Active movement at work

 

By Stephen Bowden – Chartered Ergonomist

Stephen Bowden Chartered Ergonomist

Why standing from sitting and keeping active is vital for your health and wellbeing

Cars, trains, planes, mobile phones, desktop computers, tablet computers, mobile phone applications, online food delivery companies, comfortable ‘ergonomic’ chairs, escalators and lifts, modern offices are just a few examples of technology/designs that reduce the amount of movement the human body makes on a day to day basis. There is no argument that the above list of modern technology improves our productivity but at what cost to our health and wellbeing?

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Get creative and preserve those precious memories!

When are you at your happiest?

Spending time with your family and friends creates lots of happy memories that you’ll naturally want to treasure forever.

But how often have you stored keepsakes, photographs and mementoes in the bottom of a drawer and left them lying there for months?

Inspiring creativity - how to make a scrapbook

A great way to capture those once-in-a-lifetime holidays, family gatherings, days out with the children, or travels with friends is to create your own scrapbook. It also gives you the opportunity to put your own unique mark on the design with a touch of artistic flair!

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An Ergonomics Approach to Improving Wellbeing and Productivity at Work

By Stephen Bowden – Chartered Ergonomist

Stephen Bowden Chartered Ergonomist

After reading the title of this blog post you may be asking yourself, ‘What has Ergonomics go to do with Wellbeing?’ This question may be followed by ‘What is Ergonomics?’, but maybe the most important question should be ‘How does Ergonomics improve Productivity?’

In a globalised economy with ever more competitive business environments, organisations need to find the edge to improve productivity. In this context, this blog post looks at the relationship between ergonomics, wellbeing and productivity.

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Get creative to get the best out of people

Creativity plays a key part in business success.

It’s the extra spark that ignites passion. It’s the touch of originality that kick-starts a great idea. And it’s the dash of flair that drives performance.

We naturally expect to find creativity in design studios, architectural practices, media agencies and other companies that make a living out of being visually imaginative and inventive. But can you find the same level of creativity at the widget manufacturer, or the waste management company, or 100s of other organisations that are not so obviously ‘creative’ on the surface?

The answer is yes, yes and yes!

Creativity in the workplace

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