Welcome to Week 4 – Stress is a Barbell! Mental fitness takes work! The focus this week is leveraging stress for growth and development. Just like physical fitness, the more you work at it, the more you will reap the benefit.

Stress is a Barbell

Is stress bad? This week’s video may challenge your preconceptions about stress. It offers a new way to think about life’s demands.

Check out Dr. Kinley’s Interview

Take a look at Dr. Kinley’s interview on CTV news in your Media Library about using daily exercises to strengthen your mental fitness.

Quick Tip!

Flex those mental muscles! Your Brain Gym has exercises, meditations, videos, and podcasts. Stretching your mind and strengthening your brain are all part of a balanced workout.

Proactivity is positively linked to job and team performance.

For the Inquiring Mind

How you view stress matters. Your mind is powerful – it can change how your respond to challenges and difficulties. Click here to read this week’s article and learn how reframing stress can provide benefits to health and well-being.


Spread the Love! ❤️

Check-in with a colleague you notice might be struggling recently. You don’t have to follow a fancy formula. A casual check-in can go a long way and supports healthy working relationships.

Do it today!

“What does it mean to be mentally fit? It means presence. No matter what I’m doing, my attention is locked. It means awareness. I can see my surroundings with clarity and I can calculate my options. It means calm and composure in those big moments when the pressure is on. It means resilience. ”

– Lebron James


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