- August 18, 2021
- Posted by: International Renaissance Centre
- Category: New Habits
Do you feel like your physical or emotional health is falling behind these days? Have you created some big health-related goals you are having trouble reaching? If so, it is time to form some healthy habits. Your habits should always be formed before setting goals, as this is exactly what is going to help achieve those goals.
Here are some healthy office habits you can start doing today that will make a big difference in your overall health and wellness and that will make you happier at work
Wake Up Early to Exercise
If you are having trouble fitting exercise into your busy schedule, try adding it early in the morning. Yes, waking up earlier is going to be an adjustment, but you will appreciate it for the rest of the day. You are getting your workout done and out of the way early in the morning, it will boost your energy, and make you feel happier and more confident.
Just 10 minutes of clearing unwanted items from your workspace can boost your energy for the day! Take a few minutes each day to; Declutter your workspace, tackle the hard stuff first! (Don’t procrastinate), Prioritize your workload and tasks and Purge items you don’t use. If you do this enough, it will spill over into your personal life as well. Once you get organized, maintaining it is key.
Socializing with friends and colleagues can improve your physical and mental health. Those who socialize often live longer and have stronger immune systems to fight some illnesses. Who wants to go an entire workday without talking to anyone? The day will go by faster — and be more enjoyable! — when you work with your colleagues instead of just beside them. Involve your colleagues more by; Interacting and collaborating on projects, asking for opinions or help when stuck on a task, Helping others when you can and Take part in office challenges and events
Be Health and Get More Fresh Air
This is a simple habit, right? Try to make it a point to get more fresh air each day. it’s easy to get sucked into sitting all day long, especially in an office where you use the computer every day. Ways to stay healthy even when you’re working: avoid sitting still for extended periods, Get fresh air during breaks, Take a walk to boost creativity, Drink lots of water and Pack your lunch and keep healthy snacks on hand. It’s important to be mindful of stress levels. Stress can creep into your mental space and physically weaken your body, too. Consider practicing deep breathing and other stress management techniques throughout the day to alleviate stress.
Everyone has bad days, and it’s important to try to keep things in perspective. Remember during difficult times is: “It’s a bad day, not a bad life.” Ways to keep it positive at work: Smile at others when you see them, Hang out with positive colleagues and friends, Decorate your work area with what makes you happy, and know your mission and strive to achieve it daily. Having a positive mindset allows you to deal with negative situations better. Positive thinking health benefits include lowered depression rates, increased life span, and resistance to the common cold!
Get Enough Sleep
This is a habit many people neglect, assuming it’s not important. But sleep is much more than just not feeling tired the next day. Sleep is absolutely essential for your health and wellbeing. It is needed to reduce stress, feel energized, have proper focus and concentration, manage your weight and physical health, keep your cardiovascular health in check, and so much more. If you can only start one habit, it should be a better sleep routine so you are getting better quality sleep.