Contrary to opinion, a big budget is not what’s necessary to drive workplace wellbeing. It is more important to have management support, and give people in your organisation the time to plan and implement a robust wellbeing strategy. Here are some ways you can start today, with no budget (although we will never refuse financial … More What you can do TODAY to improve workplace wellbeing… without a big budget!
Detoxing isn’t a new phenomenon. It has been around for centuries, but it has definitely taken on a popular edge in recent years. Everything from juice diets to colon cleanses and digital detoxes – there doesn’t seem to be an area in our lives that hasn’t been cornered by the detox market. But do detoxes … More A detox is only as good as your retox
Let’s face it, changing habits is hard. If it were easy, then we would all live perfect lives – we would eat right all the time, get our 30 minutes of activity in per day with no problem. We would practice gratitude every morning, and put our screens away 2 hours before bed so that … More Observe – Reflect – Experiment
Did you know that 35 million people view a public event on Facebook EVERY DAY! (*) 35 million! That is 405 event views per second… all day… every day. And that’s just Facebook. This figure doesn’t include websites like Eventbrite, or those posting about where they are or what they’re doing on other applications like Snapchat. … More How You Can Embrace JOMO
We’re over halfway through 2019, and there has been huge growth in Workplace Wellness in these past seven months. Companies such as Spectrum Health, Zevo Health and Fitvision have ramped up their Workplace Wellness offerings. The IBEC KeepWell mark continues to attract more organisations and standards such as Healthy Place to Work are gaining interest … More Workplace Wellness Trends to Expect in 2019 – 2020
The Atlantec festival in Galway is a great opportunity to engage in tech on the Wild Atlantic coast. As Sharon Walsh stated in her closing address for the Digital Women’s forum on May 29th, what a great thing it is to have such a vibrant and current festival right on our doorstep here in Galway. … More We need to “get comfortable being uncomfortable”
I recently completed Google’s “Intro to digital wellbeing” online training course. It is a short (30-60 minute) training session that discusses how to develop and maintain healthy tech habits. I would certainly recommend anyone to complete the course. It is short, with videos from engaging speakers and experts in the area of Digital Wellbeing and … More Develop and maintain healthy tech habits
In the world of Workplace Health & Wellness, we see a lot of new terminology cropping up all the time, and also a lot of references to issues or concerns in the workplace that not everyone may be familiar with. At Quokka Wellness, we are focussed very much on an area that, even if you … More What is Digital Stress?
Ruth Fagan of Volunteer Galway talks us through what volunteering means to the people of Galway… … More The Impact of Volunteering
Did you know that one of the most effective, beneficial & easy-to-use mindfulness tools is just a breath away? … More JUST BREATHE!*