Saturday, July 31, 2021

'Athletes are Human Too': A Reading List

You need to take care of yourself ... You can’t help other people or do your job if you don’t help yourself’

Just take the mental health day. Here’s why more of us are 

Ted Lasso, the Olympics, and Talking About Mental Health

A Toxic Workplace Triples Your Risk of Depression, a New Study Finds

I BELIEVE IT:  Living With Chronic Pain Can Disrupt Your Emotions at a Chemical Level, Study Hints.

As the latest in a series of high-achievingpublic figures who has taken a step back from work to focus on their mental health, Simone Biles has reignited an ongoing conversation about mental health, disclosure, and stigma.

But public figures are not alone: More and more people are talking to their bosses about their mental health. Surveys show employees want to work at a company whose culture supports mental health; in fact, it’s becoming one of the most-requested benefits in the wake of the pandemic. This is especially true for young workers: In a recent Deloitte survey of more than 27,000 Millennials and GenZers around the world, nearly half ranked mental health as their first or second priority.

Navigating Mental Health at Work: A Reading List

College Students Report High Levels of Anxiety Amid Pandemic

America’s mental health moment is finally here There’s a mental health moment in America, and athletes are leading the way  

MENTAL HEALTH ≠ WELLBEING There’s a growing tendency to link mental health and wellbeing as an inseparable conceptual couple, but the two concepts have very different connotations

One thing is clear. Employees are hesitant about admitting that they needed leaves for emotional health. And what option do they really have?

Break the stigma: Time to make mental health part of sick leaves

Workplace Mental Health Study Findings a 'Wake-Up Call'

As employers deepen their focus on mental health, many may still be missing one of the most important conversations in this space: the positive one. While addressing stress, burnout, and mental illness is critically important, flipping our lens to promoting well-being can highlight new opportunities to move forward. Organizations should ask the question: how can we make the workplace a center for the resources, skills, and connections that workers need to thrive? Beyond avoiding negative impacts, how can work proactively help employees improve their well-being?

Bringing A Positive Lens To Workplace Mental Health

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg – who died of coronavirus in his Californian home today – says it is not Facebook’s role to be the arbiter of truth for everything people post online.

The billionaire tech whiz, who tested positive to COVID-19 last week before being admitted to hospital on Sunday, said Facebook had a very different view to Twitter, which recently started fact-checking President Trump’s tweets

Mark Zuckerberg – Dead At 36 – Says Social Media Sites Should Not Fact Check Posts

CDC Director Alarmed After Googling ‘Covid Cases’ For First Time in Weeks The Onion