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“No man (or woman) is an island”: Mates and beyond

Almost 400 years ago, the clergyman and poet, John Donne, gave a sermon that included the statement that “No man is an island”. What he was referring to was the idea that humans are all connected to each other. He went on to talk about just how important connections [...]

2022-03-15T10:50:49+13:00March 14th, 2022|

Six guiding leadership principles: how to support your team

Have you ever reflected on the role you play in supporting your team members in terms of their mental health? Have you considered whether your previous responses to situations have helped a team member feel understood and supported, or alienated and invalidated? We understand that with the business pressures [...]

2022-04-11T10:55:49+12:00March 14th, 2022|

Guiding principles: Choosing a workplace wellbeing provider

Organisations that prioritise the wellbeing of their employees have better business outcomes, lower absenteeism and presenteeism, and fewer injuries. They experience higher productivity and customer satisfaction – as well as fulfilling ethical and legal duties to look after their people. Policies, procedures, leadership, organisational culture and work environment are [...]

2022-03-11T15:01:49+13:00March 4th, 2022|

When caring comes at a cost I Empathy

Understanding the feelings of another - empathy - can be a super-power. It can promote  social connection and allow us to help others even when we don’t have all the answers. The catch is, being good at being empathic or doing it often can also be a super-stressor.  Caregivers [...]

2022-03-11T15:32:24+13:00February 21st, 2022|