For the past 71 years, Canadians have recognized May as Mental Health Month. The theme for 2022 is empathy, the tagline “Before you weigh in, Tune in”. 2022 has been another year with no shortages of struggles. Prevalent social injustices, the continued impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic, and the Will Smith Oscar kerfuffle are just […]
Are You Seeing #burnout Everywhere? I don’t know about you, but I’m seeing posts about Burnout everywhere. My LinkedIn feed is post after post about #burnout this or that. Recently burnout has been promoted from being the latest term to an actual medical diagnosis according to the World Health Organization. (Read more: https://www.who.int/tools/occupational-hazards-in-health-sector/occup-stress-burnout-fatigue) Sometimes burnout […]
Empathy is what I feel AS you – it’s the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes. It helps foster stronger relationships and improves communication in teams. 👉🏽 Empathy is key in cultivating psychological safety in teams, 👉🏽 it is the ability to recognize others’ needs and emotional well-being, 👉🏽 and it helps teams […]
Mental health and diversity as it relates to diversity and inclusion. Why is the topic of mental health & resilience significant during Black History Month? Black History Month comes with an opportunity to recognize the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, and it also invites us to identify where work still needs to be done. […]
You’ve decided to make 2022 the year of healthy boundaries. Now what? Just like tomato is the key ingredient in ketchup so are healthy boundaries the key ingredients in healthy relationships. We’ve all encountered difficult conversations or situations where we felt someone has crossed the line. We are left frustrated, angry, and upset. Why? Often […]
How does a social enterprise end up creating a corporate training program to build psychological safety?
Mindfulicity plans to be the chosen psychological safety training for organizations that are looking to upskill their employees while preparing their culture for future workforce challenges. Q&A with Tamera Van Brunt, Program Director at Mindfulicity. “We at YWCA Calgary know when individuals gain and practice these foundational skills to help them cope and manage stress, they have the building […]
Mindfulicity’s skill-building training takes the depth of experience and proven outcomes from YWCA Calgary’s deep expertise in conflict counseling and mental health programming to help organizations build capacity for psychological safety. One of the most common questions people ask is, “What is Mindfulicity?” In order to answer, it’s important to first understand how we came to […]