For those of us that take a holistic approach to wellbeing, it is pretty common knowledge that a positive attitude can lead to greater mental, emotional, and even physical wellness. However, these benefits don’t stop with personal health. Ongoing research continues to show that creating a positive work culture improves employee performance, productivity, and lowers healthcare costs.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer found in women, and the second deadliest. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.
Employers have been vigilant about helping employees get screened for diseases like cancer and other chronic illnesses in an effort to improve the physical well-being of their workforce, thus creating a more loyal and productive staff. However, employers have been less focused on one particular condition that impacts 1 out of every 8 employees: depression.
Employees are facing an immeasurable amount of stress right now. As they struggle to balance their work lives, home lives and finances, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic offers the opportunity for many employees to experience a mental health issue, or a period of feeling mentally unwell.
Last week, Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent the following email to his workforce about the company’s deliberate phased approach for returning to work.
As the coronavirus makes its way through communities across the globe, another health problem has been spreading right along with it – stress.
The world is so different today than it was just a week ago. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is sweeping through our nation and across our world. Uncertainty is at an all-time high, and we’re experiencing a complete disruption of life as we know it.
COVID-19 (also known as the coronavirus) is continuing to spread globally at a rapid rate, and as more cases are confirmed in the United States, it’s leading to increased anxiety and confusion over what can be done to prepare.
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