connection between cognitive emotional and physical health

Connecting People and Space

Employee well-being is an enduring state of the whole person at work, including cognitive support, psychological comfort, and physical wellness. There are characteristics of a space, called affordances, that enhance well-being, leading to healthier, engaged, and high-performing employees.

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Managing Stress in the Workplace

Employers who provide the right resources to address their employees’ emotional and physical well-being will build a more resilient workforce—with the ability to “bounce back” from adverse conditions and stress. They will also have an easier time attracting and retaining the best performing, most talented people. 

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4 Basic Ergonomic Design Tips

Create harmony between people and work with spaces that foster employee well-being and employee engagement. Follow these 4 tips to create comfortable spaces that allow people to work safely and effectively while feeling healthier.

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Creating a Workplace Where People Thrive

Workplaces that promote well-being  encompass cognitive support, psychological comfort, and physical wellness. Learn more about what it means to build a culture rooted in well-being through policies, behaviors, and workplace design.

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De-Stress the Workplace through Design

The workplace, including work-related stress, can be an overlooked contributor of employee health and wellness. Learn more about how buildings and spaces can encourage better behaviors, reduce stress, and give employees control.

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Leading a Culture of Well-Being

It’s possible to design a healthy corporate culture, versus allowing an unhealthy culture to exist by default. Organizations that make well-being a strategic priority are more successful in their efforts. Learn more about the underlying link between strategy and success.

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The Importance of Good Sitting

Employee comfort is a top workplace issue. Ergonomic support and seated comfort can make a crucial difference for employee well-being and engagement. Learn how good back support promotes healthy sitting and mental acuity.  

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Haworth Height Adjustable workstation in an office space

Rethink Workplace Design

People spend 90,000 hours—the equivalent of a full 13 years of their life—at work. Creating workspaces that encourage movement—through posture, position, and location—builds a culture of well-being and healthier, happier employees.

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A Warm Welcome and Calming Experience

Recognizing that surgery can be stressful, Lighthouse Surgery Center sought a flexible space that would put both patients and their families at ease. They also needed spaces to support and energize staff and attract new talent.  

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The Connection between Lighting and Well-Being

Lighting can have an effect on mood, energy level, health, sleep quality, and comfort. Thoughtful lighting design has many positive benefits, including influencing personal well-being and improving human performance. Learn more about lighting trends, tips, and inspiration.  

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