At the Momfy Blog, we pride ourselves on asking the tough questions and delving into the issues that matter for our loyal readers: in today’s post you will be forced to look deep inside yourself and answer a straightforward yet vexing question.
Here’s the poll: Do you choose Eternal Happiness or a clean kitchen?
We probably should have shown this video before asking you to vote, but… this is the degree of “messy” you’d be dealing with:
The majority of Canadians say they’d be wary of disclosing any mental health issues to their bosses or unions for fear of limiting their career prospects, finds a new national report that highlights the still hobbling efforts to address mental health concerns in the workplace.
Approximately 54% of the more than 1,000 respondents surveyed by the Conference Board of Canada worry they would be passed over for a promotion if they made their bosses aware of their mental health issues. Thirty-eight per cent said such a disclosure would likely jeopardize any future leaps ahead at work — a troubling finding, considering the mounting efforts in recent years to make the workplace more supportive for those struggling with mental health concerns.
The report, released Monday, also shone a bright light on the disconnect between how well managers feel mental health issues are addressed versus the way employees see it. While 82% of managers and executives said their workplaces promoted mental health, only 30% of employees agreed.