‘I’m a Sleep Expert, and Here’s What I Wish Everyone Knew About the Most Effective Way To Eat for Restful Sleep’

‘I’m a Sleep Expert, and Here’s What I Wish Everyone Knew About the Most Effective Way To Eat for Restful Sleep’

‘I’m a Sleep Expert, and Here’s What I Wish Everyone Knew About the Most Effective Way To Eat for Restful Sleep’ Source: Well + Good After endless hours of tossing and turning, checking the clock repeatedly, and losing count of way too many sheep, winding down for the night to catch some Z’s can quickly become a stressful event. We know all too well how frustrating this can be. Aside from tried-and-true ways of getting in the right headspace—like listening to a guided meditation or practicing lengthened breathing exercises—to achieve a solid state of relaxation, knowing what to eat before going to bed can also play a role in how sweet your dreams will […]

5 Pelvic Floor Exercises for Anyone and Everyone

5 Pelvic Floor Exercises for Anyone and Everyone

What it is | Function | Gender specifics | Finding your pelvic floor | Dysfunction | Too tight vs. too lax | Benefits of strengthening Exercises | When to get help | Bottom line Source: Healthline If you can’t sneeze, laugh, or cough without leaking a little urine, you’re not alone. Problems with the pelvic floor are common and can happen to anyone. The good news? Incorporating specific exercises (aka pelvic floor muscle training) into your overall fitness routine can help strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, as well as reduce the severity of symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse. Here’s an easy-to-understand guide to what the pelvic floor is, what it does, […]

Office Ergonomics And How It Affects Your Health

Office Ergonomics And How It Affects Your Health

Whether you go to an office every day or are one of the many people who now work from home, creating a workspace with an ergonomically correct desk, chair and computer monitor position can go a long way to prevent back, neck, wrist and shoulder pains formally known as work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Source: Forbes Work-related MSDs can be prevented with the proper use of ergonomics, the practice of fitting a workspace to the individual. In fact, ergonomics can help increase productivity while reducing the risk of muscle fatigue and a number of work-related MSDs, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Here’s what you need to know […]

Top 10: What are the heaviest organs in the human body?

Top 10: What are the heaviest organs in the human body?

Top 10: What are the heaviest organs in the human body? Source: BBC Science Focus Just how much of your body mass is made up by your vital organs? Find out what the heaviest organs in the human body are, and what they do, here. 1. Skin Average weight: 4,535g Function: Protects against pathogens; provides insulation; synthesizes vitamin D; regulates temperature; provides sensation 2. Liver Average weight: 1,560g Function: Breaks down toxins; produces hormones, proteins and digestive biochemicals; regulates glycogen storage 3. Brain Average weight: 1,500g Function: Drives executive functions such as reasoning; coordinates responses to changes in environment 4. Lungs Average weight: 1,300g Function: Supplies oxygen to be distributed […]

The Worst Exercise Habits That Are Aging You Faster, Trainer Says

The Worst Exercise Habits That Are Aging You Faster, Trainer Says

The Worst Exercise Habits That Are Aging You Faster, Trainer Says Are you doing them in your regular routine? source : Eat This, Not That! | Tim Liu, C.S.C.S. You’ve likely picked up some go-to habits in your workout routine over the years – good and bad. Today, we’re going to address the absolute worst exercise habits you likely didn’t know are aging you faster. This way, if you recognize any of them in your own regimen, you can ditch and fix them ASAP. No matter your age, you should be getting in regular exercise and activity. If you want to age gracefully, strength training is essential to build and maintain lean muscle, and cardio will […]

How employee wellness varies across generations: The rush to meet worker needs for Gen Y, Z, X

How employee wellness varies across generations: The rush to meet worker needs for Gen Y, Z, X

Establishing a strong employee wellness program is critical for employers, yet with more workplaces featuring multi-generational workers, reaching balance remains a challenge. Source: Thompson Reuters Before 2020, managing employee wellness was already seen as a challenge and one that could impact employee engagement. Indeed, it seems that engagement and wellness are ineradicably linked, according to one recent study, which suggested that: Employee engagement positively relates to wellness because engagement is noticeably lower among employees experiencing low or very low physical, financial or emotional wellness. Further, the impact of wellness and engagement in differing generational cohorts has been under-recognized. It is no secret that Gen Zers and young Millennials, who as […]

WorkWell Wellness Day 2022 @COCO-MAT

WorkWell Wellness Day 2022 @COCO-MAT

Με αφορμή την Παγκόσμια Εβδομάδα Ευεξίας η WorkWell σας προσκαλεί σε μια ημέρα φροντίδας αφιερωμένη στην εταιρική υγεία και ευεξία την Τετάρτη 22 Ιουνίου και ώρα 16:00 με 21:00 στον πολυχώρο της COCO-MAT @ Κηφισιά. Η ημέρα αυτή είναι ανοιχτή αποκλειστικά σε επικεφαλής των τμημάτων Διαχείρισης Ανθρώπινου Δυναμικού (HR) και στελέχη επιχειρήσεων.   Καταξιωμένοι ειδικοί και θεραπευτές θα καθοδηγήσουν βιωματικά εργαστήρια και θα προσφέρουν ατομικές θεραπευτικές συνεδρίες, γύρω από μια πληθώρα δραστηριοτήτων εταιρικής ευεξίας όπως Κινησιολογία, Γιόγκα, Διαλογισμός, Εργονομία Σώματος & Γραφείου, Διατροφή, Ρεφλεξολογία, Mindfulness και φυσικά το αγαπημένο μας Chair Massage. Σκοπός μας να ενημερώσουμε εις βάθος αλλά και να εξοικειώσουμε τα στελέχη που θα παρευρεθούν με τις πλέον […]

How to Get People to Actually Participate in Virtual Meetings

How to Get People to Actually Participate in Virtual Meetings

One of the most challenging aspects of a virtual meeting is keeping people’s attention. It’s important to be thoughtful about how you engage attendees. In the first minute of your meeting, help participants experience the problem you want them to solve by sharing statistics, anecdotes, or analogies that dramatize the issue. Then emphasize shared responsibility for solving it. Define a highly structured and brief task they can tackle in small groups of two or three people and give them a medium with which to communicate with one another (video conference, Slack channel, messaging platform, audio breakouts).  Then have the groups report out. Never go longer than 5-10 minutes without giving […]

Πώς να περάσεις δημιουργικά τις φετινές γιορτές;

Πώς να περάσεις δημιουργικά τις φετινές γιορτές;

Τί είναι οι γιορτές; Όμορφες στιγμές, αληθινές και ζεστές. Και αυτές οι στιγμές είναι που μετράνε πολύ περισσότερο από τα πλουσιοπάροχα τραπέζια και τα φανταχτερά στολίδια και τραπεζομάντηλα. Ας δημιουργήσουμε και φέτος στιγμές. Στιγμές που θα υπάρξουμε μέσα τους, συνδεδεμένοι με όποιον τρόπο μπορούμε με αυτούς που αγαπάμε μέσα από την καρδιά μας. Ας κάνουμε κάθε στιγμή να μετρήσει, ας της δώσουμε την αξία που της αναλογεί. Το στοίχημα είναι να μετατρέψουμε το διαφορετικό, το πρωτόγνωρο για πολλούς από εμάς, σε μία θετική εμπειρία. Στολίστε το σπίτι σας Έστω και αν είστε μόνοι. Κάντε το για εσάς. Αφιερώνοντας αυτές τις γιορτινές μέρες στον εαυτό σας! Γιορτάζοντας τις νίκες του! Φτιάξτε […]

How To Attract People Back To The Office In 2021

How To Attract People Back To The Office In 2021

As we look towards a post-pandemic future, many employers are making plans to bring their teams back to the workplace. But with over a year of home working under our belts, we’ve solidified new ways of working in our homes and as such, many team members are reluctant to return to the office as we know it. Source The key to attracting employees back to the workplace is gaining a fundamental understanding of what people liked about working from home, as well as what they disliked, and integrating the common themes into your workplace. In a nutshell, learn from the lockdown experience to create a mutually beneficial workplace for businesses […]