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The Role of Managers in Workplace Mental Health

May 18, 2022Uncategorized

As a leader within your organisation, you have a responsibility to supervise and support the health, safety, and wellbeing of your team — and this includes their mental health. But how exactly can you do that, and what would supporting your team’s mental health look like? The common misconception that managers can’t do much to …

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Empowering people to be well with Wesley Mission Queensland

April 27, 2022Uncategorized

When you hear about the work that Wesley Mission Queensland does, it’s hard to imagine them as anything but a team of rockstars. Serving a community of Queenslanders at all stages of life, the non-profit provides support through a range of services and channels including residential aged care, respite and homelessness services, mental health services, …

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Thriver of the Month – Sue Weir

April 27, 2022Uncategorized

Welcome to our Thriver of the Month series, where we profile superstar Active & Thriving users who are kicking goals and climbing the leaderboards, showing us how it’s done. We’re starting off the series with Sue from the University of Queensland, who has been using the A&T app to enhance a healthier and more mindful …

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What is grit?

March 30, 2022Uncategorized

The concept of ‘grit’ has been extensively researched by psychologist Angela Duckworth, who more distinctly defines it as the “tendency to sustain interest and effort towards long term goals”. We can also describe grit as ‘mental toughness’. Issues like procrastination, being distracted by other tasks, abandoning your work halfway through, are all indicators that you …

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Create a resilience action plan

March 2, 2022Uncategorized

It’s not always possible to prevent stressful or adverse situations, but you can strengthen your capacity to deal with these challenges. What is resilience? Resilience is your ability to cope with tough times by applying your inner strength and engaging support networks. Resilience can enable you to face difficult situations and maintain good mental health. …

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