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Four Components of Psychologically Safe Workplaces

What is Psychological Safety? In a recent WELCOA article, Dr. Patricia Grabarek and Dr. Katina Sawyer, the co-founders of Workr Beeing, discuss psychologically safe workplaces. They explain that psychological safety means that there is a “shared belief that a team is safe for interpersonal risk-taking.” Having a sense of psychologically safety has been linked to …

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Tips for Keeping your Mind Young and Sharp

Mental Decline Mental decline is very common, and it’s one of the most feared aspects of aging. Symptoms include: Forgetfulness Inability to focus or keep your train of thought Feeling overwhelmed when making decisions or planning Trouble understanding instructions Feeling lost in familiar environments Depression, irritability, anxiety and/or apathy While everyone’s brain and mental function …

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Responding to the Delta Variant in the Workplace

The COVID-19 Delta Variant As stated by the CDC, the COVID-19 delta variant is more than 2x as contagious as previous variants and data shows that it causes more severe illness than previous strains. As we head into cold and flu season, we are seeing the delta variant causing infections and hospitalizations to rise again …

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Practicing Meditation for Improved Sleep

Aspects of Meditation Meditation is a mind and body practice that has been a way to encourage physical relaxation, calmness, psychological balance, and wellbeing for centuries. While there is no single one type of meditation, all practices have a few things in common: The elimination of distractions around you. A specific, comfortable posture such as …

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Employee Well-Being is the Future

The Future of Work The importance of employee well-being was gaining traction even before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The hardships over the past year and half though, has accelerated the movement and proven that employee well-being is essential for resilience and growth. The Future Workplace 2021 HR Sentiment recently found that employee well-being …

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Helping Ensure Your Child Has a Healthy and Safe School Year

The 2021-2022 School Year While some schools brought students and employees back to campus in either hybrid or fully open operations this past school year, many have remained virtual. For the 2021-2022 school year, though, a majority are hoping to return to 100% in-person learning. We know how many parents and children alike have been anxiously …

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Prevention Series: Preventative Screenings

What are Preventative Screenings? Many people have heard of preventive health screenings, but may not fully understand what they are. These are tests and screenings that look for diseases before symptoms are present. Preventive screenings are not only cost effective for all those involved, but they also help increase the life expectancy of patients who participate in …

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Prevention Series: Annual Check-Ups

Why Schedule Annual Check-Ups? Most people only schedule doctor’s appointments when they are feeling sick. However, did you know that you should be scheduling annual check-ups with your doctor every year? These annual visits with your doctor are extremely important because they provide a time to discuss information not typically covered during a regular doctor’s appointment. …

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