The high cost of stress at work

Apart from moral and ethical reasons to ensure the mental health of employees, the financial argument is compelling. Mental health disorders are the leading cause of work disability and estimated to cost the global economy up to A$23 trillion by 2030. “Claims for workplace compensation around mental health issues are Read more…

How health is wealth

Call it people power. Or maybe just clever marketing. But the wellness industry – focusing on protecting health rather than treating disease – is on an exponential, vitamin and fitness-fuelled joyride. It’s also fresh enough to offer lucrative opportunities to those who can tap into a new style of health Read more…

Stress, burnout and recovery

Photo credit: Katie Moum Being burnt out means feeling empty, devoid of motivation, and beyond caring. You may have no energy, lost hope, or simply be unexcited about life in general. Don’t give up hope because recovery from stress and burnout is possible. Besides implementing self care activities, you’ll need to learn Read more…

Should you eat more carbs?

Until now, many people have thought reducing carbohydrates is a good idea. Don’t they make us fat? Tired? Or ill? Well, yes, according to eating plans endorsed by celebrities. But the story is more complex than that. Or, put another way, it should be more complex than that because complex Read more…