Receiving a prestigious invitation to present in SCAP17, Singapore Conference on Applied Psychology. I will be presenting Psychological Well-being in Philippine Corporations. The findings in my study show a strong and significant correlation among perceived stress, job satisfaction, and participation in health and well-being programs with Employee Psychological Well-being. Further, job satisfaction interacts significantly with perceived stress to have a positive impact on employee well-being.
These insights are significant to human resource practitioners who look for ways to increase employee well-being as it is positively correlated to work engagement and employee productivity.
In this article for Cosmopolitan Philippines November issue, I comment on the intricacies of relationships between women.
Female friendships are challenging because they are built on layers upon layers of female issues: competition, discrimination, cultural restraints on what women can and cannot do; how women should behave. Lack of honesty complicates relationships amongst women — because of cultural ideals on acceptable behavior, women tend to hide feelings of anger, frustration, irritation from women friends. As a result, so much of what must be said remains unsaid,unrecognised tension festers into passive-aggressive actions. Honesty is such an expensive commodity yet very necessary for authentic relationships. It may not be possible to become vulnerable in all relationships. However, choosing whom to trust and opening up to them of our feelings and sentiments makes us feel less alone and more connected with life.
(Suzy Roxas is a regular consultant on women’s issues for Cosmopolitan Magazine )
Along the way of developing a evidence-based program for women in the workplace, get to read much research done on gender issues in the corporate space. Despite the years of advancement, achievement , and plethora of work by women, its sad to see how many remain out of the spotlight because they are afraid to shine.
Resourcing as gender issues expert for the workplace at Cosmopolitan Magazine May 2017 issue, I have identified 8 traits to be a great boss that will show ‘gravitas’:
Catch the full Article in the May 2017 issue of Cosmopolitan Philippines
Relationships are meant to help us grow into better human beings. If they are a source of feeling bad about ourselves or are a cause of abuse, then we are much better alone. Read more about relationships and health in an article featured in Cosmopolitan Philippines.
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