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The Benefits of Wellness Programs In The Workplace

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For millions of Canadians, going to work is an integral part of life. Whether it is part-time or full-time, the hours spent at work by Canadians take up quite a significant amount of time each week. According to Statistics Canada, the average amount of hours spent by part-time and full-time employees at work comes to about 37 hours per week. To put that into perspective, there are 168 hours in a week, and adults spend almost one fifth of their week being at work.

Reintroducing Employees Back to the Workplace After Quarantine

Although a lot of the industries that recently reopened are subject to following the same guidelines in order to promote health and safety in the workplace, the context of this blog post will focus on supporting employees in an office setting, and what considerations employers should take to ensure the wellbeing of their employees. It is important to note that these three tips can certainly be applied to other industries.

How to be self-care superstar… and boost your mood, health and rock it at work

SELF-CARE IS… Self-care is any activity that we do with the purpose of taking care of our physical, mental, and emotional health. Self-care activities refuel your tank so you can have more to give, to yourself, to your loved ones, to your home, to your life, to your work. Your self-care should not be something you have to force yourself to do, but rather something that you enjoy doing and look forward to, knowing that you will feel better as a result of doing it.