Essentially, mental health should be treated like physical health. If, for example, your employees need some time off from stress, you can make them feel comfortable asking for it. Just as they would ask for some time off if they have a dentist appointment.
Software company Zendesk partnered with mental health benefits provider Modern Health offering easy-to-access resources, including therapy, coaching and videos. The global usage among employees within the first week was 25% and that engagement has held strong.
Healthy diet, regular exercise and adequate sleep are important for general health and concentration. It’s proven that exercise reduces anxiety and depression. A recent study also says scientists have discovered that the most effective way to build mental wellbeing is practicing mindfulness using techniques such as meditation and conscious breathing.
Make employees prioritize health. But most importantly, we are all different. So one of the best practices might be to give workers a personal benefit budget. You can offer a range of perks, and they can choose these to suit their own needs and wishes