While most of us are aware that when we think we look good we also feel good, more empowered. That's why we pick our favorite suit, tie or dress for big meetings, presentations and special occasions. Likewise, when we feel good physically and mentally we're also more productive. So it should be no surprise that workplace wellness programs not only improve employee health and reduce healthcare costs, they also increase productivity.
Wellness programs that address fitness and nutrition can reduce absenteeism, improve energy levels and reduce stress, which all facilitate greater focus, concentration and contentment at work.
This insightful infographic from Medifit really sums up today's employee health risks and the need for and value of workplace wellness programs .