Family & Children
Supporting family members takes on added urgency during a pandemic. From helping children cope to protecting older adults, help for your loved ones is here.
Many parents are facing difficult questions
This summer presents a unique challenge to parents
Planning ahead can help your child make the adjustments
It’s important to talk to your children about how what to expect as they re-enter the world outside of your home
While old routines may be disrupted, it’s an opportunity to build new experiences
You may need to act promptly to help your loved ones minimize the potential risks
Your child may also be feeling anxious about what is happening
Trying to stay healthy amidst the pandemic can feel stressful and overwhelming. These materials are helpful to keep in mind for everyone, including essential workers and those for whom a home environment is not safe.
Your mental health is more important now than ever
Learn how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19
Physical distancing. Self-isolation. Self-quarantine. What are they?
These are things you can do help manage your fears as post-pandemic life begins
The pressures of sheltering at home do not excuse an abuser’s behaviour
Impact on Work
Whether you are trying to manage teams remotely, or get work done from an improvised home office, or planning an office return, COVID-19 has brought consistent challenges. Here are resources to help.
Here are our best tips to connect when you work from home
It is easy to feel lost or frustrated without a clear structure for your day
One added challenge you may be facing as a parent during the closure of your child’s school
How pressure and stress affect employees and managers
Your team will look to you for leadership during this time of transition
Steps you can take to help a team member
Learn to safely manage difficult and uncomfortable situations
Learn great ways to boost team morale when remote working
As a people leader, you have an important role to play
Mental Health & Wellbeing
Distancing, isolation and quarantines take a clear toll on our mental health and wellbeing, both for ourselves and those around us. Morneau Shepell is a trusted expert in managing anxiety and depression, coping with loneliness, and building greater resilience even as stress mounts.
Here are a few things you might want to integrate into post-lockdown life
You do not need to leave the house to stay fit
People will react in different ways
Here are some ways to cope
How do you manage when everyone around you starts to return to a more normal life?
If you are self-isolating, you are not alone
Being concerned and empathetic about this outbreak is normal
Be caring, be compassionate and be tolerant
What more you can do to help make a difference in your community
As life begins to “return to normal,” certain things will undoubtedly look different
Best practices on how to communicate and manage employee concerns
Your Capital Accumulation Plan and the COVID-19
Here are seven ways to take care of yourself to help build your resilience
Taking care of oneself is needed to build resilience and tend to all the other things in our lives
Visit our library of recorded webinars related to COVID-19 issues, including information on working remotely, talking to your children, and emotional wellbeing.
All previous recorded Wellbeing Wednesday sessions will continue to live on the LifeWorks Facebook page and our LifeWorks YouTube channel