Mental Wellness Blog & News

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“The concept of the work-life balance has always been false and is a long-outdated approach.”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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Mental fitness – the source for good life and business

Mental fitness – the source for good life and business

24.01.2019
While physical fitness has been high on the list for people and employers alike, we still fail to see that we need a similar proactive approach also for our own mental fitness. As training, our mind demands a very similar approach like going to the gym we have developed the world’s first mental wellness gym for teams. The only difference is that all the trainings in this mental wellness g...
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Mental wellness got more attention than ever before

Mental wellness got more attention than ever before

15.01.2019
How was your year?  We often measure results of a good or bad year with external factors, based on what we achieved in the physical world: a new car, a new phone, or a new relationship (be it business/work or personal life related), etc. How often do you stop to reflect on what you achieved in your inner domain? For example: Are you are more productive and engage...
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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 t...
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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, external crisis, difficult family relations, etc. However, those outer triggers are not the real cause of stress. It is foolish to blame those trig...
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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 t...
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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 t...
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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 practical and applicable 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...
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'New Path Towards Mental Wellness' – article by Dr. Helena Lass in Thrive Global

'New Path Towards Mental Wellness' – article by Dr. Helena Lass in Thrive Global

03.07.2018
Good news! Our founder Dr. Helena Lass has her second article published on Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global. It’s her sixth article published in global media. We would be extremely happy if you could share those mental wellness articles with your colleagues and friends. Dr. Lass’s latest article, 'New Path Towards Mental Wellness', maps out our inner system...
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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 proactively is an opportunity to positively influence the lives of all employees, entrepreneurs and achievers. Excellent mental fitness is key for using your brain in the most effective way of solving work-related tasks. In her latest article published in Human Resource Institute New Zealand (HRINZ) magazine entitled “High Performance is the Resu...
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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’s 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 our founder Dr. Helena Lass.  The article pointed out that the business costs of poor mental health are increasing, and bus...
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