Ben Allen, Clinical Psychologist         Mind for Health Resources, Ltd.  

                       
Ergonomics & Wellness at Work

 

But – how can you rise above your current limitations and empower yourself to restore health and vitality?

 


Effective Solutions for Reduced Stress and Wellness at Work 

(Employers and Employees)


Today, organizations, managers, and their employees are under tremendous pressures from staff cuts, downsizing, and increased expectations of bottom line financial results.  Today there is less time and fewer resources to accomplish work objectives.  Everyone from top management to employees is experiencing work-related stress.  Pressures and deadlines, as well as feeling lack of control at work can affect mental and physical health.


For many, the modern work environment requires more sitting and less physical activity, though more mental demands than ever before.   Professionals are busier than ever, regardless of modern technology.  The demands of airline flights with late evenings, time zone changes, long hours on the computer, all contribute to stress.   Stress-related illnesses are on the rise, and account for a large portion of patients seen by physicians.  The outcome is often a tired, overworked, and aching body, and an irritable and uptight mental state.  Often, we adopt maladaptive habits regarding the way we treat our bodies at work, and unrealistic expectations of what our bodies are capable of enduring.   However, most working individuals spend at least one-third of their lives at work.  Your body is a machine, and requires optimal care for peace of mind, work effectiveness, and longevity.   

    
Stress management and ergonomics training that can help professionals in the following ways:  

¨       Create a new understanding of work wellness and stress management, and develop an immediate healing plan
¨       Learn practical and simple skills to reduce stress and enhance mental balance at work
¨       Learn new ways to create and maintain bodily vigor and flexibility at work, and reduce those aches and pains

¨       Learn stress-reduction strategies to teach others (i.e., children, spouses, customers, employees, friends)
¨       Learn breathing / mental strategies that are healing and energizing - reduce the need for caffeine or stimulants   
¨       Enhance sleep, mental and memory fitness, and poise and effectiveness at work.  Learn wellness for traveling.
¨       Enhance mood management skills, and achieve greater self-mastery over emotions and mental turbulence  


Dr. Ben Allen
is a health psychologist who provides wellness and success coaching programs for individuals and businesses.  He offers initial consultation to assess individual or organizational challenges and objectives, and tailors to the client’s work situation effective training programs and measurements for successful outcome.  

 

Additional Services: Stress evaluations, biofeedback, career assessment and coaching, academic - mental fitness training, motivational coaching, and counseling.  All programs are tailored to the unique needs of individual or organizational clients and are strictly confidential.  For further information, call Dr. Ben Allen  (847) 205-9605.

     

 

899 Skokie Blvd., Suite 304, Northbrook, IL 60062

Tel.: 847-205-9605      Fax: 847-564-8755    e-mail: drallen@mindforhealth.com

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