With growing interest and emphasis on workplace wellness and mental health in recent years, there are now many wonderful books to read on the subject. Here are KMP’s top 10:
The Happiness Advantage
by Shawn Achor
This book provides evidence-based insights into the benefits of positive psychology and its role in increasing productivity and improving overall well-being in the workplace.
Mindfulness at Work
by Maria Arpa
This book offers practical tips and exercises for incorporating mindfulness practices into the workday, helping individuals reduce stress and increase focus and clarity.
The Power of Full Engagement
by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz
This book offers a comprehensive approach to managing energy, not time, as a way to improve overall performance and well-being.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
by Stephen Covey
This classic self-help book outlines seven habits that can be applied to both personal and professional life to helping achieve success and fulfilment.
Resilience at Work
by Kathryn McEwen
This book offers insights and strategies for building resilience in the workplace, helping individuals cope with stress, adversity, and change.
The Mindful Leader
by Michael Bunting
Offers a guide for leaders on how to integrate mindfulness practices into their leadership style, improving their ability to communicate, make decisions, and manage stress.
by Brené Brown
Focuses on the importance of vulnerability in leadership and how it can lead to increased trust, collaboration, and innovation in the workplace.
The Art of Possibility
by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander
Offers a fresh perspective on leadership, encouraging individuals to see opportunities rather than obstacles and to cultivate a mindset of possibility and growth.
The Healthy Workplace
by Leigh Stringer
This book offers practical strategies for creating a healthy workplace environment, including tips on ergonomic design, healthy eating, and stress management.
Mind Over Mood
by Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky
Provides practical tools for managing negative thoughts and emotions in the workplace, helping individuals develop a more positive and resilient mindset.
Reading about workplace wellness and mental health can be a powerful way to gain insight and inspiration for improving your own well-being and creating a healthier workplace culture. The books listed above offer a range of strategies and approaches for promoting mental health, resilience, and productivity in the workplace. By applying the principles and techniques outlined in these books, you can develop your own skills and create a more positive and fulfilling work environment for yourself and your colleagues. Whether you’re a leader, employee, or simply looking to improve your own well-being, these books can be a valuable resource in your journey toward greater workplace wellness.