Mental health awareness has come a long way since Mindful Employer started in 2010. People are now much more open to having the conversation. This is no longer something that happens to someone else. What we are seeing now, is what I describe as the second wave.Read More
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?Read More
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.Read More
Breathe new life into the way your workplace thinks about mental health and wellbeing this Mental Health Week.
It’s Mental Health Week and this year we are being asked to reimagine mental health in a more positive light. Which seems like a great opportunity to celebrate wellbeing at work.
As a Mindful Employer, what can you do to improve wellness in your workplace?Read More
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?Read More
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.Read More
What do employees say about their workplace mental health support? What can organisations do to foster good mental health at work?Read More
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.Read More
Stress is the second most common cause of workplace compensation claims in Australia, after manual handling. And it’s that time of year when people might be feeling the pressure of juggling end of financial year workplace requirements with school holiday routine adjustments and the winter blues.Read More
Life outside of the workplace is made up of hobbies, interests, children, partners and friends. The community we create gives our lives meaning and support.Read More
When we come to work we bring our whole self, and there will be times when we are a little below the top of our game. Our workplace interactions, whether with our colleagues or an external party, are necessary and form an integral part of any work we do. Increasing our self awareness can help us to improve our control over how we respond in all interactions.Read More