Reading Time: 4 minutes Anger is a basic human emotion, and a natural response to various stimuli. While it can be a healthy outlet for expressing frustration or…
Reading Time: 2 minutes Teaching is a noble and rewarding profession, often celebrated for its potential to shape young minds and foster the leaders of tomorrow. However, beneath the surface of this inspiring career lies a fundamental truth: teachers need to set boundaries. While it might seem counterintuitive to some, the ability to establish and maintain boundaries is a cornerstone of effective teaching.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Teachers play a fundamental role in shaping the future of our society. They are the architects of young minds, guiding students towards knowledge, growth, and success. However, it’s easy to overlook the importance of teachers’ mental health in this equation. The mental well-being of educators is not only vital for their personal lives but also has a profound impact on the students they teach and the broader educational ecosystem. The significance of teachers’ mental health and the ripple effects it creates, is worthy of more attention from both private institutions and school boards. Based on recent literature on the topic, here is a brief overview of the importance of this topic.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Making the decision to downsize and reduce a company’s workforce is never easy, but is often necessary for a company’s survival. In addition to the team members affected by the layoffs, these reorganizations can leave a significant impact on the remaining employees. After a series of layoffs, it’s essential for companies to focus on supporting their teams to rebuild morale, foster resilience, and ensure a healthy work environment.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In times of economic uncertainty, businesses are often forced to make tough decisions to stay afloat. While budget cuts and cost-saving measures are par for the course, there’s one area that should should rarely be sacrificed at the altar of frugality: mental health benefits. Through discussions with the companies we work with, we collected the following reasons why they continue to prioritize mental health benefits despite the need to tighten their belts.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A couple weeks ago, to close off Mental Health Awareness Month, Johanne Schwensen one of the Co-founders and the Chief Clinical Officer of It’s Complicated gave a talk to various teams that we work with through our Employee Assitance Program. The topic was inspired by Dr. Russ Harris’ book The Happiness Trap, which presents a fresh approach to finding fulfillment in life by challenging traditional notions of happiness and offering practical strategies to overcome psychological struggles.
Reading Time: 3 minutes In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the importance of mental health in the workplace, with more and more organizations introducing corporate mental health programs and benefits to support their employees’ well-being. While these initiatives are well-intentioned, it’s crucial to understand why some of them may not achieve the desired outcomes.
Reading Time: 4 minutes People still work too much and experience high levels of stress. However, a positive growing trend is that companies are starting to care about the mental health of their employees.