Happiness & Wellbeing
Have you thought how much time the average UK employee spends in the office? According to AccountancyAge, the average UK worker will spend about 3,515 full days at work over the course of their lifetime. That’s a lot of time spent working inside at a desk.
In an effort to improve employees’ lives and enhance their wellbeing, some businesses are looking to bring change to their office environments. Not only does this help employees feel more satisfaction with their work, this is also a great way to attract top talent and lower employee turnover.
Working super hard allows us to achieve such great things, we overcome personal boundaries that sometimes felt impossible, break company records and smash targets. Working hard reaps such rewards, we get that bonus we’ve been striving for or that all important pay rise, even that promotion! All our hard work is certainly worth it but sometimes it can come at a price … STRESS! Work related stress is something that we all suffer with at one time or another and that’s why we’re always on the lookout for tips & tricks to help us de-stress. It’s so important to look after ourselves and make sure we’re getting that all important lunch break away from our desk. Take a look at some of things we find most useful here at Wizu when it all gets a little too much and we need a breather!
Humans were created to move, yet we spend endless hours sitting at our desks, working away on computers most days. When you sit the same way for hours on end, without moving, you can expect to develop back pain, fatigue, headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome and more.
We’ve put together a list of exercises that can all be done at your desk. Keep in mind these won’t replace your workouts at home; however, they will supplement those workouts.