Dr. Dhatchana Moorthy - Director - EinNext Biosciences
As employees of a leading AI/ML service provider, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is crucial given the inherent challenges of a sedentary work environment and the mental stress associated with project deliverables. To address these issues, it's essential for employees to focus on key factors that contribute to overall well-being:
- Focus on a balanced diet with a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats.
- Practice portion control to maintain a healthy weight.
- Stay hydrated by drinking adequate amount of water.
- Avoid processed and junk foods, sugary beverages, excessive caffeine, deep-fried and trans-fat-rich foods, and late-night heavy meals.
- Engage in regular exercise to promote cardiovascular health, strength, and flexibility
- Strive for a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity per week, complemented by muscle-strengthening activities.
- Prioritize short breaks for stretches, incorporate the use of stairs, take lunchtime walks, and
integrate desk exercises into your routine.
- Utilize fitness apps and maintain consistent daily activity for long-term health.
- Maintain a consistent sleep schedule, ensuring 7-9 hours of quality sleep per night to support physical and mental health.
- Create a calming bedtime routine, and limit screen time before sleep.
- Stay physically active during the day, avoid heavy meals before bedtime, and seek professional help
if sleep issues persist.
- Practice stress-reducing techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, yoga.
- Establish work-life healthy boundaries and engage in physical activity and prioritize time for relaxation and leisure activities.
- Practice mindfulness, set realistic goals, delegate tasks when necessary, and take breaks to manage
- Take regular breaks, communicate openly, and set achievable goals to support mental
- Prioritize mental health by seeking support when needed.
- Foster positive relationships and communication.
Avoidance of Harmful Substances:
- Avoid tobacco, illicit drugs, unnecessary medications and excessive alcohol consumption.
- Choose water over sugary drinks, opt for healthy snacks,
Regular Health Check-ups:
- Schedule regular check-ups with healthcare professionals for preventive care and early
detection of potential health issues.
- Cultivate a strong social support network.
- Foster positive relationships with friends, family, and community.
Continuous Learning and Growth:
- Embrace a mindset of lifelong learning and personal development.
- Set goals and strive for continuous improvement in various aspects of life.
It is vital to acknowledge the interconnected nature of these lifestyle factors, understanding that a balanced combination is paramount for achieving genuine overall health. As we embark on the new year, let's commit to adopting the key factors mentioned above, thereby cultivating a healthier and more joyful work environment at EinNel.