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Making entrepreneurs’ well-being a priority

BDC is committed to helping entrepreneurs do well—and be well.

With COVID-19, we are going through unprecedented and unsettling times as the world wrestles with the health and economic impacts of the pandemic.

The pandemic has without a doubt put significant pressure on entrepreneurs who feel more stressed, anxious, hopeless and isolated than ever before.

We remain committed to the cause of entrepreneurs’ well-being. We hope that these tips and resources can help you take care of your health and the health of your loved ones.

If you need help

If you have questions about your well-being or mental health, these resources may help guide you.

The state of mental health

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Canadian Entrepreneur Mental Health and Well-Being Report: May 2021

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Canadian Entrepreneur Mental Health and Well-Being Report: November 2020

Mental health: let's talk about it!

mai 3, 2021 | Leadership | annie marsolais

It’s time we talk about Canadian entrepreneurs’ mental health

Results from BDC’s mental health survey in 2021 show how entrepreneurs are dealing with stress, fatigue and uncertainty over the pandemic.

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Practical advice for time-pressed entrepreneurs

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How to handle stress and prevent burnout

Manage your overall energy instead of just time and tasks

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Four practical steps to manage your stress

Make your stress productive instead of damaging, especially during a crisis. Left unchecked, elevated levels of stress can have serious long-term consequences. These steps can help you.

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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:

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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