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Why is Work Health Important? (01:44)


Getting healthy at work has a positive impact on job performance. Companies are implementing programs to support health at work.

Exercise (03:21)

Bicycling to work, walking to lunch, using stairs, and stretching are great daily exercises. Exercising in a group or team provides motivation. Success can be attained by breaking fitness goals into small attainable pieces.

Eating Well (01:45)

Drinking water at room temperature is an important part of healthy eating. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Simple food is natural and more healthy than processed food.

Healthy Thinking (01:20)

Stopping negative thinking is an important part of getting healthy. Catastrophizing is when people exaggerate the negative effects of a bad thing that happens. There are ways to avoid this negative style.

Talk to Someone (01:13)

It is healthy to talk to about problems and feelings. Women generally do this more naturally than men.

Overcome Computer Fatigue (01:11)

Take a break from the computer every fifteen minutes. Try to look away from the screen every five to ten minutes. Posture is a very important part of health.

Learn to Manage Conflict (01:17)

Learning to deal with conflict with clients or coworkers is important for work health. There are communication workshops that can help with this. Avoiding conflict is not always the best choice.

Have Your Say (02:43)

There is evidence that suggests having a say in decisions that affect a person at work will make her feel healthier and happier.

Be Grateful (01:01)

There is a huge amount of research that shows being grateful increases happiness. This leads to psychological health. Think of three things to be grateful for each day.

Leave Work at Work (01:04)

It is important to maintain a healthy balance between work and home.

Nurture Yourself (01:05)

Try to do something for yourself each day. Go for a walk or listen to some music.

Credits: 10 Healthy Work Habits (00:36)

Credits: 10 Healthy Work Habits

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Being healthy has a positive influence on energy and work performance. In this program, psychologist Peter Quarry offers ten practical strategies for being healthy at work, including exercise, eating well, healthy thinking, talking to someone, overcoming computer fatigue, learning to manage conflict, having your say, being grateful, leaving work at work, and nurturing yourself. Viewable/printable educational materials are available online. (17 minutes)

Length: 18 minutes

Item#: BVL49941

ISBN: 978-1-62290-776-2

Copyright date: ©2009

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