No time for work-life balance but want to make it work, read this!

Workplace HealthMental HealthPhysical Health

Most people who need more work-life balance don’t have time for it. If you know you need better work-life balance but don’t have time, or are having difficulties prioritizing it, this article is for...

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Team burnout: 3 phrases to help save your team

Preventative Disability ManagementWorkplace HealthMental Health

Everyone is facing the same problem What we see over and over is that HR leaders care about their people. If they didn’t, they probably wouldn’t be in the role they’re in. What we...

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To Share or Not to Share, that is the question….relating to mental health disclosure at work

Disability ManagementMental HealthWorkplace Health

One of the most divisive questions in workplace mental health relates to employees sharing their details in the workplace whether through a sick note or in a conversation with their supervisor or human resources. ...

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Why you should adopt the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

Mental HealthPreventative Disability ManagementWorkplace Health

If you haven’t adopted the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (The Standard), this new research may nudge you towards doing so. The Ipsos Poll Results A recent...

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How Employees Can Contribute to Workplace Mental Health

Mental HealthWorkplace Health

There has been a lot of attention on workplace mental health in the last few years; and that’s a great thing!  Any attention paid to this important topic provides opportunity for change. Workplace Mental...

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How to Keep Your Older Workers Safe and Healthy: A Message to Leaders!

Workplace Health

It is no secret that changing demographics means that many companies have more older workers than they did before. However, it can be more challenging, and a whole other conversation, to keep older workers healthy...

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The Components of a Mentally Healthy Workplace; An Integrated Approach

Workplace HealthMental Health

You have decided to develop a strategy in your workplace specific to mental health.  Congratulations! That is an important decision and one that is likely to benefit your organization and the individuals who are...

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Are Peer Support Programs Right For Your Workplace?

Mental HealthPreventative Disability Management

When a union is a workplace stakeholder, opportunity for creative health protection programs can improve, especially when the union plays a key role in the employee’s work life. Earlier this month I was privileged...

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Mother’s Day and Mental Health

Mental Health

This past Sunday, in North America, we celebrated our annual Mother’s Day; a day set aside for us to show gratitude and appreciation to our mothers for all they do for us.  And while...

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Girls (and Guys) Just Want to Have Fun (at Work)

Workplace HealthMental Health

Is it just me, or can you really notice when you are in a workplace where people have fun!  I can always tell. Sometimes it’s something more subtle, I notice things like a funny...

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