There’s a strong relationship between being healthy and being
productive at work, according to research. In fact, engaging in just
one unhealthy behavior can lead to a decrease in productivity.
Here’s a look, by the numbers:
among employees with
poor diets versus those who
regularly eat whole grains,
fruits, and veggies
Number of business
leaders who agree that
wellness directly impacts
Percent of productivity
loss that is attributable to
Reduced productivity in
among employees who smoke
Use timers, or mark water bottles,
to ensure sufficient intake.
Estimated annual cost to U.S.
businesses for lost productivity
attributed to sleep deprivation alone
How To Stay
Healthy At Work
Dare to Dream
A 20-minute lunchtime nap
can work restorative wonders.
a Co-WorkerThis simple activity increases
stamina and reduces stress.
This releases oxytocin, a hormone,
boosting mood and reducing stress.
At large corporate events, cater
with an emphasis on healthy fare.
who only exercise
occasionally versus those
who exercise regularly
Reward yourself (but no junk food)
after completing work tasks.
Park your car as far from
the entrance as possible.
A healthy, catered meal includes
an excellent social aspect, too.
Set an alert to make sure you
take a short walk at least hourly.