Mental Wellness Blog & News

New ways to deal with stress

New ways to deal with stress

02.04.2020
Stress is the adverse inner reaction that people experience when they come into contact with excessive pressures that they fail to handle. When there are too many outside triggers or stressors, like today amid COVID-19 pandemic and unfolding economic crisis, then our own inadequate inner reactions can easily cause us emotional and mental overload that leaves us incapable of dealing with stress ...
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Use your next coffee break to find out how to avoid stress and burnout

Use your next coffee break to find out how to avoid stress and burnout

11.03.2020
Today, Dr. Helena Lass launches a new short video on how to avoid stress and burnout in the workplace. This is for you, your friends, family or colleagues! It is time to stop the suffering.  It is time to learn intrapersonal skills and secure stress-free life! It is time to start enjoying your life and work. The overall costs of poor mental health in workplaces have incre...
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The proactive mental wellness approach for all employees has the best ROI

The proactive mental wellness approach for all employees has the best ROI

18.02.2020
The overall costs of poor mental health at work have again increased in the UK, according to a new report by Deloitte. In 2017, Deloitte UK published research that explored the benefits to employers of providing help for employees with their mental health in the workplace. Now Deloitte has updated its initial analysis to look again at the overall costs of poor mental health to UK em...
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INTRAPERSONAL SKILLS SECURE EXCELLENT MENTAL WELLNESS AT WORK

INTRAPERSONAL SKILLS SECURE EXCELLENT MENTAL WELLNESS AT WORK

29.01.2020
The common problem related to mental health at work such as stress, burnout or even mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression are the result of not having good mental wellness.  Somehow people hope that they can just have mental well-being without doing anything for their own inner wellness. This hope is false as in 2018/19 stress, depression or anxiety accounted for 44% of all ...
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Work related stress at Christmas: how to take care of myself?

Work related stress at Christmas: how to take care of myself?

12.12.2019
While some of us love the festive season, others fear the time off. Why? First, there are those stressful moments and deadlines before the festivities and then there is the time where you need to perform well in front of your family and friends. But this might be difficult if your mind is a mess and you cannot let go of work-related thoughts.  Even if you have a stressful job or feel ...
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HOW TO BE A MENTAL WELLNESS PIONEER

HOW TO BE A MENTAL WELLNESS PIONEER

14.11.2019
The proactive mental wellness approach at work is new and supports good work results. The fact is, we all have mental health. We have it when we feel well and when we feel ill.  FACT: We all have to consider workplace mental health To promote a proactive mental health approach at work enables employers to support good working practice and brings measurable results. In ...
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STOP SELF-SABOTAGING MENTAL HEALTH AT WORK

STOP SELF-SABOTAGING MENTAL HEALTH AT WORK

10.10.2019
Today’s workplaces demand success, securing good healthy attitudes towards mental wellness can secure the company’s future prosperity financially, productively and improve staff loyalty. Why is this? In modern workplaces, we rely heavily on our inner mental functions to get the work done. Still, up to now, we have been reactive to our mental functioning and act only when str...
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HOW TO REMOVE A TOXIC WORK ENVIRONMENT?

HOW TO REMOVE A TOXIC WORK ENVIRONMENT?

18.09.2019
Intrapersonal education is the key to business success and employee engagement. Let’s look at what happens when people fail to have good intrapersonal skills? Our inner processes trigger reactivity and this reactivity is what leads to work-related interpersonal conflicts. As we have noticed ‘toxic’ relations at work environment are getting bigger as employees fail to ...
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WHY INTRAPERSONAL SKILLS MATTER MORE THAN INTERPERSONAL SKILLS?

WHY INTRAPERSONAL SKILLS MATTER MORE THAN INTERPERSONAL SKILLS?

22.08.2019
We often think that the person with the most professional skills or technical knowledge will get promoted fastest and achieve the best work results. But is this really the case? When we face work-related pressures or come into contact with possible stress triggers it is not a lack of professional skills that stop us. What truly stops us is:  Our inner reactions to outside sit...
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Burnout classified as occupational phenomenon

Burnout classified as occupational phenomenon

06.06.2019
Last week the World Health Organization (WHO) included employee burnout in its 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) as an occupational phenomenon. Burnout is described in the chapter, "Factors influencing health status or contact with health services" and includes reasons why people contact health services but&n...
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PRODUCTIVITY IS DIRECTLY DEPENDENT ON INTRAPERSONAL SKILLS

PRODUCTIVITY IS DIRECTLY DEPENDENT ON INTRAPERSONAL SKILLS

28.05.2019
The current dominating and outdated paradigm is that mental health problems are caused by external factors and those external things and situations cause stress, burnout, depression, and anxiety, needs serious rethought. We consider it totally natural to blame others and outer situations for our mental health issues and neglect our own personal responsibility, le...
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HOW TO PREVENT STRESS AND BURNOUT IN THE WORKPLACE?

HOW TO PREVENT STRESS AND BURNOUT IN THE WORKPLACE?

07.05.2019
As you are aware April was Stress Awareness Month in the UK? What did you change in your life? What did your employees obtain in new skills for preventing stress and burnout? Last year's Health and Safety Executive reported1 that "stress, depression or anxiety accounted for 57% of all working days lost due to ill health" in the United Kingdom. Some other studies pro...
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Strategic Partnership for making proactive mental wellness accessible in New Zealand

Strategic Partnership for making proactive mental wellness accessible in New Zealand

16.04.2019
In New Zealand, every year one in five will be diagnosed with a mental illness and many more will struggle without seeking help. Mental disorders are the third leading cause of health loss for New Zealanders. As recently discussed at the World Economic Forum by New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, this problem needs a more preventative approach. Wellness Orbit is pl...
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High profile mental health panel in Davos

High profile mental health panel in Davos

26.03.2019
Mental health was a hot topic at the 2019 World Economic Forum’s annual meeting held in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos. For the first time ever, there was a separate Mental Health Panel featuring very high profile speakers such as the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, and Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand. To be honest, such high level discussion surprised ev...
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Intrapersonal skills are the foundation of work-life integration

Intrapersonal skills are the foundation of work-life integration

07.03.2019
“The concept of the work-life balance has always been false and is a long-outdated approach.” In her latest article, 'Balancing act to integrate work and life', published by UK's leading independent HR publication Personnel Today, Dr. Helena Lass explores how intrapersonal skills enable us to stay fully focused on the actual task at han...
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