"I never realized how prevalent Depression is in society...Very sad. We need to do more to combat this issue." This was the feedback that I received after delivering a webinar to Human Resources professionals this past week. Though it was only an hour, we had a wonderful opportunity to cover the signs, symptoms, treatment options and stigma … [Read more...] about Lessening The Anguish of Depression Through Supportive Workplace Conversations
Archives for January 2013
Did You Know... May is Mental Health Awareness Month How Is Your Company Promoting Mental Health What specific issues in the workplace affect employee mental health? Several key issues, called Psychosocial Risk Factors have been shown to have a significant effect on employee mental health, overall organizational … [Read more...] about The Psychosocial Risk Factors and Employee Mental Health
Two-thirds of us are not getting the right kind of sleep or are not sleeping long enough to perform at our peak. We know that sleep is critical to maintain our health and allow for peak performance, yet we still continue to read articles that boast about those leaders who get up early and work late and who sacrifice their health and families to … [Read more...] about Sleep Is The Answer
I recently took a look at a website that tried to determine your real age compared to your chronological age and was pleased to see that it covered a variety of areas related to positive stress management. This site sparked some interesting questions regarding healthy aging. What are some of the positive traits that aid in healthy aging? A … [Read more...] about Stress and Healthy Aging: What Are Some Positive Ways To Aid In Healthy Aging?
People hate change. So many people I know believe that this statement is true. However, the truth be known, people don't hate change. Not all changes are bad or negative. Some changes are very positive, like winning the lottery (don't we wish that we could all experience this kind of change more often). People may dislike the process of … [Read more...] about National Be On Purpose Month – January