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Wellness

Remote Work Burnout Is On The Rise: Here’s How You Can Beat It

New research suggests that as the pandemic stretches on, the lack of boundary between work and home life is leading to increased feelings of burnout, stress, and anxiety. These easy ideas for self-care can help you decompress, which can do wonders for your mental health.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

July 29, 2020

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The Mental Health Impact Of COVID-19 Requires Urgent Attention And Action

The latest Mental Health Index spotlights the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which shows that women and young people in particular are experiencing poorer mental health during the current situation.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

July 22, 2020

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The Current State Of Remote Work And Its Impact On Wellbeing

According to a new survey of US workers, half of respondents said remote work has had a negative impact on their emotional or mental health — including 13% who report a very negative impact. Some people have received no basic training on how to work remotely, which has led to stress and a lack of separation between work and home life.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

July 15, 2020

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Re-Entry Anxiety Is Real, Here’s What You Can Do To Soothe The Nerves

Some people are eager to get out and about, while others prefer to stay at home for fear of contracting COVID-19. If you are not yet ready to ‘go back to normal’ and if you are feeling anxious about spending time away from home, or going to the workplace, these 5 strategies can help.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

July 8, 2020

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How Technology Can Help Create Healthy Buildings

A healthy building supports our physical, psychological, and social health and wellbeing, according to the WHO. These spaces have the potential to improve company performance, as well as enabling a safe return to work during the pandemic.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

July 1, 2020

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Connecting The Dots Between Leadership And Wellbeing

Too often leaders fail to model wellness behavior, which leads to energy depletion and burnout across the organization. Jamie Shapiro, author of Brilliant, emphasizes the need for leaders to “walk the talk” on wellness and introduces the idea that “to be our best leaders, we need to have a foundation of wellbeing in the workplace.”

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

June 24, 2020

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How To Identify Employee Burn-out And Keep It At Bay

New research suggests that workplace stress is on the up and it’s being compounded by the pandemic. The onus is on employers, not individual workers, to manage workplace stress — even if the workplace is at home. These tips offer some guidance on how to do it.

By: Kate Tattersfield

June 24, 2020

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3 Ways Technology Is Transforming Wellbeing

Healthtech offers a huge yet currently untapped opportunity to use technology to improve wellness, both for in-office and remote workers. Access to resources, better communication, and the use of ‘telemedicine’ are just three ways healthtech can transform our wellbeing.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

June 17, 2020

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9 Easy Outdoor Activities To Boost Your Wellbeing

Spending time outdoors offers many natural health benefits, leading to increased energy, focus, and sleep patterns. With that in mind, step outside and try some of these easy outdoor activities to boost your overall mental and physical wellbeing.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

June 10, 2020

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Workplace Wellness: 2 Priorities For Safer, Healthier Workspaces

Wellness is now a top priority as organizations figure out how to bring staff back to work safely. Business leaders are focusing on creating safer workplaces, and supporting their employees’ mental health as teams gradually return to the office.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

June 3, 2020

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Workplace Wellness: 5 Ways To Support Employees As They Return To The Office

While workplaces are preparing to re-open, not everyone is confident returning to work. To offer peace of mind, here are 5 ways to help your employees navigate their post-COVID work environment.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

May 27, 2020

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Self-Complexity And The Importance Of Work-Life Boundaries

Linville’s self-complexity model explores how you react to positive or negative events in your life. It explains how some people…

By: Kate Tattersfield

May 21, 2020

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How Multisensory Design Can Reduce Anxiety As People Return To The Workplace

As people head back to the office, some are feeling heightened levels of stress and anxiety. A multisensory approach to workplace design can help people feel more relaxed in their surroundings, and create a more welcoming workplace environment.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

May 20, 2020

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How To Safely Reopen Your Coworking Space: A Curated List of Steps

As lockdowns are gradually lifted and people begin to head back to work, flexible workspace operators are making changes to ensure they can reopen their spaces safely. These steps offer a starting point and guidance to help operators address the key considerations for a safe, healthy workspace.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

May 19, 2020

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Why Mental Health Is More Important Than Ever

Now more than ever, our mental health should be prioritized. These 5 easy steps can help you take better care of yourself. They include focusing on things you can control rather than those you cannot, and avoiding news or information overload.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

May 13, 2020

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