March 12, 2021

Lunchbox series: mental health and resilience

Mental health and resilience

We’ve teamed up with Headversity, a Calgary-based tech firm whose focus is on creating a leading workplace platform for training resilience and mental health to offer a six-part video series on mental health.

These videos will be posted every Monday and Wednesday starting Monday, March 15 and ending on Monday, March 31, 2021. Clicking the video links will take you to Headversity’s Vimeo page.

Episode six (the final!): How to Build Hardiness in Your Workforce

We all face adversity, everyday. Hardiness is about our ability to endure that adversity and still maintain our performance. This session with headversity expert Jason Gotwalt will go through to build up your hardiness, including how to not be limited by our fear, and weather any storm that comes your way.

Watch the final episode now!

Episode five: Tapping into your Superpowers

We all have something we’re good at. Something that, when focused on it, tends to yield the strongest returns for us personally and professionally. This session with headversity expert Jason Gotwalt explores how we discover our superpower(s) and the importance of doubling down to maximize our performance.

Watch episode 5 now!

Episode four: Building Back Optimism in Your Workforce

The outlook for 2021 has us all feeling optimistic that a return to normal is on the horizon. However, the effects of COVID-19 are still being felt across organizations and employees and will be for some time. Headversity CEO and Psychiatrist, Dr. Ryan Todd, examines the impact the pandemic has had on our mental health and explores ways to build optimism and resilience in the workforce to improve morale and overall productivity.

Watch episode 4 now!

Episode three: Mindfulness Masterclass – How to Leverage Mindfulness to Reduce Work Stress

Before COVID-19, the World Health Organization called stress the ‘health epidemic of the 21st century’. Now, 70% of employees admit it’s the most stressful time of their entire career. Headversity expert Tahira Jamani walks through the basics of mindfulness, why it’s such a popular practice today, and proven ways it’s shown to reduce stress in the workforce.

Watch now!

Episode two: The Fundaments of Managing Energy and Our Mood

Managing our energy is critical to how we show up everyday in our personal and professional lives. It includes the 3 fundamentals of sleep, nutrition and exercise. This booster session with headversity expert Tahira Jamani will help give you some ground rules for maximizing your energy management and above all, your mood.

Watch now!

Episode one: C.A.R.E: A Framework for Employee Mental Health Check-Ins

Today’s workforce is facing more mental health challenges than ever before. In light of this, it’s now on employers to put supports in place to proactively navigate the growing number of mental health conversations that continue to arise. This session from headversity CEO and Psychiatrist, Dr. Ryan Todd introduces a framework of support called C.A.R.E: an evidence-based methodology to safely, confidently and discretely have a two-way mental health conversation in the workplace.

Watch now!

 

The Government of Canada, through Western Economic Diversification Canada, is providing federal support for the program as part of the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF).