Podcast

#39: AI and mental health

AI and mental health: Episode Notes In this episode of Stepsero we speak about AI and its application to mental health. Our guests, George and Amir, are part of The Data Analysis Bureau, a UK-based data science agency that has recently developed a virtual AI assistant tool called SAM.  Below are a few highlights from…

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#38: Wooga and employee mental health

Wooga and employee mental health: Episode Notes Wooga, a well-known Berlin based game developer, have recently made it to the news for being 100% carbon neutral. Given their impressive achievement, we approached them to discuss their employee mental health initiatives.  The gaming industry has long been under scrutiny for its long work hours (also referred…

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#37: The positive effects of a career change

The positive effects of a career change: Episode Notes Thinking about a career change can be scary and stressful. Rebecca O’Brien joins Stepsero to share her own journey from Marketing & Sales to Wellness Coaching.  Following a debilitating burnout, Rebecca made the brave choice to go back to study and finally embrace what she felt…

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#36: How to overcome the negativity bias

How to overcome the negativity bias: Episode Notes Negativity Bias is a term that refers to our tendency to focus on negative experiences more than on positive ones.Such inclination is the result of our natural evolution as human beings, given that our species has managed to survive thanks to the ability to quickly detect dangers…

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#35: The Benefits of Journaling

The benefits of journaling: Episode Notes Journaling is a practice that has been proven to be very effective for both our body and our mind. In fact, according to a few authoritative studies, expressive writing (which includes journaling) can lower blood pressure, improve immune system functionality and positively affect our mood, among other things. In…

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#34: Global mobility and mental health

Global mobility and mental health: Episode Notes In this Podcast episode we discuss the relationship between Global Mobility and mental health. Our guest Holly Maria Creed, co- founded Next Gen GM in 2018 whose aim is to support Global Mobility Professionals, both corporate and vendor, with less than fifteen years’ experience within Global Mobility.  More…

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#33: General Practitioners and mental health

General Practitioners and mental health: Episode Notes When we experience mental health issues for the first time, we usually turn to General Practitioners (GPs) for professional advice.Depending on our doctors’ specialization however, we may not always find the answers we are looking for. Why is that?  In this episode of the Stepsero podcast, we adopt…

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#32: CBT at work

CBT at work: Episode Notes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, also referred to as CBT, is an approach that can help significantly improve people’s quality of life.  As a recruitment professional, Chris Hart is clearly passionate about individuals’ mental well-being. A few months ago, he started having a closer look at CBT practices, as well as different…

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#31: A discussion on Learning and Development

A discussion on learning and development: Episode Notes Learning and development is usually seen as a subset of the Human Resources department, and it is related to improving employees’ competencies and performance.  Oftentimes, just like it happens with many other well-being practices at work, companies do not treat learning and development as a main priority…

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#30: Mental health in Academia

Mental health in Academia: Episode Notes In this episode of the Stepsero podcast we draw attention to mental health in Academia once again. According to the available data, the prevalence of depression in academic communities is 6 times higher compared to the general population. On top of that, about 40% to 50% of PHD students…

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