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Mentally Healthy Workplaces Webinar Wrap Up

January 5, 2021Uncategorized

At any given time, up to 1 in 5 employees are likely to be experiencing a mental health condition. The workplace plays a positive role in supporting the mental health of its employees, from policy and work design to crisis response. On December 16, we ran a session that explored the evidence-based protective factors for mentally healthy workplaces and provided practical strategies that when applied, give significant results. With 500 registered participants, the session covered: …

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4 Ways to Reach Your Goals

January 5, 2021Wellbeing

With the new year finally here, January sits as the most common month where people chase new goals. Goal setting is important for progression, but most of the time the go uncompleted. Below are a few of our top tips for reaching that goal based on research and clinical expertise. Enlist the help of friends and family Studies show that you have greater chances of meeting your goals if you share your goals with your …

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Being alone and socialising with others each contributes differently to personal growth

November 23, 2020Leadership , Mental health

How do people experience time alone and time with others? Findings from a new study reveal the complexities of people’s experiences in these fundamental social situations. The study analyzed self-generated text from more than 1,700 participants who performed a sentence-completion task regarding their experience alone and their social experience when in the company of others. The results of the study, published in the journal Social Psychology, reported that when people think about themselves with others, they …

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Mindfulness Practice – Touchpoints

November 23, 2020Mental health , Wellbeing

This exercise is designed to make us appreciate our lives by slowing the pace down, coming into purer awareness and resting at the moment for a while.  Think of something that happens every day more than once, something you take for granted, like opening a door, for example. At the very moment, you touch the doorknob to open the door, allow yourself to be completely mindful of where you are, how you feel and what …

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