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Workplace burnout is not only hurting your employees, it’s hurting your bottom line. 

With workplace burnout on the rise, companies need to implement strategies focused on developing sustainable people management practices. The key? An uncompromising focus on the wellness of their employees. As technology advances and work-related tasks seem ever boosted by new tools of productivity, the work week has somewhat counter-intuitively grown longer, more intensive and increasingly stressful. […]

3 Great Apps For When You’re Feeling Down

1. Cove App Store: Free  (Only available available in the App Store for iOS devices) Looking for a more unique way of emotional self-expression? How about composing music? The Cove App lets you create music to help express and identify your complex feelings. With its beautiful and aesthetic interface, Cove makes composing music easy and […]

5 Habits That Build Mental Wellbeing

Achieving mental wellbeing can be difficult in a world filled with constant pressure and not enough time. However, there are strategies you can use to build a stronger, more resilient and calmer mind. Without further ado, below you will find our list of the top 5 habits you can cultivate in order to build mental […]

5 ways I try to cope with chronic illness

5 ways I try to cope more mindfully with chronic illness and its impact on my mental health Written by guest writer Susan P. You know that feeling you have when you have the flu? When you are stuck in bed with a mountain of tissues, a pack of paracetamol, and a hot cup of […]

5 Reasons Why Seeking Guidance Means Seeking Progress

Written by Sarah Benedicte Florander   Struggling with problems, however minor or large, is something every human being experiences. In life, we are often taught to grit our teeth together and push forward. Sometimes however, these issues compile into a tangled web of issues that can become impossible to untangle on your own, eventually permeating […]

The Story of Inuka. Why We Want to Break the Cycle.

As written by our co-founder Robin van Dalen. Edited by Dixon Chibanda and Sarah Florander. The Story of Inuka. A Personal Perspective, by co-founder Robin van Dalen. Welcome to Inuka! So I hear those of you not familiar with Kiswahili thinking: what is Inuka? It is an East-African word for ‘arise’. And, it is also […]

Why I care about my mental health, and why you should too.

You how sometimes when you’re having a bad day, and that seems to affect everything you do? Everything you have to do is for some reason a lot harder to get right than it is normally and without you meaning to, things go wrong? I remember when I was younger, this is how someone once […]

Expert insights on stress: what is it and how to deal with it?

“I am under so much stress!”  Today the word “stress”, forms part of most people’s daily vocabulary. It has almost become an acceptable phenomenon.  However, the effects of stress on ill-health are not seriously pondered. What is stress? There is positive and negative stress. Distress, which is negative stress is classified into two; that is […]

How Inuka can help you find your inner hero

Johanna Kruger Seeking help is hard. If you haven’t read it yet, in our previous blog post, we talked about the common barriers preventing people from seeking the help they need. So the next step is finding the right solution for you, that overcomes these barriers. And Inuka might be the solution you are looking […]

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