Thursday, May 28, 2015
Food for Thought : Lunch
Officially , a healthy work place is one where employees and managers work together to continually promote the improvement of the health , safety and well being of all workers . Work place safety p;ans can address many aspects of employee health such as the physical needs of the employees .
While it is important for employers to adress the overall health of employees . It is also important for for employees to take steps to ensure their own health as well . Here are a few tips to help you create a healthy workplace for you and your co-workers .
1 . Start with the breakroom :
Do people frequently bring less healthy options for everyone to share ? If so , take a step in the right direction by bringing healthier options for others . Fruits , vegetables and nuts are great options .
2 . Take healthy breaks :
Walk around your office or office building . Use break time and part of your lunch time to get some physical activity . You will be healthier and more productive .
3 . Take a look at lunch :
Do you eat lunch out or bring your lunch ? If you frequently eat lunch out of the office , take an inventory of the places available . Get copies of their menus and search online or ask the restaurant for the nutrition facts . Use this information to make a healthier choice before you order .
4 . Look for habits :
If you frequently purchase items from the vending machine , you may want to consider keeping healthier options on hand for snacks .
Words of Wisdom
“Be careful not to mistake insecurity and inadequacy for humility! Humility has nothing to do with the insecure and inadequate! Just like arrogance has nothing to do with greatness!”
"The human mind is very limited in that it can only ponder its current perception of reality and cannot stretch very far beyond what it 'thinks' it knows."
"Productivity completely depends on a person’s will power as only people capable of utilizing their complete potential will be able to attain productive gains." Brian Adams,
"Be curious about what’s going on around you, as well as within you. Learn about your emotions, your sensations, your thoughts and fears, and accept them as an integral part of yourself."
"Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don't hang around long enough for his or her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people."
A proud grand-poppa G.