from its bathrooms. Even if the maintenance of your washrooms are beyond your control, there are a number of easy ways to revamp your workplace bathrooms without spending a fortune.
April 26, 2019
The war on talent is driving a ‘people-centric’ approach to the workplace search process. Tushar Agarwal, CEO and co-founder of digital brokerage service Hubble, discusses some of the most innovative spaces in London today and the positive impact they are having on occupiers’ wellbeing.
April 25, 2019
Biophilic design can reduce stress and it can improve memory, creativity, and overall wellbeing. Here are 14 patterns to facilitate and inspire biophilia implementation.
April 22, 2019
The 2019 edition of GCUC USA kicked off by focusing on wellness in the workplace.
Philip Vanhoutte of the Smarter Working Manifesto shared 5 key ingredients to improve wellness at work.
April 16, 2019
Founded in 2018, Grow Together Now is a social startup that’s focused on changing how companies address mental health in the workplace by creating and implementing initiatives that promote psychologically safe environment
April 15, 2019
A lack of natural light in the workplace can upset our cognitive processing, creativity levels, and mental and physical health. These 11 tips show you how to maximize natural light within the workplace, even in gloomy spaces where daylight is limited.
April 8, 2019
According to new research, workplace flexibility has a significant impact on employee wellness. Flexibility can reduce common barriers to being well by improving the structure of the working day, which gives workers greater freedom to practice self-care, and to take care of others.
April 1, 2019
With global rates of depression and anxiety rising, wellness is now one of the biggest focal points of the workplace, but there is still much that companies and brands can do to take care of their people. Here are some of the ways to address mental health concerns in the workplace.
March 25, 2019