positive relationships, heart health

The benefits of a positive relationship in the workplace to your heart

How important are the relationships you have with your team-mates?

It is estimated that an average employee spends 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime. Hence, it is important for you to examine the quality of relationships you have with colleagues in your workplace. Even when working remotely. 

Good and positive relationships at work helps you to build positive skills and collaborate better with teammates in the workplace. For example, the more comfortable you are with other members of your unit or organization, the more confident you will be when sharing your opinions on an idea. Also, if you feel supported at work, you are likely to put your ideas into action. You are also more likely to get additional support when things don’t work out as planned. 

Good relationship in the workplace promote:

  • better communication 
  • better collaboration 
  • better problem-solving skills
  • better creativity
  • manage failure 

So what has this got to do with your heart health?

In this article, we’ll uncover the health benefits of a good relationship in the workplace.

Benefits of good workplace relationship to your heart

Positive relationships at the workplace influence your lifestyle for the better. You are more likely to discuss health goals, share healthy meals together, play together and work out together.  

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Mastroianni, K., & Storberg-Walker, J. (2014). Do work relationships matter? Characteristics of workplace interactions that enhance or detract from employee perceptions of well-being and health behaviors. Health psychology and behavioral medicine, 2(1), 798–819. https://doi.org/10.1080/21642850.2014.933343


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