On average, people spend roughly 50% of their total waking hours in the workplace during any given working day.
Creating a good routine whilst at work can have a huge impact on health and wellbeing.
Read on to discover some smart swaps you can make in the workplace to improve your health.
It’s estimated that 35% of your total waking hours, over a 50-year working-life period, are spent working (assuming 8 hours of sleep a night). Although the number of people working remotely is increasing, most people will spend their working day in an office or equivalent setting.
Due to this large percentage of time being spent in the workplace, it becomes vitally important that the habits and routines we adopt benefit our health and wellbeing. However, many workplaces are often full of traps and pitfalls, such as birthday treats, canteen convenience foods and workload pressures, that make it easy to forget the impact our daily choices can have on our long-term health.
Just a few small changes to a daily routine can result in great health outcomes over time. Here are some of our top tips for improving your health whilst at work.
While we may ultimately spend over a third of our lives at work, it is also worth considering the importance of life outside of the workplace. Looking after yourself whilst at work will allow you to do the things you enjoy most.