We know that 1 in 5 people struggle with their mental health and 2 of 3 of those struggling don’t seek treatment. In large part this is happening because many employees don’t have access to timely, quality mental healthcare when they need it
According to a recent study from Gallup, 23% of employees reported feeling burnout at work very often or always, while an additional 44% reported feeling it sometimes. Alarmingly and not surprisingly, burned-out employees are 63% more likely to take a sick day and 2.6 times as likely to be actively seeking a different job.
Workplace mental health is a hot topic and thankfully, business leaders are becoming aware they need to be better at addressing it. But, in a cubicle world and open-concept office settings, it can be difficult for managers to have mental health conversations discreetly with their staff. Not only that, managers also feel unequipped and bewildered
Many of us spend more time at work with our co-workers than we do at home with our loved ones. No wonder our workplace environment and co-worker interactions have a significant impact on us. It’s saddening to read that toxic workplaces are the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S., according to Stanford University professor
It’s easy to get caught in a vicious stress circle. We pour a coffee to cope with a busy schedule, pack in high-intensity exercise activities to ‘burn’ off stress, and when our brain needs a break from work, we reach for our phones and log on to social media to scroll through endless content that