Making entrepreneurs’ mental health and well-being a priority
We know that entrepreneurs are human. Despite your drive and resilience, building, running, and owning a business can take a toll.
In fact, entrepreneurs experience more mental challenges than the general population and are less likely to access support.
That’s why BDC is committed to supporting the mental health and well-being of entrepreneurs. By sharing ground-breaking research, raising awareness, and providing access to support, BDC wants to help every entrepreneur do well by being well.
Entrepreneurs talk about their mental health
Inspiring entrepreneurs share their personal mental health struggles and how they cope.
The state of entrepreneurs’ mental health
Survey on SME owners’ mental health: November 2022
Canadian Entrepreneur Mental Health and Well-Being Report: April 2022
Canadian Entrepreneur Mental Health and Well-Being Report: May 2021
BDC Insights on mental health
Why I am cautiously optimistic for entrepreneurs’ mental health in 2022
Publishing in April 2022, our fourth mental health study on entrepreneurs’ mental health shows mixed results.Read post
Practical advice to support your mental health
Failing to delegate? 5 signs you’re hurting your business
If your stress level is rising, it could be a sign you need to delegate more.
Imposter syndrome: What if you didn’t have to fake it till you make it
Almost every successful founder will tell you that they’ve felt like a fraud at one point or another. We’ve all been there and it’s ok to feel that way.
How to harmonize your work and personal lives
Conventional wisdom about work-life balance can be overly restrictive for entrepreneurs. It may be more realistic to achieve work-life harmony. Follow these tips to reconcile your work and personal lives to avoid burnout
A healthy work environment makes a difference
Maintaining a psychologically healthy work environment is challenging during a crisis like the COVID-19 when there is so much disruption. You can take steps to make mental health a priority in your workplace.
Three tips to help you cope with a crisis
Happiness doesn’t just happen. A positive outlook can help develop your happiness skills. You can’t always control the big things, but there are many small things you can control to stay upbeat.
Strengthen well-being with these daily routines
As the leader of your company, you’ve learned how to put a business plan in place to meet any challenges. Have you considered doing a plan to help with your mental health?
3 steps to manage stress and build resilience
Entrepreneurs often carry a lot of stress. They can feel isolated, bottling up anxieties while trying to project strength and optimism. These tips can help you.
Top 10 stress management tips for leaders
Organizing your days to make sure you’re doing the right things at the right time takes discipline, but the payoff will be less stress and a better-managed, more successful company.
Looking for more?
If you’re looking for more information or help with your mental health, we’ve curated a collection of resources to help guide you.