New Study Finds Employees Prefer AI Mental Health Support

July 22, 2021

A recent global survey conducted by HCM Oracle has confirmed employee mental health is a crisis of top priority—and the solution preferred by most employees is AI mental health support. 82% of People Prefer Robots to Humans in Mental Health Care Many employees are hesitant to speak with management about their mental health. Instead, according to the Orace study, they indicate a preference…

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Promoting a Continuum of Mental Health Care for Students

July 22, 2021

Currently, one in five children ages 13-18 are living with a mental health condition (Walker, 2018). Although the majority of students with a mental health disorder respond positively to qualified healthcare, 70% do not receive adequate treatment (Walker, 2018). Contributing to the lack of support provided for children struggling with mental health problems is a severe shortage of qualified school counselors and psychologists. However, even…

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What You Need to Know About Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT)

June 24, 2021

What is Solution-Focused Therapy?             Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT) is a form of counseling or psychotherapy that focuses on discovering solutions by drawing from personal strength and resources. Most traditional therapies focus on problems and traumas in the past; SFT looks toward the future and takes a goal-oriented approach. This form of therapy can be extremely beneficial in certain situations. Use Cases for SFT…

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How To Foster Emotional Wellbeing and Resilience in Your Children

June 24, 2021

Although childhood is often thought of as a carefree and idyllic stage of life, the reality is that life doesn’t exempt children from challenging situations. It doesn’t take long for every child to experience some form of stress, adversity, failure, or emotional pain. Without support and guidance, facing these challenges can feel overwhelming to a child. Fortunately, parents are uniquely situated to coach…

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5 Negative Thought Patterns and How to Avoid Them

June 8, 2021

We’ve all experienced the consequences of allowing negative thought patterns to control our emotional state. All too often, counterproductive thoughts can turn into an insidious habit, undermining our emotional health and sabotaging mental clarity. One of the first and biggest steps in taking charge of repetitive and self-destructive thought habits is simply in recognizing them for what they are. Black and white thinking…

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How to Cope With Negative Emotions

June 8, 2021

Emotions are a critical part of our lives. Whether positive or negative, our feelings provide shades of meaning and beauty to our experiences. They can also present a significant challenge when we find ourselves stuck in a negative emotional state. How should we handle negative emotions? Should emotions be allowed to run their course, or should they be stuffed away and denied? It…

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Burnout in the Workplace: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

June 8, 2021

Burnout describes a state of severe mental, physical, or emotional exhaustion in response to prolonged or chronic work-related stress. Burnout often carries with it a sense of cynicism and discouragement regarding one’s professional ability. If left ignored, workplace burnout can even increase the risk for serious illnesses such as depression, diabetes, and heart disease. As a business owner, we know that you want…

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5 Breathing Techniques to Reduce Anxiety

May 23, 2021

Breathwork is an ancient practice that has been largely lost. You can use controlled breathing to manage stress, reduce anxiety, and improve overall health and wellbeing. In our first post in this series, we explored the science and physiology behind why and how breathing techniques work to reduce anxiety and stress. Today, we’re taking a deeper look at some specific breathing disciplines. In…

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How Breathing Exercises Can Reduce Anxiety

May 23, 2021

Struggling with anxiety takes a toll both emotionally and physically. Have you ever noticed how your body feels when anxiety begins to rise? The muscles around your neck and shoulders get tense, your breathing becomes rapid and shallow, you may even experience dizziness and a racing heart. Our minds and bodies are connected. Through research into the physiological characteristics of anxiety, we’re learning…

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How Focusing on Mental Wellbeing is Good for Business

May 23, 2021

A company’s success is defined not only by profit and revenues, but also its ability to attract, inspire, and retain talented staff. A critical piece of achieving this success is understanding and fostering emotional wellbeing among employees. Assessing Employee Emotional Wellbeing in Your Workplace Emotional wellbeing determines an individual’s ability to cope with stressors. It describes a resiliency capable of managing unpleasant feelings…

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