Mental Wellness Blog & News

Time for self-care

Time for self-care

20.12.2018
Hopefully this holiday season will bring you joy and time for self-care Taking time to be with family and friends is super important. So is keeping yourself well, especially as we all know that the end of the year can be stressful due to work-related deadlines for many of us. Here is what we recommend for self-care: 1) Switch off your mobile device during the holidays. This enables you to...
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International Stress Awareness Week

International Stress Awareness Week

06.11.2018
An endless amount of things around you can trigger stress. Like technology we use (freezing of computer or app when you are most busy), unfriendly remarks (in social media), problems at work ('toxic' workplace or colleague), financial problems, family relations, etc. However, those outer triggers are not the real cause of stress. It is foolish to blame those triggers for our own inner stre...
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EXCELLENT MENTAL WELLNESS BOOSTS PRODUCTIVITY

EXCELLENT MENTAL WELLNESS BOOSTS PRODUCTIVITY

10.10.2018
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. When you are a modern tech entrepreneur or an office worker, we can assume that the proportions of work-related tasks placed upon you are approximately 10% physical and 90% mental. It is theref...
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Why Mental Wellness Matters for your team?

Why Mental Wellness Matters for your team?

01.10.2018
Back in 2017, CoFounder Magazine published an article by entrepreneur Marc Dillon entitled, ‘Stress Test’, it raised a question of how to effectively deal with stress as an entrepreneur and employer. Work-related stress clearly is the main obstacle that does not let you get the best results from the company that you lead. This article inspired Dr Helena Lass to...
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Why should your team strive for excellent mental wellness?

Why should your team strive for excellent mental wellness?

06.09.2018
Mental wellness is a proactive approach to mental health – it is the discipline that helps to keep all our inner capabilities in good shape. When people are equipped with effective methods to handle every-day challenges, pressures will not escalate to stress and from there on to burnout and mental illnesses like depression, anxiety, etc. Why prevent...
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Personal initiative as the key to success and mental wellness

Personal initiative as the key to success and mental wellness

17.08.2018
All success stems from personal initiative. When people are not engaged with what they do or feel passive they lack intrapersonal skills that enable them to take individual initiative. This means that their life is at a standstill until this changes.  Nature has organized us in an excellent way so that we can survive as physical entities without ever having to use our self-awareness a...
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New Path Towards Mental Wellness - Article in Thrive Global

New Path Towards Mental Wellness - Article in Thrive Global

03.07.2018
Good news! Dr Helena Lass has her second article published on Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global. It’s her sixth article published in UK, US and New Zealand media. We would be extremely happy if you could share those stories with your colleagues and friends. Dr. Lass’s latest article, 'New Path Towards Mental Wellness', maps out our inner systems and brings into focus ...
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Dr. Lass has Mental Wellness Article featured in New Zealand HR magazine!

Dr. Lass has Mental Wellness Article featured in New Zealand HR magazine!

26.06.2018
Focusing on mental wellness is an opportunity to positively influence the lives of all employees, entrepreneurs and achievers. In her latest article published in Human Resource Institute New Zealand (HRINZ) magazine entitled “High Performance is the Result of Mental Wellness”, Dr. Helena Lass discusses the importance of proactive mental wellness and the benefits it can bri...
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Dr. Lass has Mental Wellness Article featured on thriveglobal.com

Dr. Lass has Mental Wellness Article featured on thriveglobal.com

04.06.2018
“Positive stress is a double-edged sword. It releases energy for you to float high on the tides of life, but can just as quickly turn against you…” With burnout being one of the most common byproducts of our always-on society, it should not be taken so lightly. Burnout can have adverse effects on not only an individual’s mental wellness, but also a business’ profi...
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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

17.05.2018
With it being Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK this week (14-21 May 2018), HR Magazine UK has today published and shared an article entitled “Intrapersonal Skills As A Proactive Way To Personal Sustainability” written by Dr. Helena Lass.  The article pointed out that the business costs of poor mental health are increasing, and businesses can ...
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Dr. Helena Lass’ revolutionary approach to mental wellness

Dr. Helena Lass’ revolutionary approach to mental wellness

26.03.2018
The arena of mental health has been stagnating for some time, as there is no single gene known to cause psychiatric illnesses there are no simple medical solutions. Historically the focus on mental health topics has been placed upon disorders and the cure. The majority of methods in psychology have been developed as forms of intervention for a therapy setting and not as a proactive education. When...
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You can now join mental wellness e-trainings one team at a time

You can now join mental wellness e-trainings one team at a time

15.03.2018
Wellness Orbit’s new and innovative e-trainings have been on the market for a year. Despite the success, the most common question we have had from user feedback is: “Am I able to have Wellness Orbit only for certain teams within my company?” Absolutely, we hear you! From now on the answer is always, yes! We changed our pricing focus from whole companies and organi...
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How to maximize professional skills?

How to maximize professional skills?

27.02.2018
For any company, hiring an experienced and insightful professional who is already trained and fully competent is the dream for any employer. In reality, those organizations that have trained such people (and they do exist!), also value them enough to keep them. You, therefore, need to build your own talent. If you want to start retaining your own talent, you have probably wondered at some point...
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Intrapersonal skills enable professional skills to shine

Intrapersonal skills enable professional skills to shine

18.01.2018
It is time to take an 'inventory' of yourself to impact positively on your inner performance... Your awareness is probably used now like the next generation of supercomputer technology that is utilizing only a few outdated 'apps'. It is due to a reason that you let your brain/mind to run in the autopilot mode that utilizes a much-outdated 'monkey mind' app that is c...
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The year when pro-active mental wellness was born in a scalable format

The year when pro-active mental wellness was born in a scalable format

21.12.2017
2017 has been an amazing year for all of us in the team of Wellness Orbit. We started this year without any mental wellness trainings on the market. And we finished it with the best Christmas present that we could get. This best present is actually our newest client - the University of Tartu. What makes it so special? The University of Tartu is established in 1632 and is one of the o...
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