Nov 4, 2020
Megan Hunter is the founder of
Peak + Prairie Co. Health Promotion and is on a mission to
translate evidence based health information into understanding and
action. Peak + Prairie provides best practice, evidence based health
information to inform health-based decisions, particularly
decisions around workplace wellness. She is in the process of
earning her Masters of Science in Health Promotion and
Sociobehavioral Studies. Her thesis work is focused on how
the workplace has changed due to COVID-19 and the effects that has
had on employment health. She lives in Calgary, Canada and
also has a grey and white pet rabbit!
In This Episode We
public health is a “hidden force” all around us and we often don’t
often overlooked but crucial importance of mental health in the
importance of a healthy psychological workplace.
her own mental health challenges have helped shape her
the culture of a workplace varies and what kind of culture is
necessary for health.
first steps someone can take to create a healthy workplace for
self-care is a crucial part of a workplace of wellness.
effects the pandemic has had on people’s work.
on how she manages it all.
to get started in this field.
- “I am
most passionate about creating places, spaces, cultures,
communities where mental health is protected.”
- “Without good mental health it’s harder to take
care of physical health.”
have to do this (create cultures of wellness in the workplace)
collectively or it's not going to work.
are not willing to accept the needs of others because we haven’t
accepted our own. It starts with understanding your own needs
and what it takes to take care of yourself.”
we are putting in that work we all deserve at least a living wage
so no one is under the poverty line. We shouldn’t have to be
working 3 jobs to make a living wage.”
can all just be a little kinder to ourselves.”
passionate about connecting with people.”
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