Last month, Jeff Kennett, the Beyondblue chairman called for performance bonuses of chief executives to be partially tied to the mental wellbeing of their employees, a proposal supported by the Business Council of Australia. Kennett’s proposal to make business leaders accountable for shaping mentally healthy workplaces has been reported as radical by some sections of
One of the first companies to launch a comprehensive workplace wellness program in Australia in 2001 was Unilever; focused on mental resilience, exercise and nutrition programs for senior executives. Key to the program was Return On Investment measures; assessing the effectiveness of the wellness program. Lancaster University was commissioned to conduct the study in 2003,
Since the beginning of human history, the human life cycle has been lived out many billion times. It may be assumed that from this accumulated experience, clear findings on human development would have evolved. This is not so. Traditional psychology has only been a formal discipline for approximately 100 years, focused on human development, mental and
With a lovely family long Easter weekend over, the next few weeks begins the daily juggle of kids and work commitments. School holidays are yearned for; to have everyone home and have a break from the routine of school and extra-curricula commitments. However, the reality for many is that managing 3 months of school holidays
Research shows that meditation increases positive emotions (Fredrickson, 2008).
If you were fortunate to have a break over the Easter weekend, you may be feeling renewed and refreshed returning back to work this morning. People who love going to work are more productive and creative. They go home happier and have happier families treating their colleagues and clients and customers better. Inspired employees make
What are your energy drainers? What are your energy boosters? Do more of what makes you happy every day. Reposted from Instagram