The Importance of Designing Cities With Mental Health in Mind

Your physical environment can have a powerful impact on your mental health. When we think about the manifold factors that affect our well-being, the space that we inhabit every day often gets overlooked. But this is a mistake. Most of us are city dwellers – and research shows that living in cities is associated with…View Post

Why It’s Unethical Not to Pay Freelancers on Time

Getting paid late is the bane of a freelancer’s life. From personal experience, I know how frustrating, stressful, and tiring it can be to submit an invoice, not know when it will be paid and then – if payment doesn’t come in after a month – to have to chase the invoice, not even just once,…View Post

Employee Encagement: A New Way of Looking at Work

Employee engagement refers to the degree to which employees care about their work and the company they work for. If employees are engaged, we would say that they are passionate, motivated, and focused when carrying out tasks; whereas disengaged employees will be disinterested about their projects and the organisation they are a part of. There…View Post

Working From Home and Your Mental Health

In some ways, working from home can have a positive effect on your mental health. You can set your own schedule, so you don’t have to suffer the stressful time constraints of a 9-5 job or the more stressful scenario of overtime and overwork. Moreover, if you’re a freelancer or home business owner, you can…View Post

If Your Job is Making You Ill, What Should You Do About It?

For many of us, our jobs define our lives in a meaningful way, improving our overall well-being in the process. However, for many of us, it may also be the source of some eventful and negative occurrences, including work-related illness and poor mental health. Indeed, the very common problem of job-related stress can contribute to…View Post