Insight into How We Think

Thought-provoking articles designed to challenge the way we think about mental health in the workplace.

Why Your Employees Aren’t Calling Your EAP

Robert’s colleague told him that the employee assistance program was here somewhere…he clicks on a few more boxes and he seems to be now going in roundabouts. I was just on this page, he curses to himself. He begins to get frustrated; he can feel his hand become...

The 1 question to create an effective mental health workplace strategy

When it comes to mental health strategy in the workplace, I genuinely believe that it all comes back to a simple question that we need to ask in the beginning of its inception. What is the problem we are trying to solve, and who is this going to help? As covered in my...

Why your workplace needs to start giving a damn about mental health

Each year has 365 days, and, of those 365 days, we work on average 260 of them. That is over 70% of our days spent going to a workplace, be it physical or virtual, and being part of something that hasn’t traditionally been considered “our personal life”. But, as many...

Struggling With Emotion? Here’s what you can do.

She wished they understood. As she sits there, staring out of her window, she can feel her entire body feel the emotional pain that is seeping within it. She doesn’t know how to express herself to figure out the pulsating mood inside. She doesn’t know how to...

Tough Times are Temporary

Every day, over the past few months, I have woken up with a different emotion pressing against me. It might have been anything. Sadness, fatigue, gratitude, anger, confusion, exhaustion, hopeful, perplexed, tired... Some days I have woken up in a blur, wondering what...

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