Offline People: Social Networking in Everyday Life

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Employee Engagement, General Psychology, Issue 47, Mental Health, Mental Health Champions, Uncategorized, Volume 4

In the realm where virtual meetings, screens and digital interactions reside. The idea of Social Networking for the youth today looms like mirage. Though, the trend is quite unique in its own way but has given way to a number of issues with varying degree of severity, be it issues with children having difficulty in expressing their emotions and sometimes …

The Butterfly Effect: How Minor Gestures Transform Employee Wellbeing

Team IIBP Business Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Employee wellbeing, Issue 47, Mental Health, Mental Health Champions, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Team Effectiveness, Uncategorized, Volume 4

In business operations, a single action can trigger a domino effect, reverberating throughout the organization. Within the complex dynamics of workplaces, prioritizing employee well-being emerges as a linchpin for organizational success. The adage ‘happy employees, productive workforce’ encapsulates a truth proven time and again. However, fostering employee well-being does not necessarily require grand gestures or lavish perks. Often, it begins …

Creative Outlets: The Role of Art and Music in Mental Health

Team IIBP Business Psychology, Development Centers, Emotional Intelligence, General Psychology, Issue 47, Mental Health, Mental Health Champions, Team Effectiveness, Training and Development, Volume 4

In a recent study conducted by mental health experts, the role of creative outlets such as art and music in promoting mental wellness has come to the forefront. With increasing stressors and pressures in today’s society, individuals are turning to these expressive mediums as a means of finding solace and healing. Art therapy, a practice that involves the use of …

The Unseen Backpack: Supporting Mental Health in Invisible Battles

Team IIBP Business Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 47, Leaderhsip Development, Mental Health, Mental Health Champions, Occupational Health, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Volume 4

In the bustling world of business, the spotlight is, more often than not, placed on outward accomplishments and observable triumphs. However, amid the hustle and bustle, there exists a quieter, often overlooked realm—the realm of mental health. Just like an unseen backpack, many professionals carry the weight of invisible battles, grappling with stress, anxiety, and other psychological challenges behind the …

Paws for Thought: The Therapeutic Power of Workplace Pets

Team IIBP Business Psychology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Development Centers, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 47, Mental Health, Mental Health Champions, Occupational Health, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Team Effectiveness, Volume 4

The inclusion of pets in the workplace has garnered increasing attention due to its profound impact on employee well-being and productivity, backed by a growing body of research. For instance, a study conducted by the American Psychological Association found that interacting with animals can igger the release of oxytocin, a hormone associated with stress reduction and social bonding. This physiological …

Social Media Spring Clean: Promoting Positive Online Interactions for Mental Wellness

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 42, Mental Health, Volume 4

As I repeatedly encountered negative portrayals of social media that it affects our mental health in research papers and in my favourite magazines, I couldn’t help but wonder if there was more to the story. My curiosity piqued, prompting me to delve deeper into the subject. They say “curiosity kills the cat,” but this time, my inquisitiveness led me down …

Overcome social stigma in mental health advocacy

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 42, Mental Health, Volume 4

Breaking the Chains: Overcoming Social Stigma in Mental Health Advocacy In the realm of business and mental health, there’s a silent but powerful force that often remains unaddressed: social stigma. It’s the elephant in the room, casting shadows over conversations, hindering progress, and impeding individuals from seeking the help they need. However, overcoming this stigma is not a humongous challenge. …

Cultivating a Culture of Empathy

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emotional Intelligence, Employee wellbeing, Issue 42, Organizational Culture, Volume 4

Discover the untapped power within your company: its people.” From a Darwinian perspective, survival of the fittest in the workplace looks like how rapidly and efficiently employees adapt to its changing environment. This adaptation ensures the functioning of the company in an ever-changing, complex business environment. One of the elements crucial to the adaption are healthy interpersonal relationships between the …

Addressing Work-Life Balance Challenges in Springtime

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, Issue 42, Occupational Health, Volume 4

Spring appears, colouring the world with bright shades, seducing us with warmer weather and the promise of new initiatives. However, an important aspect is often overlooked between the excitement associated with removing winter layers and planning outdoor adventures: the balance between work and life. Spring renewal’s unique energy and feeling create problems that can ruin the delicate balance between professional …

Workplace Diversity: A new norm

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, Issue 42, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Team Effectiveness, Training and Development, Volume 4

Audre Lorde once said, “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences”. One can view diversity as putting together different pieces of fabric. As unpleasant as it might seem to look, it has its own charm and is worth embracing and fostering in the workplace, despite the intricacies. Diversity …