Lesson 2 What do they look like?

  • Excessive workloads
  • Conflicting demands and lack of role clarity
  • Lack of involvement in making decisions that affect the worker and lack of influence over the way the job is done
  • Poorly managed organisational change, job insecurity
  • Ineffective communication, lack of support from management or colleagues
  • Psychological and sexual harassment, third party violence
  • It affects our ability to perform at our job
  • It affects our worldview
  • It affects the way we enjoy our hobbies and interests
  • I affects how we are around other people
  • Focus on what you can control
  • Take your time, set boundaries
  • Acknowledge your feelings
  • Plan activities
  • Become informed on warning signs and symptoms

Take care of your physical health

  • It is not random that “eating well and exercising” comes up again and again as preventative steps to most health-related issues – BECAUSE IT WORKS!
  • There are multiple studies that prove that physical health and mental well-being are interlinked.
  • Employees can set themselves up for mental health success by taking care of their physical health. This includes eating healthy meals, exercising regularly, and getting plenty of sleep.

Steps to promote mental health

Steps to compromise mental health