If you want to improve the well-being of your teams, corporate health and well-being events are the ideal way to put wellness principles into practice. They help provide structure to your well-being programs and give your staff a glimpse of improved emotional resilience, a more balanced working life, and greater productivity.
In this guide we’ll take a look at effective corporate well-being events you can put into place in your office, or virtually.
There was a time when any non-business related events at work probably meant Friday drinks or team-building exercises at the local paintball arena. But now businesses better understand there are many reasons to hold regular well-being events, that doesn't just help teams get on a bit better, but actually help your teams and leaders stay emotionally well and physically healthy.
Many companies these days are engaging staff in open conversations...
Although I believe supporting the mental health and well-being of employees needs to be an all-year-round activity, Employee Well-Being Month – which takes place every June – is a great opportunity for improving workplace well-being by getting your teams active, engaged, and inspired.
Employee Well-Being Month was launched by Virgin Pulse in 2009 and has gone on to be embraced by a wide range of organizations.
The pandemic was of course a huge driver of decreasing employee well-being, with the American Psychological Association (APA) warning, “we are facing a national mental health crisis that could yield serious health and social consequences for years to come.”
Employee Well-Being Month 2022 comes after nearly two years of pandemic lockdown, but that has done little to curb the sense of uncertainty and turbulence in workplaces right now.
Throw into the mix other factors like the sense of unease generated by the...