Sexual harassment has many forms and it has a deep negative effect on the recipient’s mental health and wellbeing. Greater awareness of sexual harassment including movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp are encouraging companies to do more to create a psychologically safe space for its workforce.
September 16, 2019
According to a new report by Grokker, building a positive culture of wellbeing is a top incentive for employees. It helps to attract and retain employees and create a sense of purpose, belonging, and balance in the workplace. It starts with these 4 key strategies.
September 9, 2019
Technology has empowered people to work from anywhere, at any time, which has increased the risk of exhaustion and burnout. Here’s how workplace design can help improve mental health.
September 2, 2019
A Future Workplace Wellness Study found that the most important factors contributing to employee wellbeing are being overlooked. Companies need to go back to basics by focusing on air, light, and temperature, which have the biggest influence on employee health, productivity, and engagement.
August 19, 2019
Stress is becoming a dangerous norm in the workplace, yet many people don’t feel comfortable opening up about it. The best way to support mental health is to talk about it, which is why it’s so important to create a workplace culture that’s inclusive and supportive.
August 12, 2019
According to the Global Wellness Institute (GWI), there are four macro forces that are driving consumer demand of wellness offerings. Here we take a closer look at the major forces powering the wellness movement, and how it impacts the workplace.
August 5, 2019
Lack of participation is one of the biggest obstacles companies face when implementing workplace wellness initiatives. From leading by example to offering incentives, here are 5 ways to encourage participation in your workplace wellness program.
July 29, 2019
As companies realize the link between their employees’ mental health and their performance, many have started to implement workplace wellness initiatives. It’s worth the investment: the World Health Organization estimates that depression and anxiety costs the global economy US$ 1 trillion per year in lost productivity.
July 15, 2019
Effective workplace wellness programs help reduce absenteeism, increase productivity, increase engagement, and reduce employee turnover. Here are 5 ways to improve wellbeing in the workplace for the benefit of your workforce, and your business.
July 8, 2019
Philip Vanhoutte, co-author of The Smarter Working Manifesto, discusses ways to enhance wellbeing by integrating nature into our working lives and by improving the acoustics inside our workplaces.
July 1, 2019
A three-year study into workplace well-being by The Myers-Briggs Company has been released. The report focuses on what determines the well-being of people in the workplace, and how companies can improve their offing to improve the wellbeing of their workforce.
July 1, 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) now recognizes burnout as an “occupational phenomenon” resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. These 6 tips offer easy and practical advice on how to deal with stress and burnout in the workplace.
June 24, 2019
If your workplace wellness programs aren’t generating high engagement levels, consider implementing a policy. Human beings adhere to force of habit, and consistency can cultivate a culture of wellbeing.
June 17, 2019