A healthy and happy workforce is a productive workforce. The benefits of wellness in the workplace, both to the employee and the employer, have been proven time and time again.
Being mindful at work sounds wonderful in theory, but how can you add that in on top of an overflowing inbox and never-ending to-do list? Research has shown that when your mind wanders and you go about your day in a “mindless” state, you are more susceptible to stress and
In the second edition of her Total Living column, creative mentor Jo-Anne Hook talks about the importance of prioritising our highest values. We all know of someone who seems to be able to fit everything into their lives. Miraculously, they have time to exercise, catch up with their friends
Here are a few easy and realistic things that will bring wellness into your workplace. It’s the little changes over times that make the difference, after all.
Organisational change, especially if it means downsizing, can be a stressful time. Practising mindfulness and compassion can help employees adjust to change with realistic expectations and the tools to cope. The author of this article, Olivia Downing, is a registered psychologist who focuses on the benefits of mindfulness. In her
It’s cold, the days are shorter and for us teachers-it’s report writing time! As we approach the middle of 2016, it can sometimes seem as though the end is too far away. Summer isn’t for months and work can become quite monotonous. Is it time to give up? Should we