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Effective Workplace Wellness Programs Don’t Need to be Costly

Information and basic, but healthy, necessities can save your company thousands while maintaining productivity.

It is commonly believed that the more you fund something, the better its quality; this is not true about workplace wellness programs. There are so many kinds of workplace wellness programs, a lot of them achieving similar goals with different methods. It is unnecessary for companies to worry about a budget as incorporating the most basic kinds are inexpensive and are effective. These include:

Educating Your Employees

You can educate them yourself if you don’t want to hassle with a presentation. Educate them in the values of living healthy and how it affects the workplace. Remind them to stay home if they’re sick as they could endanger their peers. Also, remind them to get vaccination when needed. A few minutes spent talking to your employees about risks that can be avoided could save a good amount of money and effort.

Providing for Their Basic Needs

People have many needs, but most of them don’t require a lot of money. Making fresh fruit readily available as a snack and keeping fresh water nearby their work areas is already good for their health. If they need to get away from their tasks for a while to cool off, allow them to do stress relieving activities like socializing and taking a walk. You can even offer counseling if they have problems.

These two actions by themselves can create a huge difference from a workplace without any workplace wellness programs; the basics are the best, after all. Don’t waste money on anything flashy and fancy, even the most simple of workplace wellness programs can protect the wellness of the employees and the health of the company.

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You Are What You Eat: That’s A True Statement

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance

It’s never a bad idea to consult with your doctor about the best diet for you

It’s never a bad idea to consult with your doctor
about the best diet for you

You might know what foods are best for you, but you also know what foods taste the best to you. Finding a balance between the two is where you will find success in your quest to eat right.

People say you are what you eat. That doesn’t mean you will actually turn into a piece of cake or a hamburger, but if you eat a diet high in fat and sugar, chances are it will show somewhere. Even if you have a high metabolism and don’t gain much weight, eating a low-nutrient diet that is high in fat, sodium, and other non-healthful items will eventually catch up with your body somehow.

Your bones may become brittle, your blood sugar or cholesterol may skyrocket. Many people believe that all sicknesses can stem from what you put into your body.

Stress eating can be a huge factor for lots of people, so eliminating or reducing stress is a great way to help you stick to your healthy diet. It also helps a great deal to plan ahead, and stock you refrigerator and cabinets with good-for-you snacks.

It also helps to eat regularly throughout the day. Starving yourself is not a healthy way to go either, and it too can often result in binge eating. Positive thinking and keeping your goals in mind can also go a long way to keep your eating in check.

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Working and Having A Balanced Lifestyle

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Personal Wellbeing and Peak Human Performance.

With today’s busy work schedules and challenging economic times it is getting harder for many people to keep stress manageable and be happy. To help you, I have listed here some tips and shortcuts to help in better balancing your life.

Having a balanced life is hard, but it’s achievable

Having a balanced life is hard, but it’s achievable

Be happy with yourself

By maintaining a  happy mind-set and taking better overall care of yourself, you can reduce your stress levels and help keep your mind clearer and more focused so that you’re better able to take on any problems and challenging things that may come your way

Take care of your body

Since we take time to pursue things that make us feel happy with ourselves, as part of a balanced lifestyle we must also invest our time to care for our body. Caring for our body means we have to eat a balanced diet and be active Looking at this problem while in you are in a positive mood will make things easier to be on your way to achieving a balanced lifestyle.

Nowadays it’s getting harder and harder to have a stress-free job, or to spend as much time with your family as you want without compromising on your work, but you have to try to balance it, maintaining a healthy work-life balance.  To learn more on Andy’s programs see:

 
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