How to Conquer the Winter Blues

For many of us, the colder mornings, the darker evenings and the rainy days tempt us to hide under the doona just a little longer than we normally would! While miserable weather is certainly a deterrent to leaving the comfort of your warm home, there is also some science behind that urge to stay in and keep hitting that snooze button.

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Janet Hopkins
Workplace Stress is on the Rise

Workplace Stress is on the Rise

It seems Australians are more stressed than ever before. With growing job uncertainty, we are working longer hours, under more pressure and many Australians feel undervalued at work. How can your workplace build a culture that supports good mental health and wellbeing?

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Janet Hopkins
Supporting your staff after the same sex marriage result

What does the result of the Marriage Equality Postal Survey mean for you as a Mindful Employer?

At times of significant social change, people will experience a wide range of different emotions. There is elation for some, disappointment and frustration for others. The strength of these reactions will vary, but for some, the result will have triggered some very powerful emotions. Whatever the experience, as we now move into the Parliamentary process, the discussions and reverberations, will continue.

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Janet Hopkins
Be a Mindful Employer this RUOK day

Perhaps it’s been on your ‘to do’ list for a while. You know the stats. You know that building a mentally healthy workplace is good for staff and good for business, but things have been so busy lately...

September 14 is RUOK day.

As people across Australia prepare to reach out and open a dialogue, why not use this RUOK day to develop a plan for your workplace?

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Janet Hopkins
SANE@Work 2016

No two workplaces are the same. If you’re a trucking company, a library, a government department or a construction crew, your employees will have unique needs when it comes to workplace health and safety.

Mental health is no different. So for Mental Health Week 2016, we’re offering a curated suite of resources to suit your workplace.

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Janet Hopkins
Managing anxiety in the workplace

For some people the workplace can be a minefield of anxiety and stress. A task or situation that’s a ‘sinch’ for you may be spine-chilling for someone else.

Think of a presentation to your CEO. It might make you feel uncomfortable. It might be scary. But for one of your colleagues this situation could trigger their anxiety.

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Janet Hopkins