We’ve noted below some great tips and hits on wellness in the office. Enjoy!
Breastfeeding support at Work:
You’ve got an employee returning after maternity leave who wants to express milk during work hours? Everyone a little bit nervous, maybe confused? Not to worry, check out this great resource from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on breastfeeding. It includes a great “business case” for employers on the benefits of supporting your employees.
Biking to Work:
Sometimes, when I hop on my bike, I pretend that I’m in the Tour d’France! Okay, it’s a bit like pretending to win the PowerBall, but have you checked out these photos and videos from the current Tour (happening right now!). Now, hop on your bike, ride to work, and then do it again tomorrow!
While out Wellness Toolkit has a model no smoking policy, you may want to look over these resources from the American Cancer Society. Come on people, we owe it to our colleagues and friends to help them quit smoking. And as employers we know that smoking contributes to our healthcare costs. Let’s help our teammates, and our bills, and stop smoking.
Healthy Office Eating:
Not every office kitchen is a happy one! Check out these tips you should have to make sure your office kitchen, food area is a great one for your and your team.
Make like a Fortune 500 company and share this article with your boss on gardening at the office. Hardly a fad, office gardening is hot! It’s easy, it’s fun, and you and your colleagues get fresh produce (and some fresh air) right at the office.
60-second aerobic workout? I can get behind that! And so can you!
Have you downloaded the wellness toolkit for your HR Team? Easy to download, easy to read, and you can probably predict this, but easy to implement tips! Download your copy today in English, Spanish, or Hmong by clicking here. Bonus points…download all three languages and you can talk wellness international style! And have you shared this toolkit with your colleagues in other companies? Please do so!
Worksite wellness changes lives and is a key step in making your office more productive and boosting employee engagement. Keep up the great work!