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19/10/2020

What Not to Say to Someone Who's Depressed

By Drake Workwise

Worried about putting your foot in it? It's important to discuss mental health with people you care about, but if you don't use tact and compassion, your help may do more harm than good.

 

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16/10/2020

Wellbeing, when ONE SIZE FITS ALL fails

By Tazmayn Goode

Scene ONE:  Its 2:55 PM. My 6th Zoom meeting for the day has finished 5 minutes early (woohoo!). Blood sugar is low, bladder full, my teething toddler is still napping. This means 5 whole heaven-sent minutes, just for me to tend to my most basic human needs before I stare at my face as it waits in the Zoom lobby, ready to attend the next meeting.

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05/10/2020

How can leaders play their part in maximising wellness in the workforce?

By Andrea Marlan

Wellness solutions are not a business expense and it’s time that we opt for a mindset shift and see the real value derived from wellness programs when embedded into organisational DNA. This year, wellness and wellbeing is more topical than ever before. The onus is being placed on business leaders to be the leaders of change and pivot their business in accordance with the changing times. With this, will come great benefit to not only workers wellbeing, but by consequence - the business’ bottom line.

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02/10/2020

Why Wellbeing Programs Fail

By Michelle McQuaid

Despite your best intentions and efforts are your wellbeing programs falling short of the long-term outcomes you hoped to achieve? With global spending reported to be now over forty billion dollars a year on programs targeting the physical, mental and social wellbeing in workplaces, it’s heart-breaking to realise that generally employee’s unhappiness and stress levels at work continue to rise. So what might your wellbeing program be missing?

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18/09/2020

Are You Tougher Than You Think?

By Michelle McQuaid

Do you wonder what might happen if your life was suddenly turned upside down? Are You Tougher Than You Think? 

 

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18/09/2020

3 Ways to Turn Self-Criticism Into Self-Compassion

By Michelle McQuaid

Do you ever hear a little voice chattering away in your head that fills you with self-doubt? Perhaps you’ve heard it saying “You’re not good enough,” “You’re so lazy,” or even “You’re such an idiot.” It’s the voice of self-criticism that says things to you that you would never dare say to anyone else.

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