Is the wellness trend a load of garbage?

This article is originally published in The Age. Hot on the heels of other dubious business trends like team bonding, corporate huddles and their ilk comes the wellness craze. I’m not really buying it. For those lucky enough to have so far escaped the latest form of snake oil to take the corporate world by storm, a … Continue reading Is the wellness trend a load of garbage?

One-third of Australian employees live with mental illness

This article is originally published in the HRD. In Australia, a whopping one-third of all employees live with depression, anxiety or stress. Indeed, Australia's Biggest Mental Health Check-In surveyed about 3,500 employees across a variety of industries. The research by Medibio found one-third of program participants live with some form of mental illness, (with 36% living … Continue reading One-third of Australian employees live with mental illness

Finding the light: a journey of self-acceptance, self-discovery and community awareness – part 1

This article has been submitted to us by Deb Roberts, Director of Yogabean and a Career Money Life Certified Supplier. I want to gain acceptance of myself (all of me) and with that discover how to live and breathe easier and give others the possibility of the same vision. Success is a complicated and largely … Continue reading Finding the light: a journey of self-acceptance, self-discovery and community awareness – part 1

Suffering from Blame Culture at Workplace? Learn How to Avoid Stress

A huge majority of employees from different industries blame their coworkers if something goes wrong and feel that they have been overloaded with work. If you feel the same, you are not alone as stress at the workplace is quite common. One can feel stressful in the workplace for umpteen number of reasons, the most … Continue reading Suffering from Blame Culture at Workplace? Learn How to Avoid Stress

Dry retching every Monday: Australia’s most traumatic jobs

This article is written by Emma Reynolds and is originally published in News.com.au. THE day Peter Kirwan sat his children down and admitted he wasn’t doing a good job as a parent was the hardest of his life. The Sydney firefighter’s decline was a slow one, which he traces back to the day he was … Continue reading Dry retching every Monday: Australia’s most traumatic jobs