Keeping the Workplace Healthy

Spending 40 hours a week or more at work can be mentally and physically draining. Experts say that there are many things that people can do to stay healthy at work. Here are some ideas:

1. Take a Walk Outside

Walking in nature has been found to improve memory. Take a break and walk through a park or stroll along a quiet street.

2. Surf the Web

A recent study showed that those who take a ten-minute leisure break to surf their favorite sites were found to be more effective and productive at their tasks.

3. Turn Your Desk Into a Mini Gym

Keep a set of dumbbells or resistance bands under your desk. Use them while you talk on the phone. Some people utilize their desk chair to do dips, and you can do pushups by leaning against the desk and pushing yourself away from it.

4. Keep Moving

Rather than using email, deliver messages the old-fashioned way. Deliver the messages in person. Walk to the furthest bathroom. You’ll be surprised how many extra steps you can take by being creatively active.

5. Bring Your Own Food

Celebratory desserts and vending machines abound in the workplace. If you come prepared with your own meals, you be able to resist the temptation to splurge on other tasty options. Don’t forget to bring snacks like apples, grapes or nuts.

By following these simple tips, you can make your workplace healthier. Please visit the website for information on employee injury treatment in San Diego.

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