How to Combat the Human Energy Crisis in Your Workplace

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Burnout, frustration, feeling physically and emotionally exhausted, helplessness, waking up tired — these are all symptoms of chronic stress related to life or work struggles. While we’ve all focused recently on energy costs ‘at the pump,’ it’s time to examine the true cost of our personal energy crisis. Catch up with Dr. Carr as he blends insights from Kumanu research with emerging frameworks and practical tips.

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Watch — PurposeCast: Respect

Having and showing respect is vital to the quality of our lives. However, how one shows respect varies depending on many factors including cultural background, life experiences, and individual needs. In this PurposeCast, Dr. Vic Strecher and Dr. Julie Pham guide you through a series of thought-provoking questions to help you strengthen your understanding of respect.

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A Key Missing Ingredient to Employee Wellbeing

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You don’t have to look far beyond your news feed or workforce trend reports to be confronted with disheartening stats on how employees feel these days. From C-suite to shop floor, workforce wellbeing is top of mind. Yet despite increased investment around reducing burnout, treating mental health, and building greater wellbeing, leaders and employees are still struggling. This suggests that the traditional tools and strategies once relied upon to help employees, are falling short and not meeting the moment.

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Watch — PurposeCast: Job Purposing

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Small actions at work that are meaningful to you can help make the world a better place. This is called “job purposing” and it’s possible for everyone at every role within an organization. In this PurposeCast, Dr. Vic Strecher and Bea Boccalandro discuss actionable ways you can start job purposing today to leave you feeling more fulfilled at the end of every work week.

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Watch — PurposeCast: Growing Up With Purpose

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Sometimes our family can serve as a supportive, positive example of what we want to be when we grow up. And other times, our family may teach us challenging lessons about what we don’t want. Reflecting on this journey is an important step as we continue to evolve and grow. In this PurposeCast, Dr. Vic Strecher and author and self-healing guide Nakeia Homer will discuss ways you can honor your past, refine your purpose, and take responsibility for the life you want to live.

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Managing burnout — Part 3: Organizational Determinants

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In today’s blog, Part 3 of this Burnout series, Dr Carr shares insights into Organizational Determinants and their impact on burnout and mental wellbeing. Just as personal and social pressures impact our risk for burnout, the organizations in which we work play a significant role. Parts 1 and 2 of this series covered what we call the Personal Determinants of Health and Social Determinants of Health respectively.

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Watch — PurposeCast: Learning from Grief and Loss

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Experiencing loss is part of life, and sometimes we can make meaning of our losses and live more purposefully. In this PurposeCast, Dr. Vic Strecher and grief expert and neuroscientist Dr. Mary-Frances O’Connor discuss grief, grieving, and ground-breaking research on how your brain learns to adapt after loss so you can build resiliency to support yourself and others during difficult times.

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Watch — Purpose and Managing Emotions

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During a recent lively discussion during our “Mental Health Month is Over. Now What?” webinar, Award-winning Professor of Psychology and Best-Selling Author Ethan Kross and Dr. Strecher dove into one of the most difficult yet important issues we’re facing personally, and in our organizations today: namely, how to keep our heads on straight during difficult times.

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