Thanks for reading the 4th edition of the Mental Health newsletter from the GitLab L&D team!
This edition of the newsletter also features a visual highlight newsletter that was shared with team members in Slack.
Have you heard of Modern Health benefits offered to GitLab team members? Check out the Modern Health handbook page if you're not aware of the benefit details!
Modern health for team members includes:
If you have questions about Modern Health, post in the #people-connect Slack channel!
2021-10-10 was World Mental Health day. Spring Health shared a one-page guide called Supporting Mental Health in an Unequal World that shares data about the inequeties of mental health and health care around the globe, and what you can do to help remove stigmas about mental health.
You might have seen posts in the #whats-happening-at-gitlab in September from the L&D team about LinkedIn Wellness Week. These posts highlighted a few short LinkedIn Learning videos that might help break up your day and re-focus your attention on your work and your surroundings.
Managers can consider re-sharing theses short videos this week in their team Slack channels!
|Post Topic||Video Links|
|three mindful breaths, 2 minutes, and preparing yourself for mental agility, 4 minutes|
|Simple shifts for sleep success, 4 min and Relax your brain, 5 min|
|desk hip stretches, 5 min and seated mountain pose, 3 min|
+(post 2 has been omitted as it was a time-sensitive webinar event)
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