The Benefits of Workplace Wellness Promoting Employee Well-Being

The Benefits of Workplace Wellness Promoting Employee Well-Being

he Psychological Benefits of Workplace Wellness: Promoting Employee Well-Being

Workplace wellness programs are gaining recognition as a powerful tool for promoting employee well-being. As a psychologist, I am excited to highlight the psychological benefits of workplace wellness programs and their positive impact on employees’ mental health.

One of the primary benefits of workplace wellness programs is stress reduction. Workplace stress can have detrimental effects on mental health, leading to issues such as anxiety and burnout. However, workplace wellness programs provide employees with strategies to manage stress effectively. Techniques such as mindfulness, relaxation exercises, and yoga, which are often included in workplace wellness programs, can help employees better cope with stress, leading to improved mental well-being.

Another significant psychological benefit of workplace wellness programs is the promotion of work-life balance. Achieving a healthy balance between work and personal life is crucial for mental health. Workplace wellness programs often offer flexible work arrangements, such as telecommuting and flexible hours, allowing employees to manage personal commitments while fulfilling their work responsibilities. This can reduce work-related stress and provide employees with more time for self-care, leading to improved mental health outcomes.


Additionally, workplace wellness programs foster a positive work environment, promoting support, inclusivity, and collaboration. Employees who feel valued and appreciated are more likely to have positive mental health outcomes, including increased job satisfaction and engagement. Furthermore, workplace wellness programs can enhance cognitive function and productivity through physical exercise and promote social connections and a sense of community among employees.

In conclusion, workplace wellness programs offer significant psychological benefits for employees, including stress reduction, work-life balance, a positive work environment, and improved cognitive function. As a psychologist, I advocate for organizations to prioritize workplace wellness as part of their overall strategy to support the psychological well-being of their employees, leading to a healthier and happier workforce.

Qualified Beautician Vacancy

Qualified Beautician Vacancy

Qualified Beautician VacancyDue to increased demand a vacancy has arose at JFM Academy for a qualified beautician. With ability to offer general beautician services.

Apply via email with attached C.V to [email protected]

JFM Academy Is An Equal Opportunities Employer.

An Exiting Opportunity In A Very Progressive Company

An Exiting Opportunity In A Very Progressive Company

An Exiting Opportunity In A Very Progressive CompanyBoru Stoves manufacture a full range of wood-burning Stoves in Thurles, Co.Tipperary. We distribute these products via trade customers throughout Ireland, The UK and Europe. We also supply, install and service stoves to retail customers (end users)
Due to continued expansion we have a vacancy for an office administrator. The role is front of house and will involve the initial first contact with potential/existing trade and general public clients.
Supports company operations by maintaining office systems
Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees and following up on work results.
Manage emails, letters, packages, phone calls and other forms of correspondence including Social Media
Support bookkeeping and budgeting procedures for the company
Create and update databases and records for financial information, personnel and other data
Track and replace office supplies as necessary to avoid interruptions in standard front office procedures
Submit reports and prepare proposals and presentations as needed
Assist colleagues whenever there is an opportunity to do so
Role Requirements
Practical Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Package
Basic Knowledge of an accounts package – Create invoice, statement, transaction reports. Training will be given on our current package. Knowledge of social media platforms an advantage but not essential as training will be provided 
Apply With C.V Attached To [email protected]
Know Your Rights If You Work From Home

Know Your Rights If You Work From Home

A telemarketer who was fired after refusing to keep his webcam on while working had his rights breached, The employee of US-based IT company  was awarded approximately 75,000 euro by a court.

The employee was told to share screen and leave the camera on while working. The employee  declined on privacy grounds and did not feel comfortable with that level of monitoring  and was dismissed  for “refusal to work” and “insubordination”.The court ruled on the case in September, but its findings were published this month and reported by the Netherlands Times.

The court found that the there was no sufficient justification for the monitoring and it had therefore violated the employee’s privacy rights. Methods included monitoring emails and files, webcams on work computers, tracking when and how much a worker is typing, calls made and movements made by the worker, through use of CCTV and trackable devices.

A legitimate reason to monitor, such as the prevention of theft, or physical harm to employees, is likely to be considered favourably by a court. Imposing an intrusive monitoring regime for no good reason, especially if monitoring takes place in areas or the workspace where employees could have a reasonable expectation of privacy, is not”.

The court found that the there was no sufficient justification for the monitoring by the IT company and it had therefore violated the employee’s privacy rights.

Source BBC News