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Mental health in the workplace: 5 ways to manage stress

mental health in the workplace

Stress caused by work can have one of the biggest impacts on our mental health. That’s why, for Mental Health Awareness Week, we have compiled five ways to manage your workplace stress.


Wellness at work: 5 ways to wellbeing

workplace wellbeing

Wellbeing is something we are told we need to achieve in order to find happiness both at work and in our personal lives. But achieving wellness can feel like something of a mystery. So, in our new eBook, Wellbeing at Work, we’ve broken down five ways to wellbeing. These five separate areas of focus can support an individual’s sense of personal wellbeing both inside and outside of the workplace.


3 key principles for success

In today’s world, it is more important than ever to cut through the noise and stand out to be successful. Whether that is through building your own venture or having a more corporate career, the end game is to achieve what you define as your success. Here are three key steps to success.


Why L&D is crucial to mental health at work

Sleep, exercise, work-life balance and a healthy diet. These are all well-known components of a lifestyle that promotes good mental health. Many workplaces invest in the mental wellbeing of their employees by providing services that encourage a healthy lifestyle such as discounts on fitness centres, cycling to work policies and working from home schemes. However, organisations tend to forget about one of the most impactful factors of the mental health of their employees: learning. 


5 ways Positive Psychology can change your life

Positive Psychology, often referred to as the “Science of Happiness and Well-being”, is a fairly new academic area that looks at situations, emotions or actions that help individuals find meaning, purpose and a sense of accomplishment. Introducing some of the theories and practices that promote positive psychology can help individuals lead a more successful and flourishing life, both personally and professionally. Let’s look at 5 of them.


Mindfulness in Pakistan: 7 ways mindfulness can help your business 

mindfulnessMindfulness and mental health are becoming a focus in Pakistan with new studies emerging about the importance of wellness in the workplace. And as Stress Awareness month comes to a close, making mindfulness a priority in the workplace will not only save employees stress but also save companies money. So, how can this mindfulness business help your business?  (more..)

Why these 4 top companies swear by mindfulness at work

mindfulnessAs a manager, encouraging employees to take a moment away from the fast-paced speed of the modern workplace to slow down and feel present can seem paradoxical to most companies’ goals. However, once the 2500-year-old Eastern practice of mindfulness became a popular tool for self-help, it quickly gained credibility with businesses and has had a positive impact on employees’ focus, productivity, decision-making, and overall well-being.

According to the Harvard Business Review, Mindfulness as a leadership strategy can help employees to be more effective by directing focus, managing stress and developing emotional intelligence. This is why many top companies swear by practicing mindfulness at work. Let’s look at a few of them.  (more..)

4 mindful tips to increase self-awareness

mindfulnessBecoming aware of your emotions takes practice. At first, you may have a hard time identifying the specific emotions that you are feeling but your ability to note what you are experiencing will improve in time. Here are 4 ways to increase your self-awareness. (more..)

Three approaches to mindful leadership

mindful leadershipA mindful approach to leadership is very effective for a successful manager in the modern business world. The idea of what a leader looks like has heavily altered from the authoritarian, controlling manager who sits in an office behind a glass wall we once imagined. Leaders today inspire, motivate, manage and lead by example. 

 Mindful leadership is an opportunity for leaders to explore a new way of doing business in a cut-throat environment that no longer dishonours our integrity and helps us create a greater life balance. Mindful leadership is a modern art form. Let’s take a look at what this art looks and sounds like in the real world. (more..)

#MindfulHacks — So, Are You Now A Top Mindful Fish?

Other pieces in this short series of #MindfulHacks to help you to become a Top Mindful Fish have also been available on Thoughts And Ideas on Medium.

And in previous instalments we’ve looked at what Mindfulness really means in practice — How it can help prepare and educate our children for their future — Improve business performance — & take you from being a good leader to being a really great one!