The Importance of Mental Health and Well-being
Mental health is the cornerstone of a balanced, fulfilling life, serving as a linchpin that allows us to navigate life’s stresses, optimise your potential, learn effectively, and contribute meaningfully to our communities. It is pivotal in cultivating clarity of thought, inner peace, harmonious relationships, and enhanced productivity in the workplace.
When mental well-being is prioritized, we are empowered to realise our capabilities, foster enriching relationships, and contribute positively to our environment.
Celebrating National Safe Work Month
October is the month to reinforce workplace safety as the National Safe Work Month. While it is paramount to ensure a secure and hazard-free physical environment, fostering a mentally nurturing and healthy workplace is equally crucial. Join us in embracing the ethos of mental well-being by participating in our specially curated Mental Health Workplace Challenge, inspired by the initiatives of Business SA.
Participate and Engage
We invite all of you to partake in this impactful endeavour. To get involved, fill out this form to join the list, and we will send you the monthly checklist, followed by daily emails with each challenge. Record your accomplishments on the checklist and share your journey by sending us photographs and updates during the month. Strengthen the discussion, by sharing your experiences on social media, and don’t forget to tag us #TeamYNA!
A Challenge a Day for Robust Mental Health
The selection of challenges is designed to promote positive mental health and holistic well-being, emphasising self-care and fostering a conducive, mentally vibrant workplace culture. The intent is to integrate aspects of mental well-being seamlessly into your daily life, benefiting employees both at work and in their personal life. Each day brings a manageable, uncomplicated task, ensuring you are encouraged yet not overwhelmed.
Incorporating elements from the 5 Ways to Well-being and Positive Psychology (PERMA+), the challenges are scientifically validated to accentuate and reinforce positive mental health practices and perceptions.