Letâ€™s face the reality; most of the population of unhealthy individuals are getting bigger and as it increases into a sky-high rate, itâ€™s important to find new ways and strategies to live a healthier life back on track.
The importance of healthy lifestyles will always be one of the biggest solutions that everyone should learn to apply to our daily lives. Living a sedentary lifestyle, like most office employees are, is the root cause of different illnesses that could be fatal in the near future – such as heart diseases and diabetes. It is very true because most of their time, they just sit for long periods and just doing short walks in and outside their respective offices.
Corporate employees should find ways to modify their usual routine. Donâ€™t worry because itâ€™s not too late to get out of your comfort zone, guys. You can start to live healthy, and being inside your office is not an excuse. Jump start your day with different and enjoyable exercises that you can do inside the office or in the gym.
Corporate Wellness Programs Work
There are corporate wellness programs that every company should provide their employees to give way to their healthy habits. This is very important to initiate, and particularly vital for each employeeâ€™s wellness, to prevent productivity loss each year that was estimated at $6.4 billion or higher that will continue to happen if not put to an end. Make your employees healthy and youâ€™ll surely prevent losing a lot of money.
Make corporate wellness your top priority because every single employee is worth it. Think of a well productive employee. He will not just get promoted because of his productiveness and promptness but the company as well will earn from those productive employees. Think about this for a minute.
A Job Well Done
Does it feel better to see healthy individuals thinking wisely and promoting wellness with their co-workers as well? The more productive employees, the more harmonious the environment is. That means, they can provide you a job well done. Another thing is, absenteeism will be prevented and therefore, no more delayed task. Imagine those hours lost every year due to high percentage of absentees for which the common reason is due to sickness or illnesses. Employeesâ€™ wellness is way too important.
A lower healthcare cost is an obvious benefit if you prioritize employee wellness and health. But also take into consideration that a lot of companies are hard to convince because of the possible huge investment for the employees. HOWEVER, the good thing is, it is a reliable investment because of the advantages that each corporate employee would get if they start being healthy. The companyâ€™s growth and development relies on their employeesâ€™ performance and being productive means your body and mind work together and those two important factors also needs to be healthy as well.
That health initiative would lead to enhancing your companyâ€™s image and that will influence the community. Encourage team building activities and support your employee wellness program up to a certain degree and for sure, they will become responsible enough to promote a clean living not just for themselves but also for other people.
Jeffrey Fermin is Officevibeâ€™s co-founder and is in charge of all marketing efforts and business development for the company. Jeff has the pleasure of engaging with the Officevibe community where he talks, tweets and blogs about company culture and employee engagement. Reach him @JeffFermin