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.

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.....

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?

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...