Activate Your Wellness Goals in 2019
“According to the World Health Organization (WHO), between a quarter and a third of adults globally are not active enough, and their inactivity is having long-term effects on their health,” Willis Towers Watson reports in their 2017 Global Benefits Attitudes Survey.
And it’s not just physical health; things like financial health, mental health and dealing with stress are all big pieces of the conversation surrounding complete wellbeing.
If you haven’t already set your plans for the year, we caught up with a few members of the DHS Group team to see how they’re taking on wellbeing in 2019. Hopefully, seeing what they’re up will give you a few ideas on how to refocus and activate your wellbeing goals in the new year ahead.
“I want to get better sleep this year! I plan to consistently get to bed at the same time at least five nights a week and get at least eight hours of sleep each evening. My goal is for this to really help provide me with the energy I need to power through each day.” – Tess, Health Education Manager
“I’m going to add more fruits and vegetables to each meal! New Year’s Resolutions are always hard for me, but I’m committed to working on this one this year!” – Alyssa, Marketing Coordinator
“My goal is to eat more whole grains, fruits and veggies and make a conscious decision to minimize added sugar in my diet for mine and my baby’s health. And I’m planning to walk Rocky (my dog) at least three times per week!” – Kelsey, Customer Success Manager
“My resolution is to bring in healthy treats to the office instead of the massive amounts of cake, cookies and candy we bring in to celebrate events. Here’s one I plan on bringing.” – Melissa, Registered Dietitian
“For the most part, I do a pretty good job keeping my physical health in check – I eat healthy and I exercise regularly. In 2019, I want to make sure I’m doing just as good of job on focusing on other areas of wellbeing – especially my mental and financial wellness.” – Alexis, Content Coordinator
“My advice is: moderation and portion control always wins. Do ‘pushaways.’ Push away from the table the first time to feel full or satisfied.” – Rich, VP of Employer Solutions
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