Companies Discover Benefits of Caring for Employees’ Mental Health

This post was originally published in May 2018 by Counseling@Northwestern staff and submitted to the Arlan Group by Colleen O’Day.  Colleen O’Day is a Digital PR Manager at 2U, based out of the Washington DC area. Colleen supports community outreach for 2U… READ MORE

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Stress Less: 3 Reasons to Work with a Wellness-focused Speaker’s Bureau

You’ve got a lot on your plate. In addition to your usual day-to-day tasks, you’re planning a big corporate event. There’s the venue to book, the day’s agenda to map out, and speakers to book – don’t forget about the… READ MORE

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Four Ways to Provide Employee Mental Health Support in the Workplace

Mental illness in the workplace is a serious issue. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, mental illnesses cost Canadian businesses billions of dollars due to absenteeism, disability, and lost productivity. They also have a negative impact on relationships at… READ MORE

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ACT: A Mental Health Strategy for Overcoming Obstacles

We all know that good mental health is crucial to overall wellbeing. Everyday we are faced with challenges that can impede our wellbeing, from the people we meet, to the things that happen to us, to the actions we ourselves cause…. READ MORE

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Mobilized or Paralyzed by Change

A lot of people cringe when they hear the word “change”.  We all have our comfort zones, and when things are good, hearing that change is coming can be a scary thing. The newest addition to Arlan’s speaker roster, Dr…. READ MORE

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Looking for wellbeing during the holidays

Arlan Speaker Deri Latimer is an expert in positivity. Her educational, professional and personal experiences help her motivate individuals and businesses to become happier, more productive, more successful people and places.  In this blog, Deri reminds us to take time for ourselves… READ MORE

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Enhancing wellbeing through self-care

Leah joined the Arlan Group a few months ago as our Event Coordinator. As a mother who is working from home while raising her preschool daughter, chairing and serving on committees, and volunteering in her community, life can get busy,… READ MORE

Why Arlan Focuses on Wellbeing

Wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do because it is our happiness, health, emotional stability and even the way in which we deal with stress. Every day, we are faced with decisions that will affect the quality of… READ MORE