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    Beyond Blue and Coastrek embrace ‘friluftsliv’

    Nov 26, 2019
    Beyond Blue is proud to be the official charity partner of Coastrek, with events in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide scheduled in 2020.
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    The benefits of detaching from work

    Nov 26, 2019
    Whether you're managing a team or starting a new job, work recovery can help alleviate job stress and create a barrier between home and the workplace.
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    The value of being open about mental health in the workplace

    Oct 23, 2019
    Managers, bosses and business owners would benefit from encouraging open discussion about mental health at work to help reduce stigma in the workplace.
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    How you can support someone you’re concerned about at work

    Sep 03, 2019
    We spend a lot of time at work with the same people, which means we are exposed to changes in their behaviour. If you’re concerned about someone’s mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, it’s important to know how to support them.
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    How you can deal with workplace bullying

    Jul 10, 2019
    Dealing with workplace bullying can be terrifying for an affected employee and tricky for a manager, but it’s not impossible.
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    Take on a 30km hike for the ultimate team bonding experience

    Jun 12, 2019
    ​It’s no secret that mental and physical health go hand in hand. What’s good for your body is good for your mind. Add in a team challenge and you have yourself the ultimate work bonding activity.
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    How to create a high-performing team

    Jun 12, 2019
    A ‘high-performing team’ is a term that is often thrown around in the workplace. But what is it and how do you make one?
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    Workplace culture: what it is and why it’s so important

    Mar 20, 2019
    Leaders drive culture. Culture drives results.
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    Mental health tips for the new year

    Feb 01, 2019
    Now that the holiday break is over, start your new year off on the right foot by thinking about how you work. Sometimes the easiest changes can bring about the best outcomes for your mental health and wellbeing.
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    How encouraging employees to take their annual leave can benefit your workplace

    Nov 28, 2018
    Employees need to be encouraged to take time off work as it can not only benefit their mental and physical health but their organisation as a whole. However, workplaces need to do more if their employees are to stay mentally healthy.
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    R U OK? How to talk about mental health with your workmates

    Sep 25, 2018
    Wondering whether it’s okay to talk about mental health at work? Whether it is you opening up to a colleague or approaching someone else, it can be a tricky conversation. There’s no right or wrong approach but we have some tips to help you ask (or answer!) “Are you OK?”.
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    The role of resilience in the workplace

    Aug 17, 2018
    While it’s good to be able to manage stress and hostile situations, if your workplace is putting a strain on your mental health then resilience may not be the only answer. We spend a third of our day at work so we need to be able to identify what is causing the stress in the first place and put steps in motion to move forward.
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    Exploring mental health issues with Beyond Blue and Joe Megetto

    Aug 03, 2018
    In this episode of Kochie’s Business Builders, Beyond Blue's Dr Grant Blashki talks to dairy farmer Joe Meggetto about the importance of looking after your mental health, especially among small business owners and in farming communities.
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    “Job flexibility is a game changer”

    Jul 03, 2018
    The increasing trend towards more flexible employment options has proven to be a great way to support staff and create mentally healthy working environments.
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    Workplace bullying: the silent epidemic

    Apr 18, 2018
    Bullying is a serious issue in workplaces across Australia, affecting not just people’s mental health but the everyday running of business as well.
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    Getting personal about mental health is a sign of strong leadership

    Mar 08, 2018
    Leaders who speak openly about their own mental health make powerful contributions to developing and maintaining mentally healthy workplaces. Sharing stories can set the tone for positive communication and empower colleagues to reflect on and discuss their own mental wellbeing.
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    Three ways to create a mentally healthy workplace

    Feb 26, 2018
    While organisational leaders are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of good mental health at work, many aren’t quite sure how to turn this awareness into action.
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    How addressing your work life will do wonders for your home life

    Jan 31, 2018
    After ten years of study, the Australian National University and Latrobe University in Melbourne have confirmed that a poor work-life balance and high stress environment can put your children at risk of developing mental health issues.
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    BHP boss says less is more when it comes to working hours

    Nov 23, 2017
    The image we often have of executive leaders is tired, overworked, and always ‘on’. But one CEO is leading by example, working shorter hours in order to be more productive.
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    Should mental health days be included in personal leave?

    Oct 24, 2017
    We’ve all heard the expression ‘taking a mental health day’. While some may question whether it’s a legitimate reason for time off, allowing workers to refresh and regroup is gaining traction as a workplace management strategy.