Work Life Balance

For a lot of people, the pursuit of a healthy work/life balance seems like an impossible goal. With so many of us torn between juggling heavy workloads, managing relationships and family responsibilities, and squeezing in outside interests, it’s no surprise that more than one in four Americans describe themselves as “super stressed.” And that’s not balanced—or healthy.[…]

Protecting Your Mental Health In The Midst Of ‘Always-On’ Work Culture

Create Boundaries And Check In With Yourself   Social Worker Ebony Davis offers strategies helpful for people needing support in remaining emotionally and mentally regulated amid today’s demanding work culture.   Employee burnout has always been a work issue across industries, but in recent years, specifically the last two, the problem has only intensified amongst working[…]

Your Guilt-Free Guide to Taking a Mental Health Day

When stress gets the best of you, don’t think twice about taking a personal day. Learn how to take a successful mental health day that leaves your brain actually feeling better. Just because you’re not coughing up phlegm or in bed with a fever doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a day off. No, that doesn’t[…]

5 Ways the Change of Seasons Might Affect Your Mental Health … and what you can do about it.

Sometimes it can seem like it’s mandatory to like fall. Everyone is abuzz with talk of pumpkin spice lattes, sweater weather, and rain boots. If seasonal changes are difficult for you, you might feel alone. The truth is that for many people, the transition to fall is tough and the transition to winter is even[…]

How to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

Feeling overworked? You are not alone. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s 2020 Better Life Index found that the U.S. ranks 30th out of 40 countries in terms of time devoted to leisure and personal care. With fewer Americans commuting to workplaces during the coronavirus pandemic, many are using that time to work even more, leading some[…]

Watch your back: The right way to lift objects

From boxes of paper near the printer to large packages in the mailroom, office settings contain a number of objects – some quite heavy – that require manual lifting. Are you following safe lifting practices?   It’s important to know how to lift the right way. According to the 2017 edition of Injury Facts, a National[…]