5 Mental Health Strategies YOU Can Implement At Work

This week we have rounded up some of our favourite posts with strategies that individuals can implement in the workplace to help improve their day to day mental health! What strategies are you implementing at work?  Pick one that you could try today and see how you feel.

1) Pack and prepare a healthy lunch 

Tzabia, the food coach, shared with us the benefits of healthy eating for the healthy mind.

Click on the picture to read about what to eat to improve your workplace productivity! 

Click on the picture to read about what to eat to improve your workplace productivity! 

We know that nutrition plays a big role in our daily productivity. Check out these tips from Hardeep on planning your lunchbox, or some healthy meal ideas from our friend Feast with Sophie.

Click on the image to read Hardeep's strategies for packing lunch! Photo credit: image source: http://nutritionstripped.com/how-to-build-a-healthy-lunch-box/

Click on the image to read Hardeep's strategies for packing lunch!

Photo credit: image source: http://nutritionstripped.com/how-to-build-a-healthy-lunch-box/

Click on the image to learn more about healthy meal ideas from Feast with Sophie! 

Click on the image to learn more about healthy meal ideas from Feast with Sophie! 

2) Prioritize your tasks

Do you feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the work-day to complete everything? Try to focus on prioritizing today and combining tasks to reduce your stress levels.  Find out some tips here on how to work smarter, not harder.  

3) Get up and get outside! 

We know that posture causes overall physical pain in the body and in the brain. Be mindful of your posture and get up every hour and get outside if you can!  

Learn more about how to get your daily dose of nature by clicking the image! 

Learn more about how to get your daily dose of nature by clicking the image! 

 

4) Put your phone down 

Break free from your technology - even if it is just for a few minutes a day. 

Click on the picture for strategies to #PutPhoneDown and the benefits of breaking free from our technology habits.  

Click on the picture for strategies to #PutPhoneDown and the benefits of breaking free from our technology habits.  

 

5) Be a mental health advocate 

Take steps in your workplace, home, and community to be an advocate for mental health. Start by being sensitive about your language, and developing a supportive culture. 

Click on the image above and scroll to page 18 for our article on language sensitivity around mental health.

Click on the image above and scroll to page 18 for our article on language sensitivity around mental health.

We know that sharing stories is a helpful tool to reduce stigma and be an advocate for mental health. Consider sharing a story of yours, or reading about someone else's story about mental health.

Learn more about the power of sharing stories by clicking on the image.

Learn more about the power of sharing stories by clicking on the image.

What strategies will you implement today? Contact us or let us know in the comments below!