Emotional Health – Creating a Supporting Working Environment

Welcome to the ESPC Workplace Wellness Blog series! This month, August, let’s focus on your emotional health as a working professional.

What’s the best thing about this blog series? It’s a fit for everyone! As the month draws to a close, treat yourself to a light-hearted and informative blog post that promotes a harmonious work-life balance.

Workplace Wellness Flywheel

Be Physically Active

Physical health and emotional well-being are closely linked. Engaging in regular physical activity and a healthy diet can have a positive impact on mood and overall emotional health.

Manage Stress

Managing stress is the key to clearing your mind. Doing daily short activities such as mindfulness, meditation and deep breaths can leave you feeling reinvigorated.

Work-Life Balance

To achieve a work-life balance you can firstly, set clear work hours, breaks and lunch times you can ensure you don’t overwork yourself. Secondly, remove work-related applications from your personal devices allows you to disconnecting from work in your free time. Thirdly, request flexible working hours to suit your individual needs.

Recognize Big and Small Wins

Recognize and appreciate your colleagues efforts and accomplishments and likely, the same shall be done for you. Feeling acknowledged for contributions can positively impact yours and your colleagues emotional well-being.

Stay Socially Connected

Its important to socialize both within and outside of work. Why? Social interactions can help alleviate feelings of isolation and enhance emotional well-being.

Give and Receive Feedback

Provide and receive constructive feedback and opportunities for growth. By taking on board the feedback you receive, you can progress in your career and are more likely to excel in the job role, contributing to professional emotional well-being.

Enjoyed this blog? More valuable health advice arriving in next month’s workplace wellness blog post.

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