Given the past year in particular, wellbeing couldn’t be more important than it is now. And as part of Keyline’s continued commitment to focus on wellbeing in the workplace, we’re encouraging all colleagues to think proactively about their own wellbeing and how to put themselves in the best position to enable them to help others.
As a simple way to get our message across, we tend to use the oxygen mask analogy.
Putting your oxygen mask on means taking care of yourself. When you fly on a plane the flight attendant instructs you to put your oxygen mask on first before helping others because if you run out of oxygen yourself you can’t help anyone else with their oxygen mask.
However for many people it is not their primary instinct and their natural inclination is to protect others first. But it can take its toll..