Employee burnout is a major concern for organisations globally, with employees with higher work-related burnout at baseline having a higher number of sickness absence days than employees with lower work-related burnout.
Need a cup of coffee? Most of us reach out for that hot brew effortlessly without even realising that a complex system of musculoskeletal and brain processes is hard at work. However, for patients with reduced mobility, even grabbing a simple spoon may prove to be rather challenging.
Mindfulness is a mental practice of being in a state of awareness, often in a non-judging approach, where one focuses on the present moment. It involves paying attention to one’s thoughts and state of emotion with the purpose of balancing one’s mental state in the midst of a busy world.
Traditionally, there are several proven ways to manage stress. Stress management methods include regular physical activities, relaxation techniques, getting enough sleep, social support, having a balanced diet, and positive thinking among a slew of recommendations by mental health professionals.
With the rise in computing technology, the development of smart wearables has grown significantly, allowing users to track and monitor various health and fitness metrics. In addition to the development of hardware, the rise of computing technology has also led to the development of sophisticated software and algorithms that can analyse the data collected by smart wearables.