Creating a Workforce of Mental Athletes: Unlocking the Power of Mental Fitness
How do you build a team of mental athletes at work? Use mental fitness to boost productivity, overcome burnout, and achieve peak performance.
How I use anxiety to my advantage as a registered psychologist Dr Fran, one anxious Psychologist!
Anxiety is the theme for mental health awareness week this year. As a Psychologist, I could write a whole article on the science of anxiety.
Mental Fitness: The key to wellbeing and performance.
Our mental health isn't something we should only pay attention to when we're struggling. Psychologists have been working on a recipe for both success and happiness. And mental fitness is the key ingredient. And just like our physical fitness, it’s something that we need to work on proactively.
The science behind Fika’s proprietary Mental Fitness Scale and its predictive qualities
Just like physical fitness is made up of different systems and structures, so is mental fitness - the 7 skills of mental fitness which include; confidence, positivity, focus, motivation, meaning, connection and stress management. At Fika we have validated our own proprietary mental fitness scale to quantify the role that mental fitness plays in these outcomes at an individual, team and organisational level. While also using it to inform our smart recommendation engine.
Winning the Battle Against Burnout at Work: How Teamwork and Sport Can Help
Walking the thin line between burning bright and burning out is a challenge in the modern world of work. Despite employers best efforts, people are still exhausted, detached, and feeling "stuck". But burnout is rarely about the individual. It's about the environment where the individual works in. We surveyed the workforce to find out and developed a new approach to burnout prevention that tackles it at an organisational level.
Lost your mojo? [5 techniques to try when you’re just not feeling it]
Temperatures have dropped and summer is well and truly over. And as sunrise gets later so does our wake up time which means early morning runs and gym routines start to slide.
How to turn your leaders into mental fitness role models
The Great Resignation. COVID-19. Hybrid. Today’s managers and leaders face the perfect storm of headwinds – and two years on from the start of the pandemic, they’re running on empty.
Your mental health is within your control
The truth is it’s no wonder we’re so bad at acknowledging our mental fitness as our own responsibility, when as a society we haven’t been given the knowledge, skills or value system that would enable us to manage it.