Highlights We spend 1/3rd of our lives at work and yet research shows that as many as 70% of people are not engaged in their work! Whilst this stat varies by country, it's pretty consistent. Work is not perceived to be
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY ‘Kindness is contagious’ ‘Mental Health is different to mental illness’ ‘The workplace is the fifth leading cause of death’ ‘You can’t buy passion’ These are some of the soundbites from the first Wellbeing@Work
'You're just in time for the Essentials Yoga Class', said Sally, the friendly receptionist at the Body Mind Life Institute in Sydney's Surry Hills. 'But hurry, the class is about to begin.' With those words, I had to make a decision. I was tired after
This is the first guest post Lawrence wrote for Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington's health & wellbeing website, which is based on people gaining extraordinary health inside the workplace, attaining wellness and avoiding the stress and burnout that often comes with working in an organisation. In this post, Lawrence shares his story on how he came to be passionate about wellbeing in the workplace, and how he developed a nationally-receognised award-winning health & wellbeing initiative in his organisation of 3,000 employees, in just 2 years.
MANY THANKS TO OUR SPEAKERS, SPONSORS AND FOOD & DRINK PROVIDERS Our valued speakers included:- Claire de Carteret, from Gallup Business Learning Solutions, who gave the opening keynote "The workplace in 2030 - key trends & research on the future
‘Are there any shops nearby?’ I asked Gupta, the friendly receptionist at the Ayurveda retreat where I was staying, in the heart of Kerala, in the South West corner of India. ‘About 20 minutes away. Let me ask
Ideally, home will be a place that you can retreat to, to calm, to enjoy family time and relax. However, levels of stress at home are on the rise. Often the stress at home is caused by more everyday things. Losing keys; a fault with
A number of studies have tried to uncover what’s driving our collective stress levels up. Some of these are macro, where we have little control, such as the global economy, the outbreak of infectious diseases, political uncertainty and terrorism, all of which are endlessly reported