How many have heard the phrase “hustle hard”? Society told us that the hustle makes people more successful and get ahead. Yet, studies have shown that hustle culture takes a toll on people’s emotional, mental, and physical health. For people in marginalized communities, the damage to their overall health is worse.
During the pandemic and racial reckoning, various campaigns filled our social media timelines with resources for consumers to address their mental health and wellness. Self-care became popular. As communication professionals promoting these campaigns, what are we doing to change our mindset to practice self-care and wellness in our lives? How can organizations implement best practices to ensure that we have that work-life balance to keep our overall health in check?
➡️ Yi-Hsian Godfrey, CEO & co-founder of Apiari, a curated childcare platform helping families find, book and manage vetted and experienced night nannies, babysitters and enrichment leaders in minutes.
➡️ Alice Hu, founder of Woo Woo Company, a guide for all things woo, spiritual, and holistic wellness.
➡️ Dr. Charmain Jackman, Ph.D., psychologist, speaker, writer, consultant, & founder/CEO of InnoPsych, an organization on a mission to disrupt racial inequities in mental health.
➡️ Moderator: Ivellisse Morales founder of bombilla, a branding & design agency for social change.