Throughout my professional career, I have seen the topic of self-care come up rarely. It’s a shame, because it is not a nice-to-have; it is crucial to my well-being. Life is busy, and the workplace can be overwhelming.
All of us experience stress from time to time. A certain amount of positive stress (known as “eustress”) motivates us, but too much negative stress has a detrimental impact on our lives.
A trigger is any stimulus that you perceive to be stressful. It may be a specific person, a topic you believe is risky, a power difference or an unusual context. In other words, any of the situations above, and countless more, can be triggers.
When you think of safety training, you probably think of topics like slips, trips and falls and OSHA. The modern world raises the need for nontraditional topics for your safety training program to keep your employees protected and secure.
Corporate traumatic stress disorder (CTSD) is caused by persistent exposure to the low-level psychological stress and anxiety created by many corporate cultures.
Resilience is growth as a whole person – a learned fitness for life, work and education. Through resilience skills, we master the ability to bounce from adversity, connect with others, and discover flow in our life and work.
Many companies around the world believe they have found one of the most successful workforce development programs to help improve the performance and lives of their employees: corporate mindfulness.
Stress can manifest in several problems at work, including lower productivity and morale and higher absenteeism and turnover. Fortunately, there are several strategies L&D can use to help employees manage stress.
When we are triggered during training, there is nowhere to run, and we are forced to manage it in the moment.
Running an organization built on the foundational belief that work and life should be synonymous is no easy feat. Yet, when we look at why prioritizing work and life is necessary, it is clear to most of us that it matters.