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Top Three Workplace Wellbeing Articles - Week of June 8, 2018

June 08 2018 / by Mari Ryan

news 48268157_m_123rf.jpgEach week I read a number of workplace wellbeing articles from various online resources. Here are my top three picks from this week on our theme of resilience. I have added my comments about each article and would like to hear what you think too.

Eight tips to help you become more resilient. by Meg Jay (Ideas.TED.com)

This article presents a clinical psychologist's view of resiliency and provides guidance for building resiliency skills based on her years of counseling clients. 

My comments: Building new skills takes practice and the author emphasizes the importance of allowing yourself time to learn these skills. These are good tips for employers to consider when building programs to address resiliency.

Seven things that make a difference at work. by Jan Bruce (Forbes)

This article addresses the science of resilience as vital to teaching two key skills for today's workplace: adaptability and agility. She identifies seven resilient behaviors to focus on in training.

My comments:  I liked this post as another resource for employers. It provides a set of skills to include in program development when focusing on resiliency. 

Building a strong bond to help your child weather storms. by Steven Schlozman, M.D. (U.S. News & World Report)

This article provides insight from a physician on attachment theory, the deep, enduring bond between a baby or toddler and primary and secondary caregivers. A secure bond promotes positive mental health and aids in the development of resilience.

maintain a happy workforce is moving up as a necessary element for many companies

Read more at: https://www.bisnow.com/national/news/office/happiness-could-be-the-most-important-kpi-when-it-comes-to-the-office-of-the-future-83130?utm_source=CopyShare&utm_medium=Browser
maintain a happy workforce is moving up as a necessary element for many companies

Read more at: https://www.bisnow.com/national/news/office/happiness-could-be-the-most-important-kpi-when-it-comes-to-the-office-of-the-future-83130?utm_source=CopyShare&utm_medium=Browser

My comments: This post reminds us of the maternal, paternal and caregiver bond and its effect on emotional health and skill building that begins in infants and toddlers. It's important to be mindful of this in our wellbeing and family leave policies. 

Mari Ryan, MBA, MHP, CWP is a workplace wellbeing strategist, professional speaker and consultant. For more information visit www.advwellness.com. Visit our YouTube channel Follow on Twitter @advwellness_us

 

Topics: Worksite Wellness, Wellbeing, worksite wellbeing, workplace wellbeing, worksite well-being, employee engagement, resiliency, employee retention

Mari Ryan

Written by Mari Ryan

Mari Ryan is the CEO/founder of AdvancingWellness and is a recognized expert in the field of workplace well-being strategy.