You Have to Help Yourself with Natalie Oliverio

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“Anything is possible, anything can be fixed, anything can be supported, no matter whom it is and what their problems are.” Natalie Oliverio, Founder and CEO of Military Talent Partners, join us to talk about the trends that she has seen within the Veteran workforce when it comes to mental wellness especially during the pandemic period and being isolated. Natalie also highlights how there is help for everyone, no matter how unique or detrimental their specific situation is.

Join in on the conversation on how employers can help bridge the generational gap in the workforce through facilitating dialogue around mental fitness – because #WeAreEveryone

 

Key Takeaways:
0:00 Intro
1:43 Natalie talks about the trends that she has seen within the veteran workforce when it comes to mental wellness especially during the pandemic period and being isolated
4:55 Natalie talks about mental fitness and what it means in her own terms and how important it is for someone’s health
7:44 Natalie talks about how an organization can create an inclusive, diverse belonging culture for all employees and institute stronger training programs to adapt to the ever changing workforce
10:19 Natalie also talks about what employers can do to always set their employees for success in their companies
12:36 Natalie talks about the idea of mindful and situational awareness when it comes to workplace culture and also when you are seeking out a new opportunity
17:14 Natalie talks about the importance of being specific of what you want to be hired such as being given a role that best fits you and you end up perfecting it
20:20 Natalie talks about mental health and mental wellness in the different generations in the workforce and trends she has seen since they have different outlooks and experiences
23:34 Natalie talks about mental wellness and what that word means to her when she hears it being mentioned
25:33 Natalie shares her resource that she uses that helps her flex her mental fitness muscles and that can help you too
28:28 Natalie also talks about the importance of saying I’m struggling and also ask for help when you are stuck
30:57 Natalie talks about the importance of having specific months dedicated to awareness and recognition to have that platform to open up the communication
31:54 Natalie explains that there is help for everyone, no matter how unique or detrimental their specific situation is

Shows Mentioned:
www.pivotalmoments.org

Wounded Warrior Project is a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, services and events for wounded veterans of the military actions following September 11, 2001. It operates as a nonprofit 501 organization.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it.

Meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing the mind on a particular object, thought, or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state.

Quotes Mentioned:
“Mental fitness is just as important as your physical fitness and your overall health.”
“What feeds your mental fitness and supports your mental health now may not be true a month from now, even a week from now.”
“Any organization that thinks they don’t have a culture problem is very checked out and disconnected from their workforce.”
“Workplace culture comes from leadership and management.”
“You have to help yourself.”
“Awareness, perspective, mindset and situational awareness, self-awareness and situational awareness can go so far in any situation.”
“Everyone’s a product.”
“How can you get a job, a career, anything, if you can’t speak about what it is, what you do, why you want it, how you do it.”
“Anything is possible, anything can be fixed, anything can be supported, no matter whom it is and what their problems are.”
“Mental wellness, mental health struggles are far more normal than anybody realizes.”
“You’re not weak when you ask for help.”

Guests Social Media Links:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natalieoliverio/
Website: https://militarytalentpartners.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=25825307
Twitter: https://twitter.com/miltalent?lang=en
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/natalie.oliverio/?hl=en

“Anything is possible, anything can be fixed, anything can be supported, no matter whom it is and what their problems are.” Natalie Oliverio, Founder and CEO of Military Talent Partners, join us to talk about the trends that she has seen within the Veteran workforce when it comes to mental wellness especially during the pandemic period and being isolated. Natalie also highlights how there is help for everyone, no matter how unique or detrimental their specific situation is.

Join in on the conversation on how employers can help bridge the generational gap in the workforce through facilitating dialogue around mental fitness – because #WeAreEveryone