The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), in partnership with Ottawa Public Health, adapted content from The Mindful Employer, to develop a series of short animated videos that aim to raise awareness around the 13 factors that can impact the mental health of employees in the workplace and encourage conversations on methods for promoting psychologically safe places to work.
How can I change the negative culture my boss creates on my team?
KYLE COUCH AND DANIEL LUBLIN
Special to The Globe and Mail, Published Sunday, Mar. 13, 2016
I am part of a sales team. My new boss seems to use scare tactics, and threatens to fire us all if the sales numbers aren’t great.
There are many emotional issues that find a corner in our heart, and refuse to die down. With time, these issues can transform into a sort of emotional tumor that impacts negatively on our daily life, such as lack of concentration, enthusiasm, self respect, will to change, encouragement, and so on. These issues can spiral into our lives in various ways and gets channelled into other zones, which can create problems in the relationships, professional life, and health.