He sheds light on the devastating impact of poor mental health in the workplace and provides actionable steps that individuals and organisations can take to support those who are struggling. This episode is a must-listen for leaders who want to create and support a mentally healthy workplace for the benefit of their team, their organisation, and themselves.
Why not start incorporating “bananas” into your life today and see how it can improve your own mental health?
"You need to be in a good place in order to lead. If you're not in a good place and you're leading people, those people are going to be misled."
You’ll find more insights from Jon Manning on a variety of mental health topics, including stress and self-care, on the MK Mental Health Hour with Lia podcast. You can find all the latest episodes of MK Mental Health Hour on Google Podcasts here.
Because it’s not only the right thing to do, but it’s also good for business. Jon talks about the impact on the business when organisations fail to support the mental health of their teams.
By taking action to support employee mental health, businesses can create a more productive and positive work environment, reduce costs associated with mental health issues, and ultimately support their employees in living happier and healthier lives.
As aspiring leaders, we often focus on developing our technical skills, expanding our network, and climbing the corporate ladder. It’s common to overlook the importance of our mental well-being and how it affects our ability to lead others effectively.
Jon emphasises the significance of being in a good place mentally to lead others, recommending that leaders maintain a balance between taking care of their team and themselves.
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Are you looking for a way to improve your emotional regulation and memory? Look no further than exercise! Jon talks about the benefits of exercise on the hippocampus, a region of the brain responsible for memory, learning, and emotional regulation.
Even a small amount of exercise can have a positive impact on the hippocampus, allowing it to release more serotonin into our system. So why not find an exercise routine that works for you and reap the benefits for both your physical and mental health?
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