office wellness

Where is your mind? This is a question my late and great teacher Harsha would ask at the beginning and end of every class
This sequence will take away stress in your middle back and shoulders. It will also calm the mind. The key is to make sure that your mind is focused on your breath and your body -- let your anxieties be in your past or in your future.
Try diver's pose, or any fear inducing yoga pose. They will help you conquer other fears. The gift of yoga is that once you accomplish a yoga pose, the impossible becomes possible, and you can recognize your own inner strength.
At one time, bringing your dog to work seemed like one of the many conveniences of working for a startup. But as people are discovering the benefits beyond convenience, the wellness benefits of animal companionship at work are in the spotlight.
Gone are the days when annual health fairs for blood pressure checkups were enough. Today's definition of wellness encompasses body, mind and emotions, and companies are beginning to notice.
Because your office doesn't have to suck the life out of you.
I've interviewed a dynamic group of people in diverse careers with one thing in common: They've found healthy ways to stay energized for the work day. Read these helpful tips below, and find at least one easy way to energize for your work day!
For years employers have offered worksite wellness programs, ranging from newsletters or gym memberships to high stakes incentive programs that change your insurance premiums by thousands of dollars if you lose weight, reduce your blood pressure or blood sugar levels, quit smoking or achieve some other health outcome.
Despite our commitment to stand up once every 45 -- no, 20 -- minutes, we still end up getting so engrossed in our work (or whatever else happens to be on our screens) that our backside is practically numb before we remember to get off of it. To goose our good intentions, we tried three apps that promised to help us move more throughout the day. Here are our results.
Not all companies have evolved in this way. Often, it takes some work to make a change in your workplace. Here are some steps you can take to help transform your workplace into a space for wellness through yoga and meditation.
Although experiencing a yoga class is a different experience from a trust exercise or a ropes course, it gives people a chance to get in touch with their individual strengths. In turn, this creates strength within the team.
Want to change your life one minute at a time? Try the One Minute Meditation Challenge. Do this for one day, while you are working. Are you game?