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How to Be a Happy, Thriving Human

Posted on June 27, 2019 in Mental Health

By Health and Performance speaker, Jenny Brockis. Why do we seek to thrive? Because it’s that feeling of being alert and calm, content and excited all rolled into one. It’s about being adaptive, responsive, happy and connected. Sheer bliss. But it can feel out of reach, because we’re living at a time when too many workplaces and people are struggling - they’re under pressure, stressed out and stretched to their limits. As a medical practitioner I’m worried about the...More


Sleep Success

Posted on June 27, 2019 in Mental Health

By Health and Wellbeing speaker Mark Bunn What do we generally think of when we think of business success? The latest productivity hacks, leadership skills, goal setting tools or communication strategies? Well, the latest science clearly shows that 'getting a good nights sleep' is now one of the biggest factors for not only our individual health but for the collective success of our business teams. A Deloitte Access Economics health report showed that 39.8 per cent of Australians don't get enough...More


Sleep - Quality Matters

Posted on June 13, 2019 in Mental Health

    By Health and Wellbeing Speaker, Gretchen Lumsden Sleep is important throughout life because when we sleep the body repairs itself and restores energy ready of the next day. Another fact that is of interest it is when the brain stores memories.  Researchers have found that 7 -8 hours sleep is important for overall health and well- being.   Adequate good quality sleep makes a big difference to the way we feel during the day because sleep affects  our overall productivity...More


The Secrets to a Strong and Healthy Mind

Posted on March 28, 2019 in Mental Health

By Aaron Williams, Health and Wellbeing Keynote Speaker  How to be Happier, Healthier and More Productive; The Secrets to a Strong and Healthy Mind Let’s be honest, life can be pretty challenging in 2019.  We live in a busy, fast-paced, often uncertain world.  Somehow, “stressed” seems to have become the norm.  Many of us are feeling more demands from our jobs, partners, children, or ageing  parents. The technology that was supposed to make our life easier...More


Psychological Safety: The Hidden Quality

Posted on March 21, 2019 in Mental Health

Psychological Safety: The Hidden Quality that determines whether a team is high-performing. By Nina Sunday  Shutterstock Image If you could identify the one quality that determines whether a team is high-performing or not, what would it be? In 2012, Google asked that question and to find the answer set up its Project Aristotle to research behaviour of 180 of its people, matching results with findings of research studies. Google was determined to pinpoint precisely the key attributes...More


The C Word [Choice]

Posted on November 28, 2018 in Mental Health

Are you organising and IWD event? International Women's Day [IWD] is on Friday, 8th March 2019! If you are organising an IWD event you might like to consider Tanya Williams as your guest speaker.   In addition to her Keynotes in the Digital space, Tanya offers a unique perspective based on her amazon best seller 'A Childfree... Happily Ever After'. The C word is one of the most powerful words in the world. It can liberate, determine, justify, make, change or impact anyone. The C word is...More


What would I say to a younger version me?

Posted on November 29, 2018 in Mental Health

As he stared at the end of his life when diagnosed with cancer, Jonathan was hit with the fact he was not the man he thought he was... He had become the kind of man he would not want to be near. Two remarkable people appeared and taught him life's greatest lessons, and in that started him on the road to redemption that saved his soul and saved and his life. He started on the road to redemption that saved his soul and saved and his life. He published his first book in 2017 – The Other Side of...More


The Bridge - Australian Story

Posted on October 4, 2018 in Mental Health

In 2012 Donna jumped from Brisbane’s Story Bridge in an attempt to end her life. Her actions shocked those who knew her and who regarded her as a competent human resource professional and a friendly, enthusiastic person.  Donna journeyed from breakdown to receiving an ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ in 2016 and found her purpose in career coaching and speaking. As an entrepreneur and speaker, Donna shares her story to help others. Donna’s story was featured on the ABC’s...More


Confronting the borderline of disrespect and bullying

Posted on October 4, 2018 in Mental Health

The borderline between disrespect and bullying or harassment is when negativity becomes habitual, concentrating on one person.  A manager whose snide comment dismisses that you were late because your child was sick, is disrespectful and dismissive.  This one-off throwaway put-down is hurtful, unpleasant and unwarranted. But many might brush this aside.   Continual disrespect requires assertive feedback When a person keeps up disrespectful behaviour, it becomes bullying. Give them...More


What is Liptember?

Posted on August 30, 2018 in Mental Health

What is Liptember?  Liptember is a campaign dedicated to educating the community on women's mental health whilst raising funds towards specific women's mental health research and support programs. Women are asked to purchase a Liptember lipstick from participating retailers and register online, gaining sponsorship for wearing the lipstick throughout the month of September. Funds raised during the month of September are donated to the Centre of Women’s Mental Health, Lifeline, Batyr, RUOK?, The...More