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The Importance of Self-Treatment

By Brent Kruel | June 28, 2022
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Self-treatment is an empowering approach to health care. You are the foremost expert on your body, and while doctors and nurses are trained professionals, they do not know what is going on in your body as well as you do. When to seek medical attention and when to try to go it on your own is …

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Symptom Check: How to Use a Symptom Checker

By Brent Kruel | June 21, 2022
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If you’re reading this article, chances are you have some areas of physical discomfort that you’d like to resolve. You are the most important ingredient in the recipe for healing. The fact that you’re here, researching practical steps to help alleviate physical symptoms, is worthy of congratulations. And, you’re in the right place. Here at …

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Self-Treatment: What is it and How Does it Work?

By Brent Kruel | June 14, 2022
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Self-treatment is the process where you help yourself in some way when dealing with a physical ailment. Another term for self-treatment is self-medication. You do this any time you take over-the-counter medication or treatment. While there is a spectrum of healthy and unhealthy self-treatment, for many people, self-treatment is their only or best option. And, …

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Stress Relief Tips and Exercises at Work for Better Mental Health

By Brent Kruel | June 3, 2022

Are you feeling stressed at work? You’re not alone if your answer is yes. Workplace stress affects many people, leading to an increased need for stress relief at work. Many people are wondering how to reduce stress at work. Stress can negatively affect your emotional and physical health, which can impact your performance at work. …

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Top Ways to Improve Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

By Brent Kruel | June 2, 2022

With as many as one in five American adults living with a mental health disorder and the ravages of the pandemic on everyone’s mental health, the need for mental health awareness in the workplace is at an all-time high. Awareness can increase personal recognition if someone is struggling with their mental health, and it can …

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Mental Strength Exercises for the Workplace

By Brent Kruel | May 27, 2022

While often applied to elite athletes, the idea of mental strength has universal appeal. Acquiring mental toughness is a goal for many employees (and employers) because it leads to better outcomes at work. In this article, we’ll discuss what is mental strength and then go over mental toughness training.  What is Mental Strength Definitions for …

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How has the Pandemic Influenced Employee Mental Health?

By Brent Kruel | May 26, 2022

Back in 2019 and early 2020, employers were slowly starting to understand the importance of mental health and adopt more mental health-friendly initiatives. Then the pandemic hit and the raging storm that was 2020 began. For a variety of reasons, almost everyone’s mental health suffered, from those who were fortunate enough to work from home …

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What is Mental Strength and How is it Different from Mental Health?

By Brent Kruel | May 20, 2022

With the national conversation increasingly focusing on mental health, it makes sense that people are also thinking about mental strength. When it comes to mental health vs mental strength, these two terms are often used interchangeably, even though they mean different things. Mental health is about your overall mental and emotional wellbeing, while mental strength …

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Psychological Safety and Mental Health: How are They Related?

By Brent Kruel | May 19, 2022

When it comes to impact on workplace culture and psychological safety, mental health needs to be considered. Organizations that have poor psychological safety will be negatively affecting the mental health of all of their employees. This could be especially damaging to those who are already dealing with mental health issues. However, negative effects on mental …

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Exercise and Depression: How Physical Activity at Work Can Help

By Brent Kruel | May 13, 2022

If you’re suffering from depression while at work, incorporating some simple exercises into your workday can help. Moderate exercise can help with depression, and you can start your exercise practice with a few desk pushups or chair crunches, or a lunchtime walk. We’ll also talk about a few exercises you can do at your desk …

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