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Taking care of your health when working from home

Rio de Janeiro, June 22nd, 2021 - Covid-19 pandemic caught everyone by surprise. Suddenly, people were forced to adapt to new work models in order to reduce the spreading risk of the disease. “Due to that sudden change, the adjustment process of this so called new normal was accelerated, inevitably generating other problems, since working from home was not very conducted”, observes Jéssica Ximenes, AQS (Quality, Safety and Environment Advisory Service) coordinator.

     She mention that such fact, along with the pressure caused by the pandemic, has made an even higher impact on people, making them insecure about keeping their jobs and reducing their incomes, for instance. In this context, Forship has made immeasurable effort to ensure its employees’ wellbeing, especially regarding to mental health.

     “Besides campaigns with initiatives and tips, the employee started to count on medical and psychological remote consultations by app. A primary service has been ensured in order to help them to maintain their wellbeing.

Get to know some of them

to preserve your mental health

  • Avoid the excess of information about the impacts caused by Coronavirus, which may be harmful and generate anguish and anxiety. Fake and sensationalist news may increase fear, eventually causing panic and depression.
  • Take pauses: a way to avoid exhaustion, mental depletion, failures and accidents is having breaks in long work periods.
  • Social contact: use technology to be in touch with coworkers, friends and family members.

     Besides, another important fact to ensure the employee’s wellbeing is his/her physical conditioning. Some actions can be taken in the domestic environment that can help not only the physical condition, but also mental.

  • Posture: always try to adopt proper posture and furniture.
  • Exercises: in order to handle with the work routine, the body must be healthy and with strengthened and stretched muscles. Avoid sedentary lifestyle is an important step to ensure health and a better quality of life inside and outside the work environment.
  • Stretches: stretches can be done any time of the day, sitting or standing. They are also very easy to do, they help to relax the muscles and relief lumbar pain and in other body parts.


Following these tips, you will fight against some ills caused by the pandemic, contributing to your mental health and also for your work productivity.