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Holidays Can Be Hard

Why are the holidays such a heavy time for people? This article at Mental Health Match is a great reminder that the holidays are not a happy time for all. Read More   #FrameofMindFriday

They both thrive and grow out of control if left on their own

Yes. Pesky mildew in your shower and workplace burnout actually have more in common than we’d think. They both thrive and grow out of control if left on their own. Bravely is a resource that connects employees to one-on-one professional coaching whenever they need it. The Bravely platform (0nline or […]

Brain Fog

6 Possible Causes of Brain Fog  From Healthline.com What is brain fog, also known as mental fatigue? While it is not a medical condition itself, it may help you recognize some serious mental condition that is causing it. Always pay attention to how you feel, pushing yourself beyond your limits […]

Employees are Afraid to Talk About Mental Health at Work

Suicide Prevention At Work Isn’t Working: Companies Need To Stop Waiting For A Crisis James had been working in the financial industry for decades at prominent, reputable banks. He was friendly, outgoing, magnanimous and generous. The first time we met, he invited me to have lunch near his hometown. James […]

Suicide is Preventable

Fear of disappointing others is the reason 49% of Americans are not seeking help. The stigma around suicide causes many who have lived experiences of suicide to internalize their feelings of shame because of this perception of how they’re viewed by their peers and society. Stigma also affects those bereaved […]

WARNING

Do you know the warning signs of suicide and what to do? Be aware of the below, when a person is suicidal these are common observances. Talk – Being a burden, experiencing unbearable pain, feeling trapped, no reason to live, killing themselves. Behavior – Withdrawn, increased use of alcohol or […]

E-Presenteeism & 3 Ways to Combat it

3 Ways to Combat E-Presenteeism The “always-on” digital culture is fuelling a new type of presenteeism: e-presenteeism.   1 –  Mitigate Burnout – Be proactive, educate employees on the warning signs of burnout Findings show that four in five (79%) think that the extended period of remote working has encouraged […]

When is the Last Time You Took a Mental Health Test?

Online screening is a great way for a quick check-in. This screening is not a formal diagnosis and no single resource can solve everyone’s mental health problems. Online screening provides information and resources to start taking charge of your own mental health. It’s important to take time often to see […]

Mental Health Care is Self Care

Caring for Your Mental Health – National Institute of Mental Health   Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, act, make choices, and relate to others. Mental health is more than the absence of a mental illness—it’s essential to your overall health and […]

What Can I Do to Boost Workplace Mental Health

We all know that mental wellness is a necessity for all employees. Mental health support increases retention, productivity, and lowers healthcare costs. The question is what should we be doing to support the mental health of our staff? Are your leaders able to recognize the signs of emotional distress? Do […]