Amid this pandemic, life has been busy, stressful, and unpredictable. But one thing that has not changed outside of quarantine is mindless or binge eating. Time constraints, colleagues' treats, work stress, and the lack of a quiet work environment - all negatively impact your eating habits at the office. Stress or chaos: how do people cope? It is common for people to indulge in comfort foods or mindless eating to take a break from their busy lives for a few minutes. In most cases, people bin
Every year, World Alzheimer's Day is celebrated on the 21st of September as part of World Alzheimer's Month. Through this day, awareness is raised about Alzheimer's disease. It outlines the issues faced by people suffering from dementia and offers treatment options. This year's World Alzheimer's Day theme is "Know dementia, Know Alzheimer's". Alzheimer’s Disease is an irreversible, progressive condition of the brain that causes memory loss, weakens thinking skills, and eventually impairs one's
As humans, we do not have superhuman skills. And how well we know when to focus and when to be distracted determines how productive we can be at work. However, power napping can be your new superpower for a more productive day. It also boosts higher performance and helps you combat a stressful day at work. The Sleep Research Society published a study that reported that during an average afternoon work hour, there is an increased rate of sleepiness and inability to stay alert, resulting in poor
We know that our emotions are fluid in nature. Based on different circumstances, the mood changes from time to time. Our interpretation of these feelings determines how we express ourselves. We can create a more harmonious experience for ourselves and those around us when we can control our emotions. Emotional regulation and emotional intelligence are essential to resolving conflicts and building healthy relationships. The emotional state of a leader has an influence on the perception and beha
In today's world, nearly everyone suffers from anxiety, especially millennials. As more Millennials enter the corporate workforce, phone anxiety is something that many might face at some point or another. Phone anxiety is real, and over 80 percent of millennials fear it when they pick up their phones. Unfortunately, it gets worse when it affects your work,since you are bound to use the phone for work-related calls. It's even worse with COVID because all the work is done from home, and you're
Fasting is an important tradition in many religions of the world. In the holy month of Ramadan, nearly 20% of the world's population (1.6 billion Muslims) abstains from food and drink for 30 days. Typically, they break their fast at sunset with iftar and then eat again at dawn with suhoor. Fasting is meant to remind us to be grateful and remember the underprivileged. Fasting during the month of Ramadan, or one of the five pillars, is mandatory for all healthy adults who are practicing Islam.
Is wellness a part of your company's culture? Considering 75 percent of professionals believe it is the employer's responsibility to provide health and well-being benefits, it definitely should be. Employers simply cannot ignore the subject of employee health anymore. Global Wellness Day is celebrated annually on June 11, and this provides another great opportunity for employers to boost or re-emphasize on employee wellness. This year the theme of Global Wellness Day is "One Day Can Change You
Every year the month of April is observed as occupational therapy month in the US. It is all about celebrating the holistic approach of occupational therapy in healthcare. It is celebrated to acknowledge the importance of the profession and the achievements of occupational therapist's clients, the small steps they take to achieve the things they want and need to do. What Is Occupational Therapy Month, And When Is It Observed? Occupational therapy is a branch of healthcare that helps people sol