One of the biggest reasons for the ‘She-Cession’ is burnout. The Center for Disease Control reported that depression has increased in the general population by 31% in the United States, since the Covid-19 pandemic started. In addition to juggling schedules at home, with family and loved ones, leaders are discovering that they are on video conference calls sometimes as much as 12 hours a day (especially if they have a global role).
A new phenomena is also occurring where calendars get over-ridden even if a break is scheduled. These factors are leading to employees finding it difficult to make time to eat lunch…let alone find time to recharge during the day for their mental well being. The combination of schedule overwhelm is having a profound impact on overall wellness. Here are some practical ways you can prioritize your well-being during the work day:
3 Ways To Prioritize Your Wellness
Resources To Help You and Your Team
Making wellness a priority for leaders was the inspiration for HerCsuite™ Radio-a Podcast for Women Leaders On The Move. Executive coach Laurie Wessels and host Natalie Benamou talk about having a wellness mindset. We encourage taking a walk a few times a week and also trying out Aaptiv, the show’s official sponsor. Aaptiv offers a free 1-month trial subscription to HerCsuite™ Radio listeners.
Our mission is to empower & support women in all areas of their lives. Our advisory circle & networking platform HerCsuite™ was created with that purpose in mind. Our platform provides a simplified experience for women leaders so that they can find support, coaching, and connections that enable them to meet, engage, & thrive. It has everything you need,all in one place, accessible on any device.
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Natalie founded Herpower2 Lead to create products that empower women to make lasting impacts today and into the future. She takes a ‘serve first’ approach to life and has applied this principle throughout her career, serving in leadership positions in business as well as non-profit organizations.
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