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Workplace Loneliness Affects Health and Wellbeing

Workplace Loneliness Affects Health and Wellbeing

What is Loneliness? Loneliness is a normal emotional response that everyone experiences. It is most commonly experienced in a new environment or setting. Feelings of loneliness do not qualify as a mental health condition, but the two are strongly linked. When feelings...

Ethics in EAP and the Protection of Personal Information

One of the longstanding premises of the EAP counsellor-patient relationship is the therapeutic value derived from face-to-face clinical encounters. Despite the definite value of in-person visits (or at the least the initial patient-counsellor consultation), the need...

Telehealth – A Fad or The Future?

Telehealth versus telemedicine The term telehealth includes a broad range of technologies and services to provide patient care and improve the healthcare delivery system as a whole. Telehealth is different from – and broader than - telemedicine because it refers to a...

The Rise in Mom Guilt

The Rise in Mom Guilt

There is no formal dictionary definition for the term “mom guilt” but ask a cross-section of mothers and they will tell you that “mom guilt” is real. It is the feeling of guilt, doubt, anxiousness or uncertainty experienced by mothers when they worry that they are...

Affairs and Sexual Relations in the Workplace

Affairs and Sexual Relations in the Workplace

Employees spend most of their waking lives at work. Therefore, it is quite likely that co-workers may start to develop more personal relationships with their fellow colleagues – or an intimate relationship with one personal in particular. Employees have a right to...

The Expanding Role of EAP in Long-term Disaster Management

Prior to Covid-19, an effective EAP response to a large-scale traumatic event typically involved a relatively short-term, flexible approach to any disaster or crisis intervention - and the application of methods that were best suited to the type of incident, which had...

EAPs: Proven to Increase Employee Productivity and Engagement

EAPs: Proven to Increase Employee Productivity and Engagement

The world of work is evolving at an incredible pace, changing in such a way that employees are finding it hard to keep up. Aware of this pressure, modern organisations care and have a vested interest in seeing their employees succeed both at work and in their personal...

Dare challenge gender bias and inequality in the workplace

Dare challenge gender bias and inequality in the workplace

Author: Sixolile Ngcobo , MD of The Well health Company , Gender and Sustainable Development  Specialist at the Commission for Gender Equality and a Womaniko Associate. International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and...

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