I just wanted to share this recent article in The Guardian.  A fantastic read.

“Wellness in the workplace; how health initiatives can boost staff productivity”

The clock ticks to 5pm and, officially, your working day is over. What’s your next move? Are you frantically cramming for tomorrow’s big presentation, or rounding up your team for your weekly exercise class?

As an entrepreneur, you might think of the former as more beneficial to business – every minute of the day can be invested in bettering your company and there is always a new task to tackle. But failing to take time out for exercise and relaxation puts you and your team at risk of high stress levels, which in turn affects productivity. In the UK, 11.3 million days of work were lost in 2013-2014 due to stress, depression or anxiety – an average of 23 days per person.

Click the link to read the full article.