Employers benefit from supporting mental health at work.
“Employers that have supported their employees with the pandemic, racial injustices, return-to-office planning, and/or mental health overall have better mental health and engagement outcomes. For example, workers who felt supported with their mental health overall were 26% less likely to report at least one symptom of a mental health condition in the past year. Respondents who felt supported by their employer also tended to be less likely to experience mental health symptoms, less likely to underperform and miss work, and more likely to feel comfortable talking about their mental health at work. In addition, they had higher job satisfaction and intentions to stay at their company. Lastly, they had more positive views of their company and its leaders, including trusting their company and being proud to work there. This reinforces the tie between workplace culture and its ability to support mental health at work when done intentionally.” — Harvard Business Review
“When we start on a journey of growth, we may discover that we are being inhibited and are not grounded or supported in our own Wellbeing. Wellbeing is no longer just a “nice to have”, Gallup research shows it’s a necessity for a productive and healthy team to focus on Wellbeing. This is why I’ve brought on Pamela Nelson as a Wellbeing coach. I have seen her help others transform from surviving to thriving at work by addressing their overall wellbeing. If you are looking for internal Margin, working with a trained professional who can help you process challenges emotionally, mentally, professionally or relationally — please reach out and schedule a time to meet with Pamela to learn more. ” Tara Gronhovd
Employee wellbeing is a critical component to your company’s success and a necessary ingredient to retaining and attracting top talent. — Gallup
6 Reasons to make Wellbeing a Top Priority in Your Organization
1. Higher Performance Levels
When employees follow a routine of eating healthy and exercising regularly, they tend to be more productive, energized, and feel encouraged to be proactive with their work. Wellness routines also create space to think over tasks and decisions that need to be analyzed.
2. Improved Employee Morale
An effective well-being program makes an employee feel valued, since his efforts are recognized. This motivates them to deeply involve themselves into tasks, and contribute their full potential.
3. Low Employee Turnover
A well-planned wellness program not only attracts top talents, but they also retain them for long. It is one of the differentiating points that will motivate a talent to join your organization over another – even if they are offering a cushy paycheck.
4. Reduced Health Risk
Blending wellness activities into your employee’s routine does not only offer a much needed breather, but also restores the negative effect of unhealthy desk postures. It’s a given that healthier employees are less likely to take sick leaves, thus reducing absenteeism.
5. Attracts Top Talent
Think of your wellness program as a free PR for your organization. It reflects your company’s culture, tight bonds between employees, and brands your company as a rewarding place to work at.
6. Builds Employee Camaraderie
Wellness initiatives like attending yoga sessions together, joining an organization’s social club, or meeting for company sponsored luncheons resolves workplace conflicts, brings your people together outside office spaces, and encourages them to have conversations at a personal level.
. Pamela Nelson, Wellbeing Coach
Pamela Nelson is a trained and Certified Wellbeing Coach, Mental Wellness Coach, and Counselor who will come alongside and personalize confidential services and support for your team members. (Also a Sr. Spiritual Director, Pamela can provide care for those who seek faith-based services at their comfort level.)
Pamela works with Business Professionals and Non-Profit organizations to customize care based on the individual and organizational culture’s needs.
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