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Improve Your Mental Health Through Exercise

Did you know that exercise can improve your mental health? Alleviate symptoms of low self-esteem and social withdrawal and can even improve your cognitive function – clearing that foggy mind and making way for a fresher you. Poor mental health including anxiety and depression have been on the rise, especially since the pandemic struck. The GOV website shows that 1 in 5 adults reported having some form of depression during the coronavirus pandemic, which had almost doubled from the 1 in10 figures reported before the pandemic. People were isolated, working from home, not allowed out, made to feel vulnerable and perhaps for the first time in their lives were scared, before now they had never questioned their mental health, and...

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9 Steps to Launch and Manage a successful employee wellbeing program

  Similarly to any change that happens within organizations, implementing a successful employee wellbeing program needs a structure, planning and a proper employee communications strategy. In order to get the best out of your new initiative, employees have to be aligned, they have to understand its benefits and they need to have support from their superiors and leadership.  Let’s take a look into the crucial steps for implementing and maintaining your employee wellbeing program.  1. Get executives’ buy-in and support Getting executive buy-in is the first step to getting started with your employee wellbeing strategy. Whenever there is change happening, it’s important to maintain executives’ buy-in and support over time. More than ever before, leaders need to act as role models to the entire company. They...

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Mindfulness in the work week

The word mindfulness is becoming more and more present in everyday language. As the word suggests it is about your mind being fully involved in what you’re doing. So often during the day, our mind can run away, we lose touch with our body and can become absorbed in a cycle of thoughts. These can be mundane thoughts about something we need to do or negative or anxious thoughts. This can lead us to a negative cycle of feeling low or anxious. By bringing our minds and body back to the present and consciously paying attention, we can break these cycles and feel more positive. Mindfulness is a certified therapy and practitioners go through a specific approved course. Doing mindfulness...

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7 Ways to level up your mindset

We are strong believers, here at My Tribe, that success and happiness are all about mindset. Your mindset and belief system affect everything in your life from what you think and feel to how you act and react to the world around you. In order to achieve your goals, your mindset needs to match your aspirations, otherwise, it might be holding you back from getting where you want to be. We have put together 7 effective ways on how you can upgrade your mindset:   1. Change your Self-Talk The conversations you have with yourself are a direct reflection of your mindset. If you are telling yourself “I am not good enough to achieve my dreams”, your thoughts will create...

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How to Stay Physically and Mentally Healthy While Working from Home

Working from home has been a huge change for so many of us. Not only are we no longer seeing our co-workers on a daily basis, the change in work and personal life has caused anxiety and stress for so many people.  Here we share some ideas for staying physically healthy while working from home. Start Right Before sitting down at your desk for the day, have a spot of exercise. This could be 5 minutes dancing to your favourite tunes to boost your mood. It could be a little walk or some yoga and meditation. This will help you boost your mood for the day ahead, but it will also help rest your body and mind in preparation for...

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