The holiday season is here and the new year is just around the corner! Because this is such a busy time of the year, it’s important to keep wellness at work in mind. During the holidays many companies host parties to reward employees and celebrate the successes of the year. This can be a great time to show your employees how much you value them.
It’s getting cooler in Massachusetts, winter is settling in for the long haul. The days are shorter and the warm sunny weather disappears. The motivation to exercise can be tough. But, that doesn’t mean that your worksite wellness efforts need to go into hibernation mode. Rather than give in to the snow and cold, now is the time to embrace the beauty of freshly fallen snow and cooler temperatures, and think creatively and strategically about ways to keep your employees healthy and active during the winter.
Over 3 million Massachusetts residents are employed in thousands of workplaces throughout the Commonwealth. Perhaps you’re one of them.
Despite the varying nature of our jobs, there are common themes that work plays in our lives: it provides income and often other economic benefits, and for many of us, a sense of meaning as well as social support. Clearly, work is vital to our well-being. That being said, work environments, including work organization factors, can negatively affect our health.