Tips from Dr. Jason Walker, Adler University Professor, to Support your Mental Health at Work

He has written book chapters and articles on the topic, most recently a piece about how to recognize, address bullying and support mental health at work.
In order to effectively tackle the problem of workplace bullying and harassment, it is important for both employees and organizations to acknowledge and actively address these concerns.
In order to effectively tackle the problem of workplace bullying and harassment, it is important for both employees and organizations to acknowledge and actively address these concerns.(Representative image: Unsplash)

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Jason Walker, Psy.D., Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, CPHR, program director and assistant professor of Industrial Organizational and Applied Psychology at Adler University*, offers tips to support one’s mental health at work. Dr. Walker is a clinical psychologist, researcher, and educator whose work focuses on workplace bullying and mental health. He has written book chapters and articles on the topic, most recently a piece about how to recognize and address bullying at work

(https://theconversation.com/about-a-third-of-employees-have-faced-bullying-at-work-heres-how-to-recognize-and-deal-with-it-220767). 

Dr. Walker shared the below tips to care for your mental health at work:

Create a Balancing Act

  • Set Boundaries: Determine your work availability schedule and stick to it.

  • Incorporate Breaks: Taking breaks during the day can enhance efficiency and productivity.

  • Optimize your Work Space: Set up a Friday and well-lit workspace that promotes calmness and concentration.

  • Practice Mindfulness: Dedicate five minutes to mindfulness practices such as breathing or meditation to alleviate stress—do this as often as you can.

Dr. Walker is available for interviews and is an excellent resource for addressing mental health challenges, especially in the workplace.

(Newswise/GS)

In order to effectively tackle the problem of workplace bullying and harassment, it is important for both employees and organizations to acknowledge and actively address these concerns.
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