According to a well-known psychologist, maintaining your wellbeing has many great benefits, such as being able to lower your levels of tension, keeping yourself calm and active to relieve any anxiety and depression. Improving your wellbeing also helps you stay physically healthy and reduce aches and pains.
Keeping an eye on your fitness, sleep, and mood on the Wellspace corporate wellbeing app can keep you on track and motivated, plus you can earn great rewards!
Tips To Improve Your Wellbeing
Getting enough sleep helps regulate your hormones, which affects your mood and emotions.
A lot of times when you feel that your emotions have heightened, the chances are that your body is lacking and is not receiving enough hours of sleep.
An adult needs roughly 7 hours of sleep.
A tip for this is to stick to a regular sleep schedule. So, for example, go to bed at 11 pm and wake up at 6 am.
Coping With Stress
Stress is something that is difficult to avoid and can affect our physical and mental wellbeing. But, never fear! There are many ways that this can be dealt with.
For example, a great way to cope with stress is socialising with friends, going on a walk, even if it is only for 30 minutes, or deep breathing.
It is extremely important to be able to find ways to deal with stress, because not doing so can lead to worse issues, like depression and high blood pressure.
Getting The Right Amount Of Exercise
Getting the right amount of physical exercise is very important to the people that work in an office environment because they tend not to move around as much as people with a physical job.
Exercise improves your wellbeing by ensuring that your body keeps fit, but also by keeping your mind healthy and fit.
Going to a gym is not essential.
A brisk, daily walk is more than enough. The most important thing about this is that you are making it a daily habit.
Giving Your Body Enough Sunlight
Vitamin D deficiency can lead to several problems, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD or even physical problems.
When your body is exposed to the sunlight, it releases endorphins and the ‘happiness hormone’ to connect to the brain as part of its productivity.
Taking supplements of Vitamin D is also a great way of boosting your intake.
Maintaining A Social Life
Isolating yourself and having a lack of communication with others are two of the biggest reasons for depression, mental and also physical illnesses.
You cannot stay healthy without having that form of communication with others somehow.
Communicating with others lowers your stress levels.
Laughter therapy also has the same effect as it enables you to laugh with other people that are around you.
Having good friendships and relationships is also a good form of releasing stress because you can share problems!
Having different hobbies helps to keep us busy and also entertained and improves our wellbeing.
When you have a specific interest in something and you really enjoy doing it, you are taking steps to improve your emotional wellbeing.
Ensuring, that this is part of your daily routine helps release the pressure! Plus, keeping your mind busy is a great way to strengthen your brain and improve your overall mood.
Be More Present
Often, the main reason that we feel anxious and depressed is that we are stuck in those past events.
Talking negatively such as, ‘why do people talk this way about me’, then takes away the joy and the opportunity that the present moment has to offer.
The best thing you can do is to be present in the current moment and only think about the future when it happens.
This will benefit your wellbeing in so many different aspects.
Always Laugh And Enjoy Life
Don’t take life too seriously.!
People who thrive and are happy always smile and try to keep themselves in a positive headspace. This gives them a better quality of life than the ones that worry all of the time.
According to a study, children who stay happy through laughter will do this over 200 times a day! But adults only laugh 15 times a day!
Overall, staying happy and being able to laugh frequently is necessary for a great quality of life and also to improve your wellbeing.
Improve Your Wellbeing With Wellspace
If you would like to improve your wellbeing at work and that of your colleagues, give us a call. We would love to talk to you. Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 0808 178 0748
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