Presenteeism is on the rise

Presenteeism is on the rise

We’ve all demonstrated some level of presenteeism at work at some point in our jobs. For many of us these are short-lived periods of time when we are not as productive as we usually are due to a variety of reasons. For others, periods of presenteeism can be longer-lasting if the cause goes unaddressed.

World Health Day April 7 2019

World Health Day April 7 2019

Have you hard about World Health Day? Organized by the World Health Organization, World Health Day is an opportunity to celebrate health and remind world leaders that everyone should be able to access health care. On April 7th 2019, advocacy events will be taking place globally to support the #HealthForAll campaign. Read on to learn about the initiatives in your community and how to get involved.

International Women's Day

International Women's Day

Being a company run by two women, we are proud to celebrate International Women’s Day! We appreciate the theme for this year is all about balance. In a mental health context, balance can mean so many different things and is unique to every individual. Women especially, face many unique mental health challenges that are specific to their sex…

Occupational therapy in workplace mental health

Occupational therapy in workplace mental health

One of our committee objectives last year was to create resources to help explain what occupational therapists can do to support workplace mental health. We created two fact sheets- one for the public, and one for employers or insurance companies.

Our New Year Resolutions

Our New Year Resolutions

We are both happy to share the New Year resolutions that we have each decided to put into place this year. We have tried to incorporate the tips we shared in our last post on setting resolutions. At the core of our goals are intentions that we hope to apply to everything we do this year.

"The Working Mind" - Employee Mental Wellness Training

"The Working Mind" - Employee Mental Wellness Training

Trainings and seminars on employee mental health are emerging from all corners of the internet and in workplaces. This is testament to the growing awareness of the importance of workplace mental health in general, but in particular its effect on productivity and subsequent financial outcomes for employers. You can never have too much education, and when it comes to mental health the more you know the more you can make a positive impact with those you interact with…

Fostering Social Connections in the Workplace

Fostering Social Connections in the Workplace

When we spend so many of our waking hours at work, our relationships with colleagues become a fundamental source of wellbeing in the workplace. It’s about more than just “tolerating a co-worker,” or “getting along.” Rather, it’s about fostering meaningful connections ...