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Corporate wellness 2018-03-15

8 corporate wellness trends that can enhance professional productivity

Stress, anxiety and work pressure are some of the factors which can be used in our daily corporate life. Here are 8 wellness trends that might give that relaxing factor while you enhance your performance.

By Prabhjot KaurFeature Writer

According to a well-mapped survey, an average of 7-10% of employees in an office is found absent in a month. By offering flexible options to the workers, an employer has the power to increase rest, decrease stress, increase productivity, as well as a decrease in absence. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, corporate workers have no time to hit the gym and be fit.

Here are a few corporate wellness trends that would play a great part in keeping you in fit condition:

Flexibility
It is the best way to maintain the health of the employees in a corporate office. By presenting the employees with a more flexible working environment or hours at work, an employer would have very willing workers at hand. Offering flexible schedules or the opportunity to work from home is a great option to provide your hard working staff with.

Corporate Fitness
Hitting the gym is the ideal way to get fit. Partnering up with a gym near the office to let employees use it before or after office is the new age trend that employers around the world are engaging to keep the mind and body of their employees in a fit condition. Yoga being the current favourite in multiple offices.

Incorporating indoor games that make employees sweat
It is not very hard, all you need to do is incorporate a desk of table tennis in your office and you are good to go. Not every company can be like Google which provides their employees a home away from home by offering them every luxury possible. But by adding table tennis board in one of the company rooms you would be able to provide your employees with what they need and much more.

Allowing Small Luxury
Boosting a healthier working environment in your office is an ideal way to improve the dwindling morale as well as engaging more attention at work. It might be something as simple as letting an employee bring his/her dog to work, hold walking meetings, install standing desks for lunch or work, etc. showing an employee that you care.

Wearables
Offering employees some wearables like Fitbit or Garmin as a part of the company policy is ideal.  Fitness trackers are perfect to track the fitness progress of an individual. If you make it available for your most prized employees, as a part of company privileges, it would motivate the rest to work hard to win.

Mental Awareness
Programs on psychological awareness make an employee fully aware of the condition of their mental health and how they can improve it. Holding seminars on emotional awareness is one step that can drastically improve the productivity of workers and can keep a watch on pointers for deterioration to keep any psychological problem at bay.

Holding a Marathon
Rather than offering your employees a retreat to unwind themselves, hold a marathon which would help them elevate their physical prowess. By letting them hang out a bit more with their colleagues for training and letting them off an hour early would help the employees gel well.

Offering Healthy Snacks
This way you would reduce many bad illnesses among your employees. Offering healthy provisions would not only aid them in maintaining their health, but will also provide them a hale and hearty life with brilliant work records.

Conclusion
The world of corporate is not for the faint-hearted as it demands strenuous effort from the executives and workers alike. This is done by most to win favor from their superior and earn promotions early. But in this race to reach the top, they are forever sacrificing their own health. By putting in action the above-mentioned points, you could not only engage the attention of your employees, but also improve the fitness level of them all.

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