Maintex "Solutions" Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits is designed to deliver Maintex employees health-related information to make sel-directed choices geard at makingyour one life your best. We have 5 tracksto choose from. Each track includes a 6 week program where each participant will set personal goals, will participate in weekly challenegesand will track their own progress.

Stress Less

According to the American Medical Association, stress is the basic cause of more than 60% of all human illness and disease. Understanding the causes and effects of stress gives you an advantage of being more aware of your own stress triggers knowing when and how to take the steps to control it. 77% of people regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress; 73% regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress.

Get Your snooze on

Getting a good night’s rest is no joke. Research suggests the amount of sleep we get each night is directly correlated to our happiness. Sleep deprivation has also been linked to: poor work performance, increased risk for driving accidents, relationship problems and mood problems such as anger and volatility, an increased risk for stroke and an increased risk for diabetes. Health risks also increase with sleep disorders, including heart disease, diabetes and obesity.

Flex your Financial fitness

Much of the individual stress people are facing is caused from finances. Greater than 70% of adults report feelings of stress about money with 45% saying finances cause them the most stress in their lives. Stress-related factors are leading to increases in health risks and conditions, escalating costs for care and is impacting individual happiness.

Get up and go

Physical activity is an important part of overall good health. Exercise and physical activity improve overall fitness, body mass index and cardiovascular health. From a physical health perspective, exercise helps reduce the risk for heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, colon cancer and obesity.

Get your snooze on

Getting a good night’s rest is no joke. Research suggests the amount of sleep we get each night is directly correlated to our happiness. Sleep deprivation has also been linked to: poor work performance, increased risk for driving accidents, relationship problems and mood problems such as anger and volatility, an increased risk for stroke and an increased risk for diabetes. Health risks also increase with sleep disorders, including heart disease, diabetes and obesity.