Moving on the Job – Karen Maloney

Karen Maloney is a Health & Wellbeing advocate, empowering people to take ownership of their lives, live more consciously and wake up to their true potential. Motivational Speaker, Reiki & Seichem Practitioner, also currently studying Strategic Intervention Coaching. Workplace wellbeing is vital for staff health, morale and productivity. What is one of the most important aspects of workplace well-being? Well, there are multiple really – fresh air, natural light, open spaces, proper ergonomics, good team rapport etc. But one thing that I think is really important is – movement. Tony Robbins has the saying, ‘motion creates emotion’ and I truly believe it. This doesn’t mean to bring all your emotional baggage to the office and off-load it on all your colleagues. It refers to the fact that when we move, we create energy and unleash creativity. How many of us are guilty of sitting at our desk for too long without taking a break? What happens? We can become sleepy, unmotivated, lack focus and find it difficult to engage our brain. Just like our physical bodies can become stiff and rigid, so too can our thinking and our creative process. We often fool ourselves into thinking that if we power through…