Employees are encouraged to take a few minutes each day to get away from their desks or work spaces and enjoy the benefits of taking a break during the workday. Why? They average person is sitting (aka average) for 12 hours a day.
This 4-week challenge will motivate you to give yourself permission to use your breaks and do something great for your health and well-being. Incorporate small bursts of healthy activity into your workday to help rejuvenate, refocus and recharge. Everyone is encouraged to partake – whether you're active. sedentary, or stressed – we can all benefit by taking breaks. Plus Mayo Clinic policy approves breaks, so let's make the most of them!
REGISTER FOR THE CHALLENGE:
If you had participated in previous Well-Being challenges you are automatically enrolled in the Take Your Break challenge and will start receiving emails once it starts.
If you are new to Well-Being Challenges or want to share this awesome experience with a co-worker, copy and paste this link: http://bit.ly/TakeYourBreak in your browser to register to receive weekly emails for the Take Your Break challenge.
Each day make it a point to utilize your break. Do something different to shake it up.
You will receive email reminders during the program to take your break. A puzzle piece will be included with each email. At the completion of the program the puzzle pieces will reveal a picture to help you enjoy the summer.
By making simple lifestyle changes you can experience a great number of attainable benefits to your health. You've got this!
We want to see and hear what you are doing while on your break so be sure to post pictures and comment on what you are doing to take advantage of your breaks. So use the comments section below!!! 🙂