What to do when we question whether life is worth living

What to do when we question whether life is worth living

If you trip and fall while walking across the street, what are the chances you will skin your knees?

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A plan to make happiness happen

A plan to make happiness happen

How significant is depression as a global cause of disability? 

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The key to creating your own good luck

The key to creating your own good luck

How much do you think having a good day is due to luck?

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How to say no at work nicely

How to say no at work nicely

How often do you say yes to your manager when you would rather say no?

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Why a glass of water can make you more productive

Why a glass of water can make you more productive

How much do you pay attention to your daily hydration levels?

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How workplaces can improve mental health support

How workplaces can improve mental health support

How can we make mental health support more accessible to more people?

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How leadership can impact workplace mental health

How leadership can impact workplace mental health

Thousands of books claim to include the most important knowledge and skills required to be an excellent leader. However, there’s much less written on the key knowledge and skills required for a leader to effectively prevent stigma, promote mental health and support employees’ mental health in the workplace.

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Awareness is the first step to promote mental health in the workplace

Awareness is the first step to promote mental health in the workplace

Do you know when someone is having a bad day? Do you notice their facial expressions, body language, even tone of voice and words? Would you know how to determine if they may be experiencing more than stress, perhaps a mental health crisis?

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Small steps can lead to big change in curbing mental illness in the workplace

Small steps can lead to big change in curbing mental illness in the workplace

Sometimes we don’t need another program; we need a movement to make lasting change.

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There is no work-life balance - but how you blend your time matters

There is no work-life balance - but how you blend your time matters

So, how are you managing your work-life balance?

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Caring employers boost productivity of their staff, survey finds

Caring employers boost productivity of their staff, survey finds

What is one of your most important assets that predicts your organization’s success?

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Winning workplaces put flexibility first

Winning workplaces put flexibility first

Flexibility is top of the mind this year: flexibility in the workplace, flexibility in employee relations. This can mean everything from varied office hours and working from home to creating a more adaptable office culture and open-door communication.

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Employee Recommended Workplace Award celebrates 11 organizations that earned top scores

Employee Recommended Workplace Award celebrates 11 organizations that earned top scores

Eleven organizations earned the highest scores, highlighting their excellence in achieving a healthy, engaged and productive workforce, to become top category winners at the second annual Employee Recommended Workplace Award.

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Medium-sized companies get top health scores in benchmark report

This article highlights some findings from the total health benchmarks from the 2017 Employee Recommended Workplace Award. 

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Write away your stress with a journal

How do you objectively evaluate each day as being positive or negative?

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Winners see award as ‘validation that we’re doing the right thing’

Nine companies win top prize at the inaugural Employee Recommended Workplace Award ceremony.

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The winning formulas for workplace wellness

Health and wellness can be many things to many people, and individuals will always have a preference over what works for them.

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Sensitivity grows for workplace mental illness

Every week, half a million workers in Canada call in sick because of mental health problems.

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Employee Recommended Workplace Award finalists announced

Thirty-two Canadian companies have earned the distinction of being named an Employee Recommended Workplace in the first year of the awards developed by Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail.

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Why you need a mental health leader

This is part of a series examining the mental health experience in Canada’s workplaces.

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Should my company hire someone to implement a mental health strategy?

This is part of a series examining the mental health experience in Canada’s workplaces.

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A step by step plan to improve workplace mental health


This is part of a series examining the mental health experience in Canada’s workplaces. 
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