FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Growth Mindset and why is it important?
Growth Mindset is the idea that people can transcend their endowed capabilities through sustained attempts at self-improvement. This is in contrast to Fixed Mindset, wherein endowed abilities are seen as fixed and non-adaptable. This is a very significant difference in viewpoint; research has shown that the human brain's neuroplasticity, or its ability to continually reorganise and optimise itself to meet new challenges, is enormous. As such, the conviction to evolve mentally, coupled with the effort to do so, reliably leads to highly satisfactory results in achieving the desired change.
Why is Corporate Wellness important?
Corporate Wellness Programmes entail, among other things, the monitoring and management of employee mental health. This is vital to the optimal functioning of the corporation. Employees enjoying good mental health demonstrate greater productivity, better time utilisation, improved decision making and higher morale. This directly translates into enhanced efficiency for the company.
What should a Corporate Wellness Program include?
A corporate Wellness Program should include corporate training programs on different aspects of mental health such as how to manage stress, communication skills, emotional intelligence and mindset; as well as one on one coaching/counselling sessions with different members of the team to help them gain insight and perspective on their u and personal challenges.
How does wellness training help in boosting productivity?
Wellness training helps individuals identify obstacles within their approach to dealing with their thoughts, emotions, and behaviours. This insight along with a tool kit of coping techniques helps them approach interactions and problem solving in a more constructive manner that over time leads to a more nurturing corporate culture, thereby boosting productivity and performance.
Is there a difference between mental health and wellness?
Having good mental health, or being mentally healthy, is more than just the absence of illness, rather it’s a state of overall wellbeing.
The concept includes:
Enjoyment of life
Having the ability to cope with and ‘bounce back’ from stress and sadness
Being able to set and fulfil goals
Having the capability to build and maintain relationships with others.
Having a positive sense of self.
Wellness on the other hand, is holistic and a complete state of physical, mental, and social well being.
What is stress management and why is it important?
Stress management is the practice of experiencing happiness, health and holistic engagement despite the stressful stimuli that often threaten to overshadow these positive feelings. This is essential for leading a balanced life by inculcating the ability to devote requisite attention to work, hobbies, family and friendships. It entails fostering the resilience to engage all of them without inadvertently neglecting any of them.
What does personality development at the workplace mean?
Personality development workshops refer to different aspects of emotional intelligence, mindset and attitude. All these areas areas are addressed within the purview of corporate mental health/wellness training programs.
What is cognitive behavioural therapy? How does it apply to corporate wellness?
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a psychological treatment method aimed at challenging and reforming behaviour patterns and thought processes that are found to be self defeating and disruptive. It seeks to improve emotional regulation and promote maintenance of affirmative thoughts and behaviours.