As employers become more mindful of workplace wellbeing, they’re focusing on mental health by promoting open channels of communication. Helping to create a supportive environment is Evermood, a platform where employees can be anonymously candid about their work experiences.
Having trouble sleeping? Worked up and worried about something? Need to calm down after a stressful situation? There’s an app for that. With varied offerings, and content voiced by Matthew McConaughey and Stephen Fry, Calm is helping its users to chill out and sleep better.
German metropolises have become victims of their own success – with overheating housing markets, congestion, and oversubscribed infrastructure. In light of this, a city in eastern Germany is offering people a free month’s stay to trial living and working in a smaller urban environment.
Mindfulness courses promise to help people alleviate stress, improve sleep, and declutter thoughts – but how effective are they and who do they ultimately aid? Canvas8 spoke to Ronald Purser, the author of McMindfulness, about how the practice can better serve individuals and society.
Mental health illness among young Germans is on the rise, and many refuse to seek therapy out of fear of the stigma attached to being considered mentally ill. The anonymity of online services caters to young people’s need for non-judgemental support.