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Building Resiliency in the Workplace Enhances Health and Wellbeing

Leanna Lilly, MS, PHR, CCWS - Health Management Specialist, Keenan - in Mental Health

We all experience stress in our daily lives. From raising families and managing finances to juggling schedules and caring for loved ones. And that’s all before we set foot into the office in the morning. When we arrive at work, we have emails piling up,…

Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy: The Paradigm Shift That Can Change Our Mental Reality

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Mental Health

Imagine curing severe social anxiety, PTSD, or even agoraphobia not with medication or traditional psychotherapy—but with something as simple as a video game. Sounds crazy, right? Think again! It’s called Virtual reality graded exposure therapy (VRGET),…

How Employers Manage Persons with Addictions

Jenny Jenkins - in Mental Health

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) it is estimated that 76 percent of people with drug and alcohol problems are employed.  Given this statistic, it is imperative…

Crystal Alchemy Sound Healing

Professor Jeralyn Glass - in Mental Health

Sound Healing has become a mainstream ‘buzzword’ as more people experience the benefits of the use of frequency and vibration in their search for wellness. As our lifestyles continue on the fast track and pressures for people of all ages are rapidly accelerating,…

Workplace Mental Wellness and Intrapersonal Skills: A Case for a Proactive Approach

Chad Palmer - in Mental Health

The current misconception is that mental health and mental illness is the same thing, this needs to be addressed. In order to have good mental health, we need to perform activities that support mental wellness. Mental wellness can be achieved through practical…

Meditation and Mindfulness for Better Overall Health

By Danielle Keenan, Health Management Specialist, Keenan First of all, what’s the difference between mindfulness and meditation? They’re closely related but slightly different. Meditation can be viewed as a way to clear the mind, let go, and achieve peace…

Culinary Genomics: Conversing with Your Genes

Roberta L. Kline, MD FACOG and Joe R. Veltmann, FAAIM DCCN - in Cancer, Diabetes, Genomics, Mental Health, News & Insights

Here is a little-known fun fact:  the food we consume at each meal “talks” with our genes. Yes, as improbable as it seems—a vibrant “conversation” occurs every time you eat or drink.  While it has been known for centuries that food can be healing…

How Should Employers Prioritize Employee Stress and Mental Health?

Dr. Jeanine Joy - in Mental Health

Employee stress and mental health touch every area of your business. Your employee’s mental health is reflected in productivity, morale, absenteeism, turnover, engagement, burnout, customer satisfaction, teamwork, employee complaints, and incivility. Nearly…

Overcoming Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace with New Digital Technologies

Anna Mittag - in Mental Health

For HR professionals who care about employees’ mental well-being in the workplace, the proliferation of mobile devices, digital distractions, and social media channels are truly the proverbial double-edged sword. Consider that the same technologies that…

Employee stress can effect productivity and absenteeism, making the stress even worse.

5 Strategies to Address Employee Stress in the Workplace

By Yesa Yu - in Mental Health

“The next economic era demands new ways of working that harness human potential. Competitiveness and success in the future economy will require the harnessing of human talent and energy, by supporting all of us to be healthy, resilient, motivated, and engaged…

businessman torn between being positive or negative

Turn Challenges into Positive Possibilities: The 3-P Method

Kerry Alison Wekelo - in Mental Health

If we encountered every day filled with peace, love, and harmony, what a beautiful world we would live in. The reality is that no matter how smoothly life is going, we will face challenges during our journey. The opportunity for growth is in how we navigate…

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Dopamine – The Answer to Increased Participation in Your Wellness Program

Zach Younce - in Mental Health

A wellness program is integrated to allow employees to thrive and increase just that, wellness. The organization invests copious amounts to better their employees’ health and to hopefully receive an impact the company’s bottom line. Unfortunately, the…

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