work life balance

Staying Healthy When Working Remotely

Staying Healthy When Working Remotely

Working remotely makes for a very different work day then spending the day in an office. Both working from home or traveling a great deal can impact your daily routine, overall health and productivity. We are happy to share some tips on staying healthy while working remotely. 

Summer Time Nature Round-Up

Summer Time Nature Round-Up

Inspired by the beautiful weather we’ve had in Toronto this weekend, we are revisiting the idea of nature’s impact on mental health.  

There is ample research evidence that highlights the benefits of nature to our mental health. With all the positive benefits of nature, why do we sit in offices all day long? Set a goal for yourself to bring a healthy dose of nature into your workday. Maybe bring a plant to your desk, have a walking meeting outside instead of in the boardroom, or plan a weekend get-away to spend time in nature. 

Spanish Siestas & Mental Health

Spanish Siestas & Mental Health

You may have seen some headlines this week about Spain's Prime Minister proposing to end the country's famous "siesta" - a country-wide nap in the middle of the workday.  You may react with strong feelings of jealousy here - a group nap at work? Sounds pretty good to me. Why would anyone want to change that? You may scoff thinking about the lost productivity hours and time wasted by taking a long break every afternoon.