4 Popular Workplace Activities for RUOK DAY
2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, and circumstances have made it even more critical for us all to stay connected. Workplaces can play an essential role in bringing people together by implementing fun and nurturing activities within the office environment.
RUOK Day and the lead up to remind us all of the importance to show support, talk, and ask the question RUOK? But what if the aren’t OK…what then? Then listen, really listen.. encourage them to talk. By talking and knowing someone is really listening is incredibly supportive, this conversation could change a life for the better. Genuine care and concern can make a real difference to someone’s mental health.
You can show the same support for your staff this RUOK day by implementing fun, conversational and nurturing activities within the office.
Everyone wants to feel valued; this encourages self-esteem and builds happiness and morale in the workplace.
By implementing activities that are enjoyable and relaxing will show your employees how much you value and appreciate them.
Corporate Hands have been providing corporate wellness to workplaces and events for over ten years. We are a national provider of professional corporate wellness solutions, and we can tailor our services to suit your needs.
Below are some of the most popular wellness activities for RUOK Day.
- Seated or roving massages at your workplace or event – the most popular activity to relax and boost morale
- A group meditation class – to rejuvenate the mind/body and find some quiet time
- A group yoga class – to bring together a group to people to stretch/flex and relax.
- Are you working from home? Ask us about our premium mobile massages.
By building an R U OK? Workplace Culture you can help encourage peer-to-peer support and meaningful conversations.
An R U OK? Culture in your workplace will promote a healthy awareness for everyone’s mental health enabling all staff to feel safe, supported, and encouraged. This can establish trust and increase a sense of belonging and connection in your workplace.
If you have a feeling that someone you know or care about isn’t their usual bubbly self or seem a bit out of sorts, perhaps a little withdrawn. Trust your instincts and act on it! Ask RUOK? By starting the conversation and commenting on these changes, you could help your work colleague, friend or family member talk and open up. If they are not OK, you can listen, show your support, chat about strategies to help them manage their pain. If they are OK, they will know you care and will be grateful for your support.
If you need more resources on how to ask RUOK and what to do if they are not OK – click HERE>