Building Bridges to Emotional Fitness
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 / 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM EST
Prior to COVID-19, the World Economic Forum projected that the burden of mental illness would cost the global economy $6 trillion by 2030. The global pandemic has exacerbated emotional health and wellbeing, resulting in increased anxiety, depression, loneliness, substance use and suicides. HR, Benefits and Wellness professionals need actionable solutions for supporting employees’ emotional health and wellbeing. This can be achieved through Emotional Fitness, which builds emotional strength, endurance and flexibility through meeting essential needs, securing a sense of belonging, cultivating a sense of purpose, and finding opportunities to flourish.
We featured speaker Robin Bouvier, Vice President in the Health Solutions practice at Aon.
During this session, we learned:
- Common mental health impacts from the pandemic
- How to assess your own mental health and identify risk factors in others
- Training techniques to improve emotional fitness
- Guidance to achieve and sustain total wellbeing in uncertain times
Health & Wellbeing Expert, Vice President, Aon
Robin Bouvier is a Vice President in Aon’s Health Solutions Practice. As a member of Aon’s National Health Transformation Team, Robin identifies opportunities for organizations to increase the health and wellbeing of their workforces. Robin assists consultants and clients across the U.S. in the areas of data collection and analysis, strategy development, vendor selection, and program design and execution. Robin also evaluates opportunities for organizations to make policy and environmental changes to create a culture of healthy living.
Robin is a member of many associations representing health, wellbeing and employee benefits. She has been an active member of most of these organizations as Chair or Co-Chair of various committees and initiatives and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts.
Robin also holds professional designations as a Certified Wellness Program Coordinator (Chapman Institute) and a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist® (Corporate Health & Wellness Association). She recently joined the faculty of the Corporate Health & Wellness Association to guide the development of the next generation of worksite wellbeing practitioners.