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Category Archives: Mental health in the workplace

Workplace Wellness Programs: How to measure progress

Workplace wellness programs, Employee wellbeing and mental health are topics which are getting a lot of traction during COVID.   Workplace Wellness Programs: Back it up with data   Not only is a healthy employee more likely to be a productive employee, but it’s also the right thing to do to focus on the whole person at work. And […]

Tips for Supporting Your Employees Through a Financial Crisis

Today we’re talking financial wellness programs at work:   Financial Wellness: How to Support Your Employees   Businesses aren’t the only ones dealing with the economic side effects caused by the coronavirus. With the recent increase in layoffs, furloughs, and unemployment, your workers could be struggling to manage their finances. As an employer, there are […]

After 67 days of COVID lockdown, here’s how my work productivity has changed

Working from home: How my work productivity changed   As I’m used to working from home, I figured the Covid home lockdown would be easy. 7 67 days later, here’s what’s changed.   I did my first workday from home 12 years ago. Fridays were my work-from-home day. I remember making mental notes of things […]

Mental Health in the Workplace: How Measuring Mood Creates a Healthier Workplace

Mental health in the workplace… how often is that discussed at management meetings? According to this Guardian article, seventy million working days are lost each year due to stress, depression and other mental health conditions in Britain. This costs Britain £70-100bn annually, equivalent to 4.5% of the nation’s GDP. Across the pond, in Canada, in any […]

Emotions in the workplace: Bring your whole you to work

Managing emotions in the workplace Emotions in the workplace and emotional intelligence is increasingly being talked about. In our day to day we come in contact with managers and employees from different industries and sizes. Yet it’s uncommon for many companies to think about the ‘whole’ person when hiring, or in the day-to-day. One CEO once told us, […]