Feeling genuinely valued and appreciated in the workplace has a tremendous impact on employee satisfaction, engagement, and performance. However, in many workplaces, managers and leadership often forget to recognize the hard work of their staff. When employees feel their efforts go unnoticed, they begin to experience a decline in morale, disengagement, and burnout. As an […]
Category: Work Wellness
Well, I’ve got news, it is not! Think about all the cliches that people use when it comes to crises. Aren’t these little adages just an attempt to put a positive spin on something we do not like? It often boils down to a simple theme, and I know you know this to be true […]
Don’t you love this time of the year, the start of it? In many ways, the New Year lies before us like the perfect country road in the spring, a new year of growth.
As we head into the final month of the calendar year, now that Black Friday is over, the focus starts to sprint towards Christmas. I want to ask if you would take a couple of minutes to think about the thinking.
Doesn’t it feel like sometimes we are caught in a squeeze play? The pressure of completing work assignments, family responsibilities, and meeting workplace expectations, all while maintaining our mental health, yet are we given the authority to make those necessary, final decisions?
The hardest part of wellness, or at least for most of the people I talk with, is to stop thinking of it as not being sick or ill. Yet there is nothing that new. I want to share a poem called And the People Stayed Home’ at the end of this newsletter, but read and then notice the year it was written!
Unplugging will not Recharge us; recreation is about re-creat-ing! This morning I want to take a nod to those of you with kids who have a March Break. I want to offer some ideas to ensure that you recharge but also own the fact that recreation is about re-creat-ing. One of the greatest ironies is […]
For February, I thought I’d honour Groundhog Day. It seems to be a constant theme for so many of us! I am sure you have seen it in others, as I have, yet when we look in the mirror, do we not see the same pattern? I know I get caught on this treadmill. But […]
Had a fascinating experience the other day. To be honest, having my office with a big front window sometimes feels like I am practicing being one of those nosey neighbours or retired ones.
Here Are 3 Strategies For Weathering The September Storm Are you weathering the September storm? Last week I talked about the range of emotions people feel as they send their kids back to school and return to the office. How do you tame those emotions? How do you run towards the roar? Here are three […]