Author: Abhinav Krishna

Sleeping Well at Night: The Secret to Improved Productivity At Work

“Get enough sleep and dream big. Wake Up, say a prayer and work on that dream.” – Leo Mar le Corte Are you feeling a little disconnected, grumpy and groggy at work? Do you rely on caffeine to stay alert? Then stop and reflect. Maybe it has something to do with your sleep pattern. A 2016 study conducted by RAND Corporation found that sleep deprivation causes economic losses of up to $411 billion a year (or 1.23 million working days) in the U.S and nearly three times less than what Japan loses at $138 billion. A Harvard Report in...

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Office Onboarding: Implementing the Buddy System at the Workplace

Life is always better with a buddy. And yet, the kind of buddy you spend toasting Friday night with may not necessarily be the same kind you greet in a suit and tie on Monday morning. A buddy program can be a wonderful way to onboard a new hire, by connecting them with a seasoned employee who can provide guidance, motivation and encouragement. It can boost productivity, enhance job satisfaction and ease new employees into an organization faster. If you’re an employer whose organization doesn’t have a buddy program yet, this one’s for you. How a Buddy Program Works...

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The Life-Changing Effects of Quality Sleep

Sleep is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle and is just as important as other wellness elements like exercise and nutrition. Sleep can do more than rest your body and rejuvenate your mind; its long-term effects can be life-changing. Snoozing in the Workplace Many modern companies offer recharge zones for employees to catch a quick nap. At OurHealthMate, employees have the option of catching up on much-needed rest in a designated snooze corner. We believe that by providing time-out areas, employees can refresh and revitalize, and perform better at the workplace. As more and more members of the...

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One Step Ahead: Avoid Medical Emergency at Work

Nobody plans an emergency. It’s one of those things that finds its way into your life when you least expect it or want it. Of course, when it comes to your health, an emergency could prove to be the fine line between today and tomorrow. And staying one step ahead can make all the difference. Whether you’re an employer hoping to upgrade your healthcare policy or an employee looking to err on the side of caution, this guide is just what you need to safeguard yourself against the future. As an Employer As employees are your greatest asset, it’s...

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Workplace Exercise Files: Lean Interventions That Promote Fitness At Work

Corporate fitness programs can bring a bevy of benefits to employers and employees, galvanizing a culture of health and encouraging employees to embrace wellness at the workplace. Research indicates that wellness initiatives exhibit the best results when they are emblazoned into a company’s ethos and helmed by senior leadership. Frequent communication, a focused spotlight on wellness and a consistent wellness program are some of the initiatives that can be led by managers. In 2009, a review of 28 studies that assessed the effects of physical activity at the workplace revealed that holistic corporate health and wellness programs pivoting on...

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