Workplace Mental Health Blogs
Challenging some myths and preconceived notions about mental health at work that hold people back from understanding how to approach this important topic.
Original visual and word compositions based on my own lived experience that express the emotional experience of stress at work, with some advice on what to do about this
Some thoughts on how to form habits that improve your mental wellbeing and resilience at work
Exploring the intersection between people's mental health and the way we design and conduct work
Demystifying the concepts of psychosocial health, harm and risk management, and explaining why this is important to all employers who want to create mentally healthy workplaces
Some advice on how to approach conversations related to mental health issues in the workplace
A discussion of the barriers and enablers that affect whether people can manage to stay at work or return to work with a mental health condition
A professional networking experiment to help start up a new consultancy service called Mind People At Work that will support all aspects of workplace mental health.
An explanation of peer support work in the mental health context and how it can be useful to individuals and organisations
A summary of some of the resources to assist people working with mental health conditions and their organisations, plus advice on what works and doesn't work from people with lived experience
Sixteen ideas on how to deal with narcissists in your workplace whilst remaining in control
Personal learning on what drives people to speak up or hold back about mental illness in their workplace
A 10 minute Aeon video sharing how work-related social pressures and taboos around mental illness ravage white-collar workers in Japan, driving them to suicide