Linked – Technostress is killing productivity. Culture is the cure.
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Linked – Technostress is killing productivity. Culture is the cure.

What work-life balance? In the past, employees were able to focus on work while at work and personal lives while not at work. Today, smartphones and communication and social apps keep a constant stream of work and personal messages coming in 24 hours a day, and it’s taking a toll. That’s not work-life balance. That’s,…

Linked – Five Reasons Why Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health
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Linked – Five Reasons Why Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health

While traveling a lot for work can be a source of stress, and anxiety, not traveling at all is not the answer, because we also need the break that traveling gives us. Apart from the obvious fact that you don’t have to go to work (and can legit eat pizza for breakfast), traveling gives you…

Linked – When Bar Examiners Become Mental Health Experts
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Linked – When Bar Examiners Become Mental Health Experts

If we want to encourage people to get help for mental health issues, we have to not also turn around and use that against them. Seems to me this process may be doing exactly that to potential lawyers, a group with a higher rate of mental health issues to start with. “The most stressful question…

Linked – 300,000 People Leave Their Job Yearly Due To Poor Mental Health
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Linked – 300,000 People Leave Their Job Yearly Due To Poor Mental Health

The number, 300,000, is from the UK. I have no doubt a similar survey in the US would results in millions of people fitting this bill. And most of them have a similar story to tell: “She went on to explain that every Thursday she’d have to take the afternoon off and spoke to her…

Linked – What Happens to Mental Health at Work When Our Devices Know How We Feel?
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Linked – What Happens to Mental Health at Work When Our Devices Know How We Feel?

This is an interesting possibility: “The potential to use this data to promote workplace wellness is unparalleled,” Torous declares. “Such data may even help predict future mood states of teams and individuals — for example, proactively signaling when an employee may benefit from a day off to care for their mental health. Of course, such apps…

World Mental Health Day – Mental Health in the Workplace
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World Mental Health Day – Mental Health in the Workplace

As you may or may not know. October 10 is recognized by the World Health Organization as “Mental Health Day”. As it turns out, this year the focus is on mental health in the workplace. During our adult lives, a large proportion of our time is spent at work. Our experience in the workplace is…