World Mental Health Day is October 10, and if you haven’t already, you may start seeing more and more statistics on the correlation between flexible work and improved mental health. Here's how the two are related and what you need to know.
Imagine having a job where you didn't have to spend money on things like gas, a professional wardrobe, or pricey lunches? Welcome to the world of remote work, a way of working that can make your life better.
Hundreds of thousands of American workers struggle with mental health problems that may affect everything from their moods and energy levels to their productivity and physical health. And one tool companies can use to help improve workers' mental health is frequently overlooked: the power of flexibility.
Current research shows that mental health supports in the workplace—including supervisory support and increased work flexibility—can be a game changer.
The brain works better, delivering more creative and innovative thoughts and ideas, when it has downtime. In other words, the brain needs work flexibility.