Elevating mental wellness through systematic proactive approach

Elevating mental wellness through systematic proactive approach

Prevention is frequently regarded as something that allows the detection of health problems in the early stages when they are often more easily treatable and effectively controllable. However, this is already a late phase of prevention.

Early prevention is proactive and in the case of mental health, it helps maintain people's mental wellness, thereby improving the overall quality of life.

Self-education in the field of intrapersonal skills is a remarkably effective preventive method that enables one to continue an active and fulfilling life even when faced with significant challenges and seeking ways to overcome them.

Arianna Huffington has said, "Create a wellbeing culture, a healthy workforce is a productive workforce". There is profound truth in this sentiment as only healthy minds can work well.

Unlocking the power of your mind

When you are an entrepreneur or an office worker, we can assume that the proportions of work-related tasks placed upon you are approximately 10% physical skills and 90% mental skills. It is therefore imperative to acquire practical and applicable intrapersonal skills so that you can have good self-leadership in difficult situations and secure your own mental wellness regardless of the challenges you face.

When people have not acquired intrapersonal skills they don't have the needed inner capabilities to address internal problems, especially when met with difficult situations and challenging times.

Inner hazards such as fatigue, exhaustion, lack of sleep, irritability, boredom, lack of engagement, etc. can eventually lead to absenteeism, presenteeism, stress, burnout and depression and as demonstrated in our earlier blogs can have an enormous financial impact on workplaces.

By giving mental wellness its rightful place in the corporate wellbeing culture we can begin to start normalizing the situation. For that, you need mental wellness gym trainings that can improve the intrapersonal skills of your staff so that they can take control over their own actions and work results.

We all possess minds, and regardless of our position, age, or location, it is imperative that we nurture our mental well-being.

Exploring the 7 Essential Mental Wellness Factors for a Healthier Life

Let us take a closer look at the seven factors that need to be considered when looking to improve employee mental wellness:

  1. Wellbeing of the individual is the foundation of workplace wellbeing. It is self-governance through intrapersonal skills that secure productive and responsible behavior within the teams and the wider company.

    When introducing any wellness or productivity program, mental wellness elements should be included. Given the scarcity of psychiatrists and other mental wellness professionals, prioritizing prevention is essential, and the time to act is now. The easy-to-use and practical courses on our site allow you to develop skills that secure excellent mind health.
  2. Mental wellness is as equally important as physical wellness. Lack of self-motivation, feelings of resistance, psychological fatigue, desire for constant eating, old habits and procrastination are in this context all internal obstacles that can hinder both wellbeing and productivity.

    Work stress severely undermines the immune system which often results in common viral and bacterial infections. By learning how to manage their inner processes, people can stay healthy for longer and mindfully take care of their minds and bodies.

    A collective of fit minds is thus ultimately also resulting in less downtime and health-related absence. Mental wellness is truly an investment that offers tenfold ROI.
  3. Know how to identify the signs of mental health problems and acquire skills to stay well. It is a brilliant idea to have essential information about stress, burnout, depression, anxiety and addiction (like, smoking, drinking or digital hyperconnectivity) topics that work against your own wellness. The frequency and intensity of these disturbances can be reduced significantly when paired up with practical and applicable intrapersonal skills.

    When you know how to spot and prevent ill health, it will be more straightforward to motivate yourself to acquire what are the basics of securing your mental wellness. Have you heard the saying that a healthy body equals a healthy mind? How is it then that a person with mental illness can fool us that he or she is well all the while actually drowning with their problems inside? In actuality, it is more accurate to say, those who possess a healthy mind almost always have a healthy body!
  4. Allow people to acquire intrapersonal skills as this is the path to making proactive mental wellness a priority for everyone on your team. If your employees use their heads to work, then the mental tool is their prime asset and driver of productivity.

    Side by side with stress management, this is the second core component of mental wellness. It spans over many areas such as the ability to express ideas clearly, the ability to calm the mind (for less stress and better sleeping), information processing, use of memory, time management, the ability to plan and visualize, management of worry and negative self-talk, etc.
  5. Who is the leader in you and what are the objects that can be led within you? This view is very similar to leadership principles in companies. For example, most people try to lead their thoughts with other kinds of thoughts and fail. Also, you cannot overcome negative self-talk with positive affirmations. It only creates inner conflicts on your mental level.

    Every person possesses an ability to notice – noticing is based on using our own awareness. Deliberate applied awareness brings better concentration, faster information processing, develops intuition and is the universal starting point we all need to learn to secure our own mental wellness. Once we know how to observe and notice different internal processes we can learn to lead them! Awareness thus is the tool allowing you to lead your thoughts at will.
  6. Understanding why related to work can make a substantial difference. People are curious, they want to understand why they need to do what they do. Seeing that your work and life matter is part of good mind health and company productivity. You can't replace a lack of ethics and lack of initiative with rules only.

    Rules are often perceived as commands that are forced upon us and without a deeper understanding of why a certain rule is needed it will be easily ignored. Therefore, whenever introducing a new rule or even company policy, discuss with your employees the why behind it. Such discussions help immensely if you can provide a clear overview of the bigger picture behind changes. And if there is no compelling reason for another rule, – maybe it is unnecessary.

    Could it be that what people truly require is a stronger sense of self-leadership and better intrapersonal skills instead?

    People are more cooperative and productive when it is comprehensible what is going on and see how those things are interconnected to their own work and internal processes. It aids them to see their own role in your business and secures good and meaningful work results. After all, carrying out a pointless task/job is often the start of the downward spiral towards a meaningless life and self-blame, especially if someone also has a difficult situation in their personal life.
  7. Learning to relax remains the key to mental wellness. Learning the proper relaxation techniques can secure better quality sleep and boost the immune system to facilitate peak performance.

    Taking time off (not taking time to browse social media) enables us to enter contact with our own inner qualities. When was the last time you listened to the sounds of nature? One silence in nature? Or enjoyed inner silence?

    The constant fast pace of thoughts and rally of our emotions is not relaxing. We all need to step out of this and merely be with our family, take peaceful moments to enjoy good food and talk with each other about things that truly matter to us. TV, social media and hyper-connectivity often come at the expense of quality sleep and relaxation. When they do, your mental wellness is not on a sustainable course. It is ok, to utilize all modern tech and social media, but not with the expense of less time for relaxation and family relations.

Prevention involves mastering the attributes found on the positive end of the mental health spectrum.

Obtaining good intrapersonal skills is the only sustainable path to securing mental wellness.

For most of us, there are still numerous things that we need to learn about our own inner world. Awareness-based intrapersonal skills are universal skills based on the practical understanding of what goes on inside of us. It is our awareness that enables us to notice our thoughts and feelings before they develop to the point where they cause a cascade of problematic consequences.

Only when we know how we can remain calm, engaged and productive or rest well when out of the office, we can thrive. 


Knowledge of how to handle all inner or intrapersonal problems should be actively encouraged and provided in a proactive and pre-emptive manner.

After all, what is the use of an employee with a healthy body, who isn't engaged and aware of what he needs to do as he is often emotionally disturbed and mentally unproductive?

This is our blog number 100 and it is writteb by Kaur Lass