Strategies to calm the anxious brain

Oct 20, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Does your mind sometimes create thoughts – ones that make you anxious or worried – that you'd rather not have?...

Marijuana could drive benefits usage up

Oct 18, 2017

Benefits and Pension Monitor News: With the likely legalization of recreational marijuana looming, an increasing number of individuals will view medical cannabis as an acceptable form of treatment, which can drive a benefit plan’s usage up, says...

Morneau Shepell appointed to oversee windup of Sears Canada pension

Oct 17, 2017

Benefits Canada: The Ontario Superintendent of Financial Services has selected Morneau Shepell Ltd. to take over the administration of Sears Canada Inc.’s pension plan.

Our team leader remains a bully despite our reports. What do we do?

Oct 15, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Bill Howatt, chief research and development officer of work force productivity with Morneau Shepell, provides his insights to the question.

How to tell if you’re a workaholic

Oct 12, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Would you describe yourself as a workaholic?

Digital efforts earn awards

Oct 5, 2017

Benefits and Pension Monitor News: Morneau Shepell has won four awards in the 19th annual ‘Digital Health Awards,’ which recognizes leading providers of the world’s best digital health resources.

Halting bullies key to a respectful workplace

Oct 4, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Have you ever felt you have been bullied or harassed at work? Have you observed a colleague being bullied or harassed?

We’re facing an anxiety epidemic. If we don’t make big changes, it will get worse

Oct 4, 2017

The Globe and Mail: ...What isn't normal is the dramatic spike in people suffering from chronic anxiety. The numbers are staggering – 41 per cent of Canadians are at high risk for mental-health issues, according to a recent poll.....

Survey shows 40% of workers found employers weren’t accommodating of their mental health issue

Sep 29, 2017

The Globe and Mail: What can leaders do to positively impact mental health in the workplace?

Healthy lifestyle changes could save economy $7B in five years, suggest professor

Sep 25, 2017

Benefits Canada: ...The project focuses on five modifiable risk factors: physical inactivity, smoking, excess weight, use of alcohol and low vegetable and fruit consumption...