Category: Behavioral Health

Mindfulness as a tool in the modern-day workplace

Posted: January 30, 2020

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The workplace can have a huge impact on employees’ lives. We spend a lot of time there, important social interactions take place there, and work often figures into our psychological profiles (identity, self-confidence, self-efficacy, etc.). Therefore, when there is an imbalance – between job demands and an employee’s mental and physical resources – chronic stress [...] Read Post

It’s a New Year: Consider Turning over a New Leaf with Healthier Employees

Posted: January 30, 2020

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Worker safety and health absolutely affect your bottom line What employer doesn’t want to shore up their workforce? Many studies have shown that encouraging employee health and taking steps toward a healthy workplace culture will reap benefits for employees and employers alike. Here are some examples: A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition [...] Read Post

In Honor of Suicide Prevention Month, Start Talking about it

Posted: September 6, 2019

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide has increased 33 percent since 1999 and is rising especially fast among women and young people. Researchers at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention speculate that “a period of increased stress combined with a lack of a sense of security” may be behind the trend. [...] Read Post

A Wake-up Call about Sleepiness and Fatigue at Work

Posted: June 17, 2019

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According to a national poll administered by the American Sleep Foundation, more than one-third of the U.S. workforce report daytime sleepiness, which amounts to approximately 5.7 million individuals, or roughly the entire population of Denmark.* Fatigue and sleepiness are considered serious workplace hazards. They are different, but can be experienced together. Sleepiness refers to the [...] Read Post

Post-Holiday Stress: Working Toward a New Perspective

Posted: February 13, 2019

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The winter doldrums are upon us and the post-holiday credit card statements have arrived! For many, this time of year is especially challenging due to increased debt and financial worry brought on by holiday spending. According to surveys, Americans typically spend between $700 and $885 on gifts between November and January. This debt adds to the [...] Read Post