1. Social Connections and Reduced Stress

    Social connections are one of the greatest predictors of happiness and reduced stress. It can often be found that those who cope best are those who increase their social interactions in the middle of stress--which is often the opposite of what we actually do. Moreover, high levels of workplace stres…Read More

  2. Positive Work Environment

    Positive workplaces are incredibly important and are one of the most important factors for retention. This means more than just getting along with your co-workers. Creating a positive work environment can have numerous benefits, including better communication, better cooperation, and overall better …Read More

  3. Nurses Feel Uncared for by Leadership

    According to this recent survey, many nurses feel their employers do not care about their personal well-being and feel their leadership does not provide the professional and personal support that they need. No wonder 1 in 5 first-year nurses quit. Let's show them how much WE DO CARE--let's give them…Read More

  4. Healthier Employees Are Socially Connected

    The Mayo Clinic has advised that people with strong social connections are generally healthier. They have reduced risk of depression, high blood pressure and being over weight. This is important because healthier employees have so many benefits, including having higher work performance, fewer sick d…Read More

  5. Goat yoga and many more

    There must a Yoga for you. Recently one of my Selfcare for Healthcare hospitals sent me a photo of their department doing Goat yoga--I had never even heard of it, and begin exploring this Goat yoga on the internet. I came to learn there are too many forms of Yoga to name. With so many Yoga options o…Read More

  6. Build Teams By Eating Together

    In my last video I spoke about the wide-reaching effects that good social connectedness can have on our overall health. Build stronger relationship with friends and co-workers alike by sharing a meal together--this truly can be one of THE best ways to develop those connections.…Read More

  7. Being Socially Connected At Work

    Are you missing out on opportunities for social connectivity at work? Most of us spend lots of time at work and missing out on the opportunity for these social relationships at work can have a large influence on our overall health and happiness.…Read More

  8. Worst Excuses for Missing Work

    A new report from CareerBuilder lists the worst excuses for missing work in 2017. According to the annual survey, 40% of workers have called in sick when they weren’t, compared to 35% in 2016. Among the craziest reasons provided by employees, as reported by employers: A bear was in employee’s…Read More

  9. Workplace Stress is Increasing

    Workplace pressure is increasing. According to this Business News Daily post, an Accountemps study revealed that more than half of U.S. workers say their work-related stress levels have increased over the last five years. This is particularly true of younger workers, who are 5% more prone to feelin…Read More