We also need to stop treating sleep as a luxury, because we cannot afford to ruin our health and shorten our lives by going for weeks or months without sleep. A deficit of that kind is inescapable, deepening each minute of each waking hour
It is especially important to understand how environmental factors are contributing to your overall health. These factors include your environment, occupation, and the location of your workplace.
If American workers have a moral right to medicine; if they have a right to choose their medicine; if their choice is medicinally sound; if the medicinal use of cannabis can help them, then companies have a duty to support them
Given music's powerful influence over people's cognition and productivity, it may be essential for business owners and employers to rethink office design and incorporate appropriate soundscapes in the right workspaces.
The sun not only lights up our world, but it also lights up our bodies with several health benefits. However, there’s a dark side to the rays of sunlight that fall on our bodies, and it is responsible for thousands of deaths yearly.
By focusing on the important connections between body, mind, and environment, and steering away from a “one-size-fits-all” approach, companies can better structure their wellness offerings to ensure that employees are happy, healthy, engaged and inspired at work
“Begin with safeeyes, finish with safe eyes” is a common slogan about eye safety. This cannotbe overemphasized because eyesight is one of our most important senses, theloss of which may cause significant changes in our daily lives. It remainsimperative, therefore, to keep the eyes safe in the place we spend the much ofour time – the workplace.
Chronic disease remains a leading cause of disability, death, and workplace productivity loss globally. Employers, therefore, are saddled with the responsibility of curbing this trend, by creating interventions that integrate a healthy work environment with health promotion programs aimed at changing individual health behaviors.
This month - in its eleventh edition - the National Employee Wellness Month, once again, provides an opportunity for employers and organizations to enhance existing wellness programs and encourage their employees to adopt proactive strategies for improved physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing in the workplace.