August is National Wellness Month

Practice wellness with some tips from Employment Options!

Tip #1

Mental Health in the Workplace

Create a mental health policy for your workplace

To help your employees stay healthy and focused design a mental health policy that encourages wellness and work-life balance. For more mental health tips for the workplace, check out this Vantage Fit blog post.

Tip #2

Mental Health is a Family Affair

Encourage your family to engage in fun activities together

Setting aside time for fun activities with your family can help bolster creativity and innovation for everyone! Read Brené Brown’s Article on Fun Family Activities.

Tip #3

Cooking up Stress Management

Cook your favorite meal to alleviate stress

Cooking is a wonderful stress reducer that influences creative thinking.  There are numerous recipes and how-to videos on youtube to help get you started. Read Dana-Farber's Article ‘How Cooking Help Relieve Stress’.

Tip #4

Self-Care

Meditation and Mindfulness

Meditation is one of the most helpful self-care practices. Being able to focus and remain in the present  is at the root of meditation. Read article to learn how meditation can propel your self-care journey

Please reach out to Liz Gulachenski, Director of Programs and Services (lgulachenski@employmentoptions.org), to find out how you and your organization can support Employment Options and get involved during National Wellness Month.