Wellbeing Calendar 2024

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The Leora 2024 Wellbeing Calendar provides you a calendar of mental health and wellbeing events and days for acknowledgement, with initiatives you can use at your workplace.

1 March 2024 — Zero Discrimination Day

  • Inclusive training session: Address unconscious biases, promote empathy
  • Pledge for Equality: Encourage employees to take a personal Pledge to commit to actions that promote zero discrimination

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8 March 2024 — International Women’s Day

  • Highlight achievements: Spotlight some or all the women in the business depending on the number of women. 
  • Women’s voices webinar: Discuss challenges, achievements, and the power of female voices, encouraging open dialogue and empowerment.

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17 March 2024 — World Sleep Day

  • Sleep hygiene workshop: Conduct a virtual workshop on sleep hygiene

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18-24 March 2024 — Neurodiversity Week

  • Neurodiversity awareness workshop: Educate employees on different neurological conditions to foster understanding of colleagues
  • Lunch and learn sessions: Share resources, tools, and best practices to create a workplace culture that embraces and supports neurodiversity.

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20 March 2024 — International Day of Happiness

  • Gratitude Circles: Initiate gratitude circles during team meetings.
  • Acts of Kindness Challenge: Launch a workplace-wide kindness challenge. Encourage small acts of kindness among colleagues, creating a ripple effect of positivity throughout the organisation.

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7 April 2024 — World Health Day

  • Healthy Habits Challenge: Launch a month-long challenge focused on healthy habits. Encourage employees to adopt and track positive lifestyle changes.
  • Mindful Breaks: Introduce mindful breaks throughout the day. Encourage short breaks for relaxation, meditation, or stretching

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28 April 2024 — World Day for Safety and Health at Work

  • Safety Training Sessions: Address workplace hazards, emergency procedures, and the importance of a safety-first mindset.
  • Mental Health Safety: Reinforce EAP services and resources to employees for confidential mental health support.

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1-31 May 2024 — Mindfulness May

  • Daily Mindfulness Minutes: Encourage all employees to dedicate a few minutes each day to mindfulness.
  • Mindful Meetings: Integrate mindfulness into meetings. Try a guided Mindfulness / Meditation session by a Leora practitioner.

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1-30 June 2024 — Pride Month

  • Inclusive Workshops: Conduct workshops on LGBTQ+ inclusion and allyship.

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10-16 June 2024 — Men’s Health Week

  • Fitness Challenges: Launch a men’s health-focused fitness challenge.
  • Mental Health Workshops: Offer workshops on men’s mental health. Address topics such as stress management, coping strategies, and breaking down stigma associated with seeking mental health support.

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16 August 2024 — National Day Against Bullying and Violence

  • Awareness campaign: Initiate an awareness campaign to share information, resources, and personal stories to raise awareness about the impact of bullying and the importance of prevention.

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4-8 September 2024 — Women’s Health Week

  • Wellness Webinars: Host webinars focusing on topics such as mental health, nutrition, reproductive health, and work-life balance.
  • Mindfulness and Stress Reduction: Offer mindfulness and stress reduction sessions that specifically address stressors that women may face, promoting mental well-being.

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10 September 2024 — World Suicide Prevention Day

  • Mental Health First Aid Training: Equip employees with the skills to identify signs of distress and offer support to colleagues who may be struggling.

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12 September 2024 — R U OK? Day

  • RUOK Conversations Training: Conduct training sessions on having meaningful conversations about mental health. Equip employees with the skills to ask, listen, and support their colleagues.
  • Coffee Connections Challenge: Encourage employees to connect with their colleagues as deeply as possible while on coffee breaks. Invite a new colleague each week for coffee.

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10 October 2024 — World Mental Health Day

  • Guest Speakers or Panel Discussions: Bring in mental health experts to share insights, personal stories, and strategies for maintaining mental well-being.
  • Mental Health Awareness Workshops: Cover topics like stress management, resilience building, and fostering a supportive workplace culture.

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19 November 2024 — International Men’s Day

  • Wellness Webinars: Host webinars focusing on topics such as mental health, nutrition, reproductive health, and work-life balance.
  • Mindfulness and Stress Reduction: Offer mindfulness and stress reduction sessions that specifically address stressors that women may face, promoting mental well-being.

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10 December 2024 — Human Rights Day

  • Cultural Competency Training: Equip employees with the skills to navigate diverse cultural perspectives, fostering an inclusive and respectful workplace.
  • Volunteer Opportunities: Facilitate volunteer opportunities related to human rights causes. Encourage employees to participate in activities that support and uplift marginalized communities.

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