Health

Steps to Take When You’re Starting to Feel Burned Out

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Blog
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Steps to Take When You’re Starting to Feel Burned Out
Source: 
Harvard Business Review
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Monique Valcour

Burnout hurts. When you burn out, you feel diminished, like a part of yourself has gone into hiding. Challenges that were formerly manageable feel insurmountable. There's a lot of stigma around admitting that you're overwhelmed, and that keeps many people trapped in a state of burnout. Here's what to do in order to rebound and sustain wellbeing.

Why Working in the Restaurant Industry Can be Hard on Your Mental Health

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News Article
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Why Working in the Restaurant Industry Can be Hard on Your Mental Health
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Boston Globe
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Judi C Casey

Shojo chef Mark O'Leary is a vocal advocate of work-life balance in the restaurant industry.

Employer Solutions for Supporting Today's Working Caregivers

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Employer Solutions for Supporting Today's Working Caregivers
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The Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, in collaboration with AARP
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Judi C Casey

Today's workforce includes more than 23 million family caregivers, and that number is only projected to grow.  Competing for talent will be tougher as candidates increasingly look for employers who support this part of their life. The good news?  Support doesn't need to be complicated or expensive to drive positive impact.

10 Workplace Trends You'll See In 2016

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News Article
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10 Workplace Trends You'll See In 2016
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Dan Schwabel Forbes
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Judi C Casey

"The major economic and business themes over the past year have been focused on companies doing more with fewer resources, the skills gap and further advances in technology that have given rise to security issues."

EnforcingSickDays.org

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EnforcingSickDays.org
Source: 
CLASP
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Judi C Casey

EnforcingSickDays.org is dedicated to improving enforcement of earned sick days laws around the United States.

EnforcingSickDays.org helps government agencies, employers, employees, and advocates get the information they need to ensure that all workers receive the paid sick time they've earned.

Work Flexibility Can Improve Mental Health--and the Health of Your Company

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Blog
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Work Flexibility Can Improve Mental Health--and the Health of Your Company
Source: 
Huffington Post

Here are four reasons work flexibility is critical for workers' mental health--and why businesses should pay attention.

1MFWF Webinar: Expert Tips for Managing Workplace Stress

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Announcement
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1MFWF Webinar: Expert Tips for Managing Workplace Stress
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

Join us for this upcoming FREE webinar with Mental Health America and Education Navigation to learn about managing workplace stress.

Exhaustion is Not a Status Symbol

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News Article
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Exhaustion is Not a Status Symbol
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Washington Post
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Judi Casey

"You have a quote in your book, “One of the most universal numbing strategies is what I call ‘crazy-busy.’” Elaborate on this concept."

Call for Papers for the 6th International Carers Conference

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers for the 6th International Carers Conference
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Carers Sweden, Carers UK and The Swedish Family Care Competence Centre
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Jana Javornik/University of Leeds

Papers sought for presentation at the 6th International Carers Conference, 3-6 Sept 2015, Gothenberg, Sweden 

They may be submitted in English or Swedish.

The Role of Fathers in Child Outcomes: Largely Ignored but Apparently Relevant

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Press Release
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The Role of Fathers in Child Outcomes: Largely Ignored but Apparently Relevant
Source: 
WZB-Mitteilungen 146, December 2014
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Collegio Carlo Alberto
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