A practical guide to wellbeing
Wellbeing in the Workplace
Our update this week focuses on how we have continued to maintain productivity and support well-being within the team. Here is our practical guide to wellbeing in the workplace.
Whilst there isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ approach, what works for one business might not work for another, it is about finding what works for you and your employees and then finding the time to share those experiences and achievements.
Making wellbeing a priority in your business is not only good for each individual but can also lead to increased productivity and improved staff performance.
So what are we doing?
Letting staff know their passions are important and valued
Just as we used to enjoy the bake-offs, team events and other fun office antics before lockdown, now we are focusing more on our own achievements – our passions. This is so motivating and that opportunity to share what makes people tick strengthens the team bonds which can be so vital.
So what are the team doing?
Woman’s best friends
Scruff and Molly will be familiar faces to any of you who know us or follow our social media, and they are normally the heart and soul of the office. Getting out and exercising the dogs each day has given Sandra structured breaks to her day which keep her productivity up. An early morning walk down by the beach as the sun is coming up is good for the soul.
Donna and her family love to be exploring outside. Sharing what the children have discovered with us, and her family in Cornwall keeps her feeling connected and inspired. We live in such a beautiful place!
Yoga can’t beat it
Via Zoom, Lucie has been able to keep up with her Yoga and meditation classes, with her teacher all the way in Cornwall. Making time for those classes, alongside the dedication to her practice has kept Lucie focused and grounded during this time.
Following on from her Octopus birthday present, Rae has been journaling. Each day that involves; setting mindful targets, drinking more water and tracking her running total which is almost up to 200km during the lockdown period! This period of reflection at the beginning and end of the day is helping Rae move toward her goals and recognise each step she takes towards them. And who doesn’t love a chart to colour in?
Couch to 5K
Having adopted a lovely little dog, Alice has been using this time to work on her running. Using the couch to 5K app, Alice has become a runner! Setting herself a new challenge and getting out in the fresh air has kept Alice focused and productive.
Thank you so much for the responses last week about ensuring the safety of staff and we hope you find our practical guide to wellbeing useful!
We would like to hear from you again and ask: ‘How are you supporting team productivity?’ and ‘what is your practical approach to wellbeing in the workplace?’ Click here to let us know.