An Open Letter to Australian Employers Regarding Mental Health 

I know you care about your staff. I know that as business owners and employers you are good and decent people who understand your responsibility to ensure your people are kept safe and in a healthy work environment. I also know, with a heavy heart, that this tends to focus around physical health and the ...

2019-10-11T08:32:43+10:00

5 Steps to Create a Mentally Well Workplace

Australia is facing many workplace challenges, not least of which is employee mental health. The World Health Organisation has forecast that depression will become the leading contributor to the global burden of disease by 2030. It makes good sense, both financially and ethically, to monitor and address the mental health of your workforce.  Having a ...

2019-10-10T08:17:20+10:00

Who is Looking After the Mental Health of our Business Owners & Leaders?

Anyone who has owns or runs a business knows that there are a range of stressors or challenges that go with the job. Putting in long hours, feeling isolated, worrying about cash-flow and all that decision making comes with a sense of great responsibility.  There can also be external factors outside their control that influence ...

2019-10-11T08:41:09+10:00

5 Tips To Deal With Burnout in the Workplace

In a world where we are constantly on our smartphones, have access to 24-7 emails, social media and receive notifications on a range of devices, it is little wonder that it is increasingly difficult to switch off from our workplace. We once took our holidays and knew that our precious time with family and friends ...

2019-10-09T09:48:01+10:00

Who’s Looking Out For The Mental Health Of Our Entrepreneurs & Start Ups?

Ask anyone who’s undertaken an entrepreneurial, startup or new business journey how they would they rate the experience in terms of impacting their mental well-being, and i’m almost certain the majority of responses would sway towards it being a stressful and highly anxious period of their lives, with a continual roller-coaster of high’s and low’s. ...

2019-04-15T11:09:45+10:00

The True Financial Impact Of Mental Health At Work

There is growing evidence of the global impact of mental illness. Mental health problems are among the most important contributors to the burden of disease and disability worldwide. Five of the 10 leading causes of disability worldwide are mental health problems. It can happen to anyone, regardless of age, race or social status. Furthermore, predictions indicate that there will be a dramatic increase ...

2018-08-08T09:18:19+10:00