Month: April 2021

5 Tips for a More Successful Meditation Practice

Why Practice Meditation? “Our minds are constantly moving and worrying about deadlines, evaluating our own performance or that of others, or dwelling on interactions from the past,” explains Nina Smiley, PhD, director of mindfulness programming at Mohonk Mountain House in New York. Practicing meditation trains your mind to focus your awareness on the present, which slows your mind down …

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021

World Day for Safety and Health at Work World Day for Safety and Health at Work will take place this year on April 28! This day was declared by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally. World Day for Safety and Health at Work is an annual awareness-raising campaign “intended …

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Empower Your Employees to Recover from Burnout

The Solution to Burnout Yu Tse Heng is a doctoral candidate in management at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business and Kira Schabram is an assistant professor of organizational behavior at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. In a recent Harvard business review article, they discuss their latest research in regard …

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How To Help Your Employees Prevent Burnout in 2021

Employee Burnout According to Psychology Today, burnout is a state of chronic stress that leads to physical and emotional exhaustion, cynicism and detachment, as well as feelings of ineffectiveness or lack of accomplishment. Burnout, not just from work, but life, is becoming more and more common. The number of employees that reported feeling burnt out pre-pandemic was 42%, …

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How Mindfulness Can Help Reduce Stress

What is Mindfulness? According to Daniel J. Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, “mindfulness” is about being sensitive to novelty in our everyday experiences and no longer being on automatic. He explains that with mindful awareness the flow of energy and information that is our mind …

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National Public Health Week 2021

National Public Health Week During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association (APHA) brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW). This year, NPHW will be held from April 5-11, 2021. This is the time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are …

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April is Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness April marks the beginning of Stress Awareness Month! This observance is a national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress that are prevalent in our society. While this has been an ongoing campaign of awareness and education since 1992, there’s still a …

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