What the Productivity Commission draft mental health report says about work

This article is authored by Girard Dorney of HRM Online and is originally published by HRM Online. From how those living with a mental illness can access better support, to how Australia can get more mentally healthy workplaces. In its new draft report on mental health, the Productivity Commission estimates that mental ill-health and suicide is costing … Continue reading What the Productivity Commission draft mental health report says about work

National Working Families Report 2019: Parents and carers need our support

This article is authored by Emma Walsh, CEO Parents At Work and is originally published by Parents at Work. Competing pressures of work and caring responsibilities are adversely impacting the health and well-being of Australian working families. Government and the business community are being called on to do more to invest in and embed family friendly … Continue reading National Working Families Report 2019: Parents and carers need our support

ECT and me – a worthy option

This article is authored by Dr. Deb Roberts, a writer, speaker, yoga teacher, and mental health advocate and founder of Yogabean, part of the Career Money Life Supplier Community.  This article is originally published by Medium. In light of Mental Health Week, I’ve decided to share a personal story of my experience with Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) for … Continue reading ECT and me – a worthy option

5 Ways to Improve Your Sleep in Order to Boost Your Career

Whether it’s your first day at a new job or just another day at the office, it’s important to be at your best. And you can’t do that if you don’t get enough sleep during the night. Studies have shown that people who are well-rested are more confident and productive. What is more, it is … Continue reading 5 Ways to Improve Your Sleep in Order to Boost Your Career

3 Ways to Cope with a Toxic Office Culture

Every job comes with its own challenges and occasional stressful situations, but if you find yourself getting a case of the Monday blues every single day of the week, then you may be dealing with a toxic workplace. While there are accepted cultural differences with office dynamics such as pace, punctuality, and appropriate language, some … Continue reading 3 Ways to Cope with a Toxic Office Culture