A Quick Guide to Staying Healthy at Work

A Quick Guide to Staying Healthy at Work

There isn’t one solution to staying healthy, but, rather a combination of things -- including keeping active and eating wholesome, good-for-you foods. While eating healthy and moving more might sound too difficult to do against a demanding work schedule, there are a few quick tips you can keep in mind to help you conquer both – regardless of work schedule. 

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Why Every Employee Should Have a Wellness Vision

Why Every Employee Should Have a Wellness Vision

Vision-building has been a corporate practice for decades. For business experts, having a clear, effective corporate vision is the starting place for success. Not having a vision leads to lack of focus, clarity and performance. So if visions do great things for corporations, how can they work for people?

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The Intrinsic Nature of Mood & Food

The Intrinsic Nature of Mood & Food

The link between mood and food is intrinsic. Almost every vitamin and mineral is responsible for mental stability – and symptoms such as fuzziness, fatigue, irritability, tension, anxiety, nervousness and depressed feelings can all result from poor dietary choices.

The good news is that there are easy and inexpensive measures we can all take - at work and at home - to reduce and avoid those icky side-effects of a food hangover.

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My 30 Day Healthy Living Challenge - November 2016

My 30 Day Healthy Living Challenge - November 2016

Drum roll please! I'm launching an online health and wellness program. It's called the 30 Day Healthy Living Challenge. I've been writing, blogging and vlogging here at Office Worker Health for two years providing quality free content every single week. This will be my first paid offering so I'm incredibly excited to tell you all about it. It starts very soon on November 1st so check out all the information below and get yourself signed up, if you are committed to the plan then I can guarantee you will see results in 30 days!

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Benefits of Online Health and Wellness Programs

Benefits of Online Health and Wellness Programs

One of the great advantages of the digital age is the access you can get to people and resources all around the globe. The World Wide Web has changed our lives forever and opened up so many new possibilities in how we work and communicate. It really is an incredibly exciting time as all of these options are opening up to us.  You can now enlist the services of people or programs in different countries around the world to do a job or provide a service for you. Online health and wellness programs are a perfect example of this; I can sign up for a clean eating meal plan offered by a nutritionist in Melbourne; I can get workout routines, a fitness program and an exercise schedule from a personal trainer in New York. I can sign up to a 30 day detox challenge organised by a health coach in London. The possibilities are endless.

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How To Use Mobile Apps To Improve Your Health

How To Use Mobile Apps To Improve Your Health

Look all around you nowadays and you will see people glued to their mobile devices. Studies show that our dependence on phones in particular contributes to obesity and other health related issues. On the plus side, there are plenty of ways to use a smartphone to improve our health. Knowing how to use your phone to improve your health can make it easier than ever before to become a healthier and happier version of you.

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Help Me Help You - Online Survey

Help Me Help You - Online Survey

I've got some exciting plans on the next steps for Office Worker Health and I'd like your help in confirming the exact direction. The questionnaire below shouldn't take any more than 5 or 10 minutes to complete but it will go a long way to help me understanding how best to move forward. If you've been enjoying the free content that I've been providing every week for the last 18 months or even if you're new to the Office Worker Health blog, please take some time to complete the survey as accurately as possible. I really appreciate your time and I look forward to analysing the results and sharing with you my vision for Office Worker Health over the coming weeks and months!

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25 Simple Wellbeing Activities for Your Commute

25 Simple Wellbeing Activities for Your Commute

The average commuting time for UK workers is 55 minutes and, according to the Office for National Statistics, our feelings of happiness and life satisfaction decrease with each and every minute. It’s said that commutes between 1 hour and 1 hour 30 minutes have the most negative effect on everyday wellbeing. These facts make for dreary reading – so what can be done to improve your mood on your daily journey to work?

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Never Too Late To Start

Never Too Late To Start

As most people will know it’s surprisingly easy to neglect your physical health to the point where it becomes more of a habit than actually trying to be healthy.  I was without question one of those people.  I had the comfort of having always been quite thin all my life, I've never had the added pressure of being overweight and feeling like I "had" to lose weight or appear healthier than I was.  The truth of the matter was that I was far from healthy.

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Ireland’s National Workplace Wellbeing Day

Ireland’s National Workplace Wellbeing Day

Friday April 8th 2016 is Ireland's second National Workplace Wellbeing Day. I’ve written previously about Promoting Workplace Wellness and about how both employers and employees can play their part in promoting a positive work environment so I’m delighted to help spread the word about this event as ultimately this day represents everything that this blog is about: Promoting health and wellbeing to sedentary workers.

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