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 model mental fitness at work
Culture starts at the top - so as leaders, the first step we can take to creating a culture of mental fitness in our organisations is to become mental fitness role models ourselves.
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.
Mental Fitness starts with our leaders
I’m sure at some point in our career we’ve all sat in front of a line manager and had a conversation about how overwhelmed or overworked we feel.
It's time to celebrate positive mental health
When are we going to start celebrating it, not just keep trying to 'fix' it?