The workplace is an ideal environment for making modest changes in the physical activity, nutrition and health of employees – but what about stress in particularly?
Lowering stress levels in the workplace can lead to an estimated 1 million workers being more present, each and every day.
According to the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, (2015), 80% of employees reported feeling stress on the job.
40% reported feeling very or extremely stressed, with 25% viewing their jobs as the number one stressor in their lives.
So, if this study was completed in 2015 can you imagine what the numbers are today?
Do we know that making modest changes in the physical activity, nutrition and health of employees can:
↓ Depression, Anxiety, Emotional exhaustion, Chronic headaches?
↓ cardiovascular disease by 1.5x by following the recommended min physical activity?
↓ medical costs?
↑ Happiness, Self-Esteem, Immune efficiency, Recovery from illness, and Ability to concentrate?
↑ Mood, Sleep, Thinking, Learning, and Judgement? and
↑ Ability to make necessary lifestyle changes? i.e. Stop smoking, Eat healthfully or Get more physically active
So what is your boss doing to help reduce the growing global burden of chronic disease?