Proactive approach to mental health challenging for small business

This article is orginally published by Inside Small Business. More than two-thirds (67 per cent) of small businesses have not discussed mental health days, according to fresh data from MYOB. The finding, from a survey conducted with 757 Australian small-business operators, is compounded by the fact that just half (52 per cent) of respondents said … Continue reading Proactive approach to mental health challenging for small business

Why Small Business Owners Struggle with Mental Health – and How to Help Them

With the recent celebration of R U Ok? Day, more and more people are taking the time to check in on the mental health of their colleagues, family and friends. As society becomes more accepting of the seriousness of mental health issues, there’s also more support out there than ever before, especially for employees: 97 … Continue reading Why Small Business Owners Struggle with Mental Health – and How to Help Them

No Shame, No Blame

This article is originally published by PsychMed, a Career Money Life Certified Supplier. In the past, mental health has been stigmatised, minimalised, and marginalised. Individuals have been made to feel like a lesser part of society. Change is afoot, and while there’s a long way still to go, the topic of mental health is no … Continue reading No Shame, No Blame

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

Loneliness peaks at three key ages, study finds — but wisdom may help

This article is authored by Susan Scutti and is originally published by CNN. Rising rates of loneliness may not be news, but the three periods when it peaks may come as a surprise: More people reported feeling moderate to severe loneliness during their late 20s, their mid-50s and their late 80s than in other life … Continue reading Loneliness peaks at three key ages, study finds — but wisdom may help