Whether at work or at play being your healthiest self is important. As an employee of our company we are invested in you and your well being is a top priority.
Healthy Diet, Healthy You
Good nutrition is a first step in taking good care of your overall health. The content of a healthy diet is very personal to you and your individual needs. Learning to cook helps will help you fashion a diet plan that fits your needs. There are plenty of YouTube videos on learning to cook, run a search for the type of cooking you are interested in and you'll have lots to choose from. That may feel like searching for a needle in a haystack so instead of searching you could check out https://foodistkitchen.com/ where you will find a healthy 30 day online cooking class. Bon Appetite!
Tips to get you started:
Drink plenty of water
Plan your meals
Keep a supply of healthy snacks on hand
Limit how often you eat out
Trim visible fat from food before cooking
Eat a healthy breakfast
Do you love carbs? Check out this article https://summertomato.com/2013/03/20/10-tasty-carbs-that-wont-make-you-fat/
Walk 20 in 2020
Whether you are working in the office, working from home or on a temporary furlough getting some exercise each day will help you build and improve your state of wellness. It is said that just 20 minutes per day of walking boosts energy, mood and metabolism. You can even break the 20 minutes in to 2 separate 10 minute walks and reap benefits. The popular happiness expert and New York Times best selling author, Gretchen Rubin, details a plan to walk for 20 minutes each day in 2020.
Read more about it here: https://gretchenrubin.com/2020/01/walk-for-20-in-2020
It's never too late to get started! Do you like to use a visual tracker? I have attached the tracker created for marking off each day you walk #20in2020 to this post.
Let's Talk Mental Health
One recommendation for those who are feeling anxious, stressed or depressed is regular meditation. A popular app for guided meditation is https://www.headspace.com/
If you are one of our furloughed employees please note that Headspace is free to you. Here are some benefits of meditation: better sleep, lower stress, improved focus and a break from "brain chatter". If you need further assistance contact our insurance provider. There are even Telehealth (phone or video) appointments available with many providers of counseling.
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