Digital Overload

Mental health issues and stress can show up in issues sleeping, increases in eating or drinking alcohol/substance abuse, it is even known to worsen chronic conditions. So mental health is always serious business but the pandemic now has everyone working from home, and further the recession has caused a greater concern about job security. As a leader staying on top of these issues can significantly impact how your business performs. So employers and leaders need to recognise the increased responsibility of protecting their teams mental health as well as their own. Here are four ways to start that process. Start by openly discussing mental health Most empathetic leaders recognise that they have a key responsibility in helping employees achieve a healthier mental state. By continuing the dialogue to reduce any stigma associated with recognising symptoms and where possible providing opportunities for support such as access to professional counselling. Reduce digitalContinue Reading