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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…

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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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De-stress and Celebrate National Yoga Day!

Satori Ebedes - in Mental Health

Recent national work related surveys have found 80% of workers feel stress on the job and half of those report their job as very or extremely stressful. One-quarter of all workers views their jobs as the number one stress in their lives. All this employee…

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How to Create a Peaceful Mind

Jeff Gero Ph.D. - in Mental Health

Our minds are wonderful for solving problems, putting things in order, getting the job done, while also making sense of our daily reality. The mind is a reasoning machine that likes to keep us busy ruminating on the past and figuring out the future. The Yogis…

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Why Is It Important for Adults to Play?

Rona Lewis - in Mental Health

All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.  All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. If you’ve ever seen the movie The Shining,…

Basking in the Clear Sky of Recovery: Charting the Path from Addiction to Better Health and Wellness

Lewis Fein - in Mental Health

Consider this column a follow-up to my piece about personal wellness, as I continue to receive inspiring messages from readers about the path from addiction to recovery. Let me also reiterate that corporate wellness – with its environment of camaraderie…

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Your Food, Your Mood: Turning Healthy Eating Habits into Mental Well-Being

Alexis Levine - in Mental Health

While it is no secret that a healthy diet helps maintain a healthy body, few people stop to consider the effect that their eating habits have on their mental health. Sure, caffeine can cause anxiety, alcohol can cause depression, but can eating healthy actually…

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A Clear Sky of Recovery: The Journey from Addiction to Health and Wellness

Lewis Fein - in Mental Health

I often say corporate wellness is impossible without personal wellness. Let me also say individual health – the path from addiction to recovery – is improbable without quality care from compassionate caregivers. That depth of sincerity is rare. Even rarer…

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A Path to Wellness and a Reprieve from Anxiety: A Way Forward

Lewis Fein - in Mental Health

An anxious workforce is not a productive workplace. Which is to say, employees need – and employers need to promote – credible resources for information and answers regarding stress and anxiety, for help regarding feelings of dread and depression. I know…