Tag Archives: mental health
Around 40 million people in the U.S. are coping with anxiety. In the workplace, some anxiety is normal — such as the pressure of meeting a deadline — but it can become a serious problem if left unchecked. Here are some signs to watch out for, and what to do if you are suffering from anxiety.
September 23, 2020
Digital overload is the overwhelming ‘bombarded’ feeling that comes from being constantly connected to digital platforms. It leads to distraction and procrastination, “staying busy but producing little of value.” Here are 5 simple ways to reduce digital overload and reclaim more valuable time.
September 16, 2020
What exactly does ‘wellbeing’ mean, and what does it feel like? A ‘wellness wheel’ could provide the answers. It’s a self-evaluation activity that helps you to understand in which areas you are thriving, or struggling. Wellness is a journey, not a destination, and this activity enables you to check in with yourself from time to time.
September 2, 2020
New research reveals that three-quarters of workers have experienced burnout at work, with 40% specifically during the coronavirus pandemic. The study shows what type of help employees would like to receive through the workplace, and what workers can do to avoid burnout.
August 26, 2020
Many managers aren’t fully prepared or equipped to support their employees’ mental health. These 5 techniques will help managers recognize when employees need support and how to provide it.
August 19, 2020
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.
July 29, 2020
Getting good at pattern recognition can extract us from the pits of isolation and despair commonly found in the remote work community.
July 20, 2020
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.
July 8, 2020
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.”
June 24, 2020
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.
June 24, 2020
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.
June 10, 2020
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.
June 3, 2020
A Conversation On Mental Health: Why Wellbeing Should be a Strategic Priority for Every Business | Faye McGuinness
At mental health charity Mind, Faye McGuinness is working to make fundamental changes to the way companies approach wellbeing at work by making it “a boardroom issue” and a strategic priority.
May 22, 2020
Linville’s self-complexity model explores how you react to positive or negative events in your life. It explains how some people…
May 21, 2020
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.
May 13, 2020