What is Employee Wellbeing, Why is it so important and What does Research say?

What is Employee Wellbeing, Why is it so important and What does Research say?

For most us, our lives are made up mostly of work. Companies are learning that acknowledging – rather than denying – this fact is not just the right thing to do, but also a sound business decision. In a recent interview, ‘Life is Good’ founder Bert Jacobs emphasized that focusing on things like employee wellbeing has an often under-acknowledged business benefit for organizations. Source The National Wellness Institute defines ‘wellness’ as an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward a more healthy and successful life. According to Jacobs, focusing on employee wellbeing and purpose is “a smart strategy for building a strong business….The organization only […]

8 μυστικά για να χαρείτε τα Χριστούγεννα χωρίς περιττά κιλά!

8 μυστικά για να χαρείτε τα Χριστούγεννα χωρίς περιττά κιλά!

Μερικές πρακτικές συμβουλές απο την καταπληκτική Διατροφολόγο μας για τις γιορτές Straight to the point   Για τις ημέρες που είστε καλεσμένοι σε τραπέζι ή έχετε τραπέζι στο σπίτι σας, φροντίστε να μην παραλείψετε το πρωινό σας και τα ενδιάμεσα snacks (θα σας ανακόψει αρκετά το αίσθημα της πείνας) Snacks Φρούτα, Ελαφριές σαλάτες, Γιαούρτι με μέλι και ξηρούς καρπούς, Κράκερς ή κριτσίνια ή μπάρες δημητριακών, Ξηροί καρποί Αν το τραπέζι είναι το μεσημέρι, φροντίστε το βράδυ να επιλέξετε κάποια από τις επιλογές για «ελαφρύ γεύμα» (αντίστοιχα και το μεσημέρι, αν το τραπέζι είναι το βράδυ) Στα γιορτινά τραπέζια, αποφύγετε (όσο μπορείτε) τα λιπαρά: σάλτσες, φαγητά με κρέμα γάλακτος και τηγανιτά […]

Few Healthier Office Snacks & Drinks Your Coworkers Will Rave About

Few Healthier Office Snacks & Drinks Your Coworkers Will Rave About

‘Xmas is the season for office snacks and happenings! These unique office snacks will keep your colleagues happy, healthy—and impressed with you—all season long. Source Delightful Drinks Party treats should lift you up, not weigh you down. Choose any of these delicious beverages if you’re looking for a refreshing office party treat. Tea Set out a carafe of steaming water with an assortment of tea bags, some orange slices, and maybe even a few cinnamon sticks for an easy office party treat to warm your coworkers’ hearts. Lavender Lemonade Combine the crisp flavor of lemon with the floral aroma of lavender to create a beverage perfect for washing down all […]

Few Healthier Office Snacks & Drinks Your Coworkers Will Rave About

Few Healthier Office Snacks & Drinks Your Coworkers Will Rave About

‘Xmas is the season for office snacks and happenings! These unique office snacks will keep your colleagues happy, healthy—and impressed with you—all season long. Source Delightful Drinks Party treats should lift you up, not weigh you down. Choose any of these delicious beverages if you’re looking for a refreshing office party treat. Tea Set out a carafe of steaming water with an assortment of tea bags, some orange slices, and maybe even a few cinnamon sticks for an easy office party treat to warm your coworkers’ hearts. Lavender Lemonade Combine the crisp flavor of lemon with the floral aroma of lavender to create a beverage perfect for washing down all […]

20 Easy Tips to Increase Productivity at Work (+4 you can start tomorrow)

20 Easy Tips to Increase Productivity at Work (+4 you can start tomorrow)

It seems like more and more companies are adopting the motto “do more with less”. So where does that leave you? Scrambling to complete deadlines, wearing 18 different hats, answering a river of emails and phone calls… you get the point. The goal of this post is to help you find ways for you and your team to increase productivity at work. Instead of trying to do a bunch of these at once, find a couple that you can implement within your organization or department and practice them for at least 21 days. (the time it typically takes to form a new habit) Source List your «crucial results» for the […]

20 Easy Tips to Increase Productivity at Work (+4 you can start tomorrow)

20 Easy Tips to Increase Productivity at Work (+4 you can start tomorrow)

It seems like more and more companies are adopting the motto “do more with less”. So where does that leave you? Scrambling to complete deadlines, wearing 18 different hats, answering a river of emails and phone calls… you get the point. The goal of this post is to help you find ways for you and your team to increase productivity at work. Instead of trying to do a bunch of these at once, find a couple that you can implement within your organization or department and practice them for at least 21 days. (the time it typically takes to form a new habit) Source List your «crucial results» for the […]

7 Easy Ways to Start Eating Healthier at Work

7 Easy Ways to Start Eating Healthier at Work

Our aim is to educate you softly about methods that promote physical and mental well-being as well as new nutritional ways. If we influence your eating habits for the better, we will at the same time affect your routine. Affecting your everyday diet work pattern, will improve the body’s energy reserves, your mental strength and therefore your productivity. So, you might wish to consider the following: Source Ditch the junk. Empty your candy bowl and get rid of chips, crackers, and other unhealthy snacks stashed in your desk. The less you’re tempted by junk food, the healthier you’ll eat. Make time for meals. It’s easy to forget to eat when you’re slammed […]

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was one of the first scientists to take the anecdotal claims about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness and test them in brain scans. What she found surprised her — that meditating can literally change your brain.   She explains: Source: Health Science Journal.gr  & remedyspot.com Q: Why did you start looking at meditation and mindfulness and the brain? Lazar: A friend and I were training for the Boston marathon. I had some running injuries, so I saw a physical therapist who told me to stop running and just stretch. So I started practicing yoga as a form of […]

Five Reasons Executives Should Schedule A Massage Today (by Forbes)

Five Reasons Executives Should Schedule A Massage Today (by Forbes)

Most people still view massages as a luxury item. They feel like they are spoiling themselves by booking a massage whether it’s a 30-minute massage, one-hour massage or a four-hour spa day. But some business leaders are starting to look at massage more as a necessity just like working out and eating healthy. Study after study keeps touting the benefits of massage. As a result, many executives are changing their mindset from thinking of massage as a nice treat to thinking of massage as an essential item in their routine that helps them perform at the top of their game.    Here are five reasons why you should stop making […]

Top 6 Apps for Employee Recognition

Top 6 Apps for Employee Recognition

Όλοι γνωρίζουμε πόσο σημαντική είναι η αναγνώριση των εργαζομένων για τη διατήρηση του υψηλού ηθικού. Και οι εταιρείες σήμερα έχουν τόνους επιλογών, όταν πρόκειται για την αυτοματοποίηση της ανατροφοδότησης των εργαζομένων (feedback). Σε αυτό το άρθρο, θα εξετάσουμε τα κορυφαία 6 προγράμματα ανατροφοδότησης και αναγνώρισης προσωπικού που μπορείτε να αγοράσετε, συμπεριλαμβανομένων των χαρακτηριστικών και την τιμή της κάθε λύσης.   Οι εφαρμογές και το λογισμικό που ενσωματώνουν ανατροφοδότηση των εργαζομένων και σύστηματα ανταμοιβής φέρνουν την αναγνώριση των εργαζομένων στη σύγχρονη εποχή. Τα προϊόντα αυτά επιτρέπουν στους HR Specialists την αυτοματοποίηση και βελτίωση των συστημάτων αξιολόγησης και αναγνώρισης των εργαζομένων τους. Όλες οι πληροφορίες είναι εμπιστευτικές στο προφίλ της κάθε εταιρείας. […]