Building a Healthier Work Environment, Part 3: 15 Steps to Work Healthier

15 simple steps you can take every day to work healthier

You can change the way you feel at work with a few simple steps. Try them out and let us know how you feel afterwards. We bet you’re going to feel GREAT!

  1. Keep a regular bed time, allowing for enough sleep every night.
  2. Eat breakfast. Get your day going with some protein and nutrients for the day.
  3. Greet people in the morning. Smile more, be friendly, and ask about how others are doing.
  4. Find a healthy work partner within your company. Challenge each other to find ways to move more.
  5. Set some SMART fitness goals for yourself and share them with others.
  6. Sign up for a run/walk or other event that will require you to train.
  7. Stand when you can, for instance while on the phone, or in meetings with others.
  8. Take a walk while meeting with others.
  9. Take the stairs.
  10. Walk to lunch.
  11. Stretch your back and neck at least 2-3 times during the day, especially if you sit at a desk. If you don’t know how, seek some professional advise like from a physical therapist.
  12. Exercise at lunch time. Take 15 minutes to just move around some.
  13. Take a nap at lunch time. 15 minute power naps can do wonders for your afternoon.
  14. Prepare your healthy lunch. Bring your lunch from home so there are no difficult decisions to make at lunch time.
  15. If you go out for lunch, eat less, and watch the carbs.

There are endless ways to creating a healthier work environment. Start by assessing your attitude about work and take it from there. Find small things you can change and positive things will come.

Need a jumpstart at your company

Baudry Therapy Center can help your company develop a healthier work environement. Give us a call at 504.841.0150 to get a little jump start on your team’s health and watch productivity increase!

Catch up on  Part 1  and Part 2 of this 4-part series.  Next up, how Baudry Therapy Center focuses on health and how we can help you stay healthy!