Wellbeats Fitness Director Mark Kingsriter authored an article published in HR Daily Advisor on how employers can support employee mental wellbeing. Read “Five Ways to Support Employee Mental Wellbeing” now.
Employee mental health had already become a hot topic before the COVID-19 pandemic, but two years of pandemic-related uncertainty and disrupted work and parenting schedules have raised the stakes to unprecedented levels. For employers, finding resources to support employee mental health is key to maintaining productivity, as well as improving attraction and retention.
The article outlines five ways employers can support employee mental health through strategic use of wellbeing initiatives.
- Improve access to mental health services.
- Practice mindfulness.
- Encourage physical activity.
- Fuel the body and the brain.
- Take, and encourage, breaks.
With thorough planning and innovative thinking, employers can help employees remain physically and mentally healthy, both now and in the future.
About Wellbeats, a LifeSpeak company
Wellbeats, a LifeSpeak company is a leading provider of on-demand virtual fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes for use in workplaces of all sizes, health plans, on college or university campuses, multi-family housing, the U.S. military, and fitness and health clubs. Based in St. Louis Park, MN, Wellbeats makes fitness accessible, affordable, and approachable for everyone. More than 1,000 classes and 35+ programs are available to help members stay on track and meet their goals. To learn more, visit www.wellbeats.com or check out a sampling of the company’s fitness classes during a Facebook Live class, and follow Wellbeats on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.