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September 6, 2018
by Tina Arnoldi

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Entrepreneurs Say Investing in Mindfulness at Work Pays Off

September 6, 2018 09:00 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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Mindfulness is a hot topic. Researchers study the impact of mindfulness on the brain and advocates insist it improves their well being. It is more than personal improvement as mindfulness programs have reached into the workplace. A study published in Journal of Occupational Health Psychology in August of this year found that participants in mindfulness training improved their focus at work and had a slight increase in job satisfaction. [More]

March 29, 2018
by Tracey Block

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Industry Experts Discuss Taking Time off Work for Mental Health

March 29, 2018 17:03 by Tracey Block  [About the Author]

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Have you ever taken time off from work because of a cold, flu or other physical ailment that needed attention? If so, you may have felt comfortable chatting about it when you returned to work—healthy and ready to get back at it. But the situation is often daunting for employees who need to take time off work for mental health illnesses—and then transition back into the workplace. How can you comfortably navigate information sharing about your mental health challenges at work? [More]

March 13, 2018
by Tracey Block

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Time change, circadian rhythm and mental illnesses

March 13, 2018 21:17 by Tracey Block  [About the Author]

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Setting the clock ahead an hour in the spring, or back an hour in the fall, is known to make people feel sleepy and cranky while they adjust to the time change. The body's natural circadian rhythm can be briefly--and negatively--impacted by these time changes. And now, researchers are recognizing that jet lag from long distance travel can cause negative effects not only to one's physical--but to one's long-term psychological health. [More]