After the positive feedback we received from our employees for our October’s Mental Health Month, Arup Perth’s Wellbeing Co-op has organised a suite of activities in an effort to further promote physical wellbeing.
The 6 Week Wellbeing Challenge is running from Monday 30 April – 8 June 2018 and focuses on physical wellbeing (eating for health and moving more), presented in a fun and interactive way.
By the end of the 6 weeks, we hope that employees will have a better understanding of how to incorporate sustainable nutrition, movement and connection into their lives:
Nutrition: Fueling your body the right way is key to both mental and physical health and has the power to take you from merely surviving, to thriving.
Move: Being active (in nearly any form) floods your body with happy endorphins, acting as nature's finest stress relief.
Connect: Enjoying quality time with friends, family and colleagues is critical to our ongoing health, personal growth and happiness.
Team Step Challenge: In teams of four, employees will encourage each other and compete with other teams to increase daily step count, aiming for an equivalent of 10,000 steps a day to reach weekly targets. For those with a competitive streak, the weekly results will be added to a running total, and whole range of AWESOME PRIZES are up for grabs for most steps and most improved team and individuals.
Motivation Mondays: Start off the week with positive intentions and learn about managing stress, exercise, relationships and wellbeing so that you can maintain a balanced lifestyle
2-Litre Tuesdays: Education and healthy samples(!) about eating for a healthy heart and healthy digestive system. Flavored water hydrations stations are also on offer.
Walk It Wednesdays: Get moving with 8am walking club and breakfast to ease into your work day or challenge yourself with a weekly Jacobs Ladder Visit
Thank you Thursdays: Make some time for self-care with free yoga
Fun Fridays: Funny, lighthearted bursts of activity, brought to you by Social Club.
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Amy (Your Move)
Thanks for sharing your Wellness Month details, Emma. This looks like a fantastic program, really creative ideas! We are looking forward to being part of it. We'd love to hear how your initiatives roll out, and any results or learnings. Good luck!Report comment