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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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07/09/2020

Do You Need More Emotional Agility?

By Michelle McQuaid

How do you deal with your difficult emotions? Do you try to wish them away, bottle them up or stew over them? Do you get worried that you’re worried, unhappy that you’re unhappy or stressed that you’re stressed? Is there a better way to deal with these emotions?

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04/09/2020

Is Negativity Wearing You Down?

By Michelle McQuaid

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a negativity vortex?  Something challenging happens at work, or you make a mistake, and before you know it, you’ve lost hours – and sometimes days – worrying about the potential fall-out as you recycle your negative thoughts over and over again, only to later discover that almost none of those fears came to fruition.

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