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Addressing Holiday Stress and its Impact at Work

Norbert “Bert” Alicea - in Mental Health

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and excitement, but for many employees, it can also be a difficult season for any number of reasons. For some, the extra pressure of facing looming year-end deadlines during a shortened work month, combined with…

Dealing with Death, Dying and Denial During the Holidays

Dealing with Death, Depression and Denial During the Holidays

Dr. Camille Preston - in Mental Health

The Holidays are an amazing time of year, but they can also be stressful. There’s the increasing intensity of work as the year ends, and there are stacking…

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Forgiveness in the Workplace: A Wellness Perspective

Judi Hennebry Wise & Lori Golden - in Mental Health

  When was the last time you heard someone in your organization say, “I’m sorry”, to a colleague or “I forgive you” to a leader? While…

Chronic Stress - Churning and Burning

Chronic Stress: Do You Churn & Burn Your Days?

Ed Harrold - in Mental Health

During the 20th Century, the burden of disease shifted quite significantly to be one from changes in our lifestyle. In the early 1900’s, Pneumonia and Tuberculosis were the leading causes of death in our culture. Since 2010, the leading causes of death are…

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Being Resilient… Bouncing Back From A Setback

Judy Hoberman - in Mental Health

While many of our challenges are similar because we are women, one in particular keeps popping up…unexpected “stuff” that happens to us, our positions and our families.  We all know that it may be easier to just grab your favorite blanket and run into…

A women fighting depression at work

Managing a Depressed Employee in the Workplace

Judi Hennebry Wise - in Mental Health

By Judi Hennebry Wise Mental illness costs corporations more than $80 billion annually. The 2013 National Institute of Mental Health study reported that 20 percent of the approximately two million American adults who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia…

Finding Zen Amidst the Corporate Chaos

Finding Zen Amidst the Corporate Chaos

Dr. Jodi Ashbrook - in Mental Health

Yoga and meditation have been used for centuries to promote self-improvement. But did you know that your practice may also positively impact your business leadership skills? Whether presenting to management, dealing with a difficult negotiation or overcoming…

Resilience is the Secret to Long-Term Success

Resilience is the Secret to Long-Term Success

by Daniel Pyne - in Mental Health

Employers have been utilizing wellness program to help their employees live up to their full potential for decades. Whether these programs teach healthy eating, the value of the physical activity or simple stress reduction techniques, the goal is the same.…

Is mindfulness the answer to today's stressful office environment? Probably not.

Is Mindfulness The Cure For Modern-Day Corporate Stress?

by Mort Orman, M.D. - in Mental Health

On Sunday, September 6, 2015, the popular TV show 60 Minutes (CBS) re-aired a story on “mindfulness” which it first ran earlier in the year on January 7th. The story featured the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, an M.I.T. trained scientist, who began teaching mindfulness…

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3 Essential Tips for Managing Stress

by Celine Vignal - in Mental Health

Stress affects our body and brain over time, and if left unaddressed it can cause significant damage. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, between 75 and 90 percent of doctor visits are for stress-related conditions. Everyday stress can alter…

Mental health is critical to overall health and well being.

More Than the Blues – Mental Health for Employees and Families

by Rosanna Ouellette-Pesicka - in Mental Health

While it is common to temporarily feel blue or out of sorts from time to time, a growing number of Americans are more deeply affected by stress, anxiety and depression. These problems can have a significant impact on their lives, relationships and their work.…