Online Mindfulness Training for SHA Employees

To date, over 1300 employees from across Saskatchewan Health Authority have taken  the free Mindfulness Training through MindWell-U offered by the SHA Healthy Workplace Initiative. The overall satisfaction rate is 96% with participants reporting: 99% experiencing improved mental health 97% managing conflict better 97% focusing better 97% managing stress better 96% learning skills for the workplace Developed using evidence-based curricula, […]

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October is Healthy Workplace Month!

From October 1 – 31, 2018, the Healthy Workplace Initiative (Saskatoon) recognizes Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month®  and the Saskatchewan Health Authority’s ongoing commitment to creating healthier workplaces and a healthy organization. To celebrate, a variety of ideas, resources, activities and events are offered to employees. As we find ourselves in the thick of change/transition/transformation these days, we have concentrated on […]

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Healthy Workplace Champion Summit

The Saskatoon Healthy Workplace Initiative hosted a full-day Healthy Workplace Champion Summit on June 12 at the Western Development Museum. Forty-eight Champions from across the former Saskatoon Health Region were in attendance. The first part of the day was spent in a World Café-style exercise designed to give the HW Champion Network a voice to inform the strategic direction of […]

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A Walk in Nature

Recently I’ve added a walk to my daily routine during the work week. I’ve been noticing the different ways that people approach “taking a walk.” Some are focused with a serious stride; others are out for an easy stroll. I see many people with ear buds listening, I imagine, to music, a book or podcast. Some are alone and others […]

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When you need help

Help is available for anyone struggling with tragedy In light of the recent tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team, we would like to remind health system employees needing support that help is available for both you and your loved ones. Employee and Family Assistance Program counselling (through Morneau Shepell) Saskatchewan Health Authority employees and their eligible dependents have […]

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What’s the Mindfulness Challenge All About?

Thinking of taking the MindWell U (MWU) 30-Day Mindfulness Challenge, but not sure what you’ll be getting yourself into? Here’s what you can expect: 10 minutes per day of mindfulness-in-action training for 30 days Expert-led and evidence-based programming Online and on-the-go platform that can be used anywhere Free to join and includes a buddy of your choice from inside or […]

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