Why Workplaces with a Community Mindset Win

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This post is part of our series on The 5 Evidence-based Foundations of a Mentally Healthy Workplace. What is a ‘community mindset’? Community mindset refers to an overarching attitude where people share a sense of belonging to a group, and work together for both individual and overall group success. What does community mindset look like in the workplace? As ‘community … Read More

Why Your Management Team Needs a Strengths-Based Approach

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This post is part of our series on The 5 Evidence-based Foundations of a Mentally Healthy Workplace. What is strengths-based management? Put simply, strengths-based management is where leaders put the main focus on employee strengths rather than shortcomings. This does not mean shortcomings are not addressed; rather they are approached as areas for improvement or professional goals. A strengths-based leader … Read More

The 5 Evidence-based Foundations of a Mentally Healthy Workplace

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With frequent talk of “work-life-balance” encouraging more personal time to improve mental health, it is easy to forget the ‘work’ part of the equation. Mental health does not completely shift according to each context or setting we step into. Rather, mental health is fluid, with effects from one setting flowing through and impacting all others. With the average full-time employee spending … Read More

Support for Parents of Teens

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Parenting a teenager is hard work and can be overwhelmingly frustrating. Between the eye-rolls, resistance, blow-ups and melt-downs, it can seem like you and your teen are fighting a never-ending war. Rest assured, you are not alone. More importantly, support is available if you need it. Why do teenagers rebel against their parents? The teen years are a time of … Read More

How do you Know if Someone has High-Functioning Depression?

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Depression. For most people, images of endless weeping in the corner of a dark room following a major tragedy spring to mind. In reality, depression can look very different across each person experiencing it. Let’s say you have a work friend who confides in you they’re struggling and think they may be depressed while somehow still smashing their KPI’s, organising … Read More

Infographic – How to keep your home happy in lockdown

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Now that the initial panic of the pandemic has passed and we’re adjusting to working from home, the biggest challenge for many is maintaining the mental health and wellbeing of our families. This is a practical guide we’ve put together to help parents navigate the challenges of self-isolation with our family members throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Infographic – How to adapt to COVID-19

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Emotions are high and it’s easy to worry yourself sick. The world has temporarily changed and so we must adjust. The better we adjust, the more resilient we will be. With all the change, unknowns, and heightened threat level; staying cool, calm, and collected is vital for the mental health of ourselves, our family members and our colleagues. If you’re … Read More

Assertiveness Vs Aggression: Characteristics Of When Assertiveness Become Aggression

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Assertiveness Vs Aggression: Characteristics Of When Assertiveness Become Aggression Confidence and self-esteem are two (2) integral components of our growth, and it’s important we develop these early on in order for us to be able to pursue our respective passions and interests and grow as individuals. Alongside confidence and self-esteem is assertion, or the capacity of an individual to defend … Read More