Juggling in between multiple tasks and responsibilities at work, it is common to hear ‘My workstation is a mess, but I got no time to clean it’. Sorting and putting all your papers and files in the right place may seem too much of a task, or probably unproductive. But having a chaotic work desk may be too overwhelming and may demoralize you at your work in more than one way.
Apart from offering many health benefits, having an organized workstation enhances many other factors and sets you up for better working days at your firm, and that is why decluttering your working space and living space is a crucial element of exceptional corporate wellness programs.
Here are a couple of reasons that allude having a clean work desk is vital for many wellness benefits
- Bespeaks Professionalism – The first impression undoubtedly leaves a long and lasting impression. A clean working space reflects a well-managed and systematic attitude giving a positive impression, whereas a messed up desk may convey the negative idea of irresponsibility. Visually representing your potentiality of management, an organized work desk promotes a moral set of values and echoes how important work is for you.
- Helps Prioritize Your Tasks – Although your email and other technology reminders may keep you tagged with your next tasks, having your working desk organized and sorted well with the needs for your next priority task within hand’s reach, is a way of letting your priority tasks precede the less-priority ones. Also, there is no fear of misplacing your important documents, and you can meet your deadlines on time too.
- Reduces Stress And Anxiety – A chaotic workspace could play a major role in causing stress, anxiety, and nervousness that may affect your health in the long term. A clean and well-managed working desk gives a sense of efficiency that boosts confidence and morale, and in turn, reflects better work output. A satisfying outcome at work does not cause as much stress as is caused by a disorganized workspace that causes distraction at work.
- Cleaner Eating Habits – What goes in the mouth determines how your health will be! A work desk that has wrappers in between your work documents may convey the imbecile idea of prudence towards your work and responsibilities. Also, leaving your workspace unclean with foodstuffs has the fear of spillage, ruining your papers and files. A clean desk with food items stored in proper containers and packs, along with healthy eating habits will not just keep your workspace clean, but will also prevent any food-borne infections.
A tidy work desk with all its stuff in its right place helps you focus and relate with your tasks in a more organized way than it is with a chaotic desk that is bombarded with papers and other irrelevant stuffs all over. Also, when you know that your items are in their designated places, it saves you a lot of time that you may waste while having to search through the stockpile of a messy desk. Besides enduring an organized workflow, having a well-managed and tidy workstation, also offers many other wellness benefits.
An organized workstation is contemplative of a productive workplace and dedicated employees who focus on achieving workplace goals by putting significant efforts towards their tasks, which in turn, improves organizational productivity. Since decluttering your space conveys the impression of reduced stress and other health benefits, our wellness challenges include them as a crucial element of our corporate wellness programs that aim to attain holistic wellness and improve business ROI.
Sign Up to know more about our Corporate Wellness Platform and Wellness Programs!