Sometimes, we hear the word “Zen,” and it calls to mind images of hippies and peace signs. But the truth is that Zen as a practice is more than an aesthetic – it’s a very real approach that helps millions of people. And even if you aren’t interested in incorporating the concept of Zen into your daily life, there’s something we can all learn from this approach to benefit ourselves and our mental health. What is “Zen?” Specifically, Zen describes a type of Buddhism in which meditation is used to stay present, intentional, and non-judgmental. In more general terms, Zen … Continue reading “What it Means to be “Zen” and Why You Should Care”
May is Mental Health Awareness Month – there’s no better time of year to think about ways you can protect your mental health, and even improve upon it. Here are four tips: Rely on your support system. What kind of support system do you have in place around you? Family? Friends? Coworkers? These people are absolutely essential to your mental health and well-being. In fact, a lack of social support has even been linked to physical health ailments, like depression, cardiovascular disease, and an increased likelihood of substance abuse. So, whether it’s keeping in touch with a family member or … Continue reading “Ways to Protect and Improve Your Mental Health”
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a lot of long-lasting effects on our lives and society at large, including in the workplace. And strange as it may sound, not all of them were bad. One silver lining of the pandemic is that it cast a new light on the importance of mental health in the workplace. Today, companies who are acknowledging the importance of mental health to employees are succeeding – and those that aren’t are falling behind. Why the renewed focus on mental health? When the pandemic hit, it cast a shadow of uncertainty over the world. At the same … Continue reading “How the Pandemic Reprioritized Mental Health in the Workplace”
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! We think spring is the perfect time of year to focus on this extremely important topic. Mental health can often go overlooked, especially when compared to our also-important physical health. But the truth is that your mental health is equally important to your overall well-being. What does “mental health” mean, exactly? Mental health encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being, and affects how we think, feel, and act, according to mentalhealth.gov. When a person has poor mental health, it can affect them negatively, leading to physical health symptoms as well as strained relationships, mood … Continue reading “Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month”