Mental health issues and their effects on employees and, consequently, the workplace is not an issue that can be ignored. It has been shown that mental health plays a large role in the economy. As the field of HR continues to evolve, there is an opportunity for professionals in this field to have a positive and proactive affect – instead of just being reactionary – in their organizations. Here are some things they should consider for the coming year:
It’s incredible to think how much of our childhood memories we all remember. Many people’s earliest memories go back to when they were in elementary school. They can remember their favourite teachers or their favourite Christmas/birthday present. Few of us can remember our first time potty-training or our first time saying “mom” or “dad” and the joyful looks on our parents’ faces when it happened. When it comes to children, it’s difficult to say why certain memories are ingrained into their minds and others are easily forgotten. But one thing new research shows is that trauma, and thus PTSD, can be developed from an experience you do not remember particularly well.