Workouts, health tips and nutritional advice.
We take a look at resolutions, the traditional S.M.A.R.T. (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-sensitive) goals structure, and the limitations of each.
Oefening, or Exercise in the common tongue, has been around as long as we have had limbs to move. Although it has changed dramatically over human history, the fundamentals remain the same. Here’s Dave to tell you more.
Phil tells me there’s these people that have studied for a great number of years to become qualified people that allow them to check other people’s general health condition.
Continuing on with our DIPMCS examples, we decided to tackle Flexibility, as Phil is in some dire need of some limbering up! We break down the system in with these easy to follow steps and mindset to progress you in the direction of becoming a flexible human. Check out our previous videos for more a […]
Why do we procrastinate? We take a quit look at the reasons behind the avoidance.
We all get stressed sometimes, some more than others. But do you know what stresses you? I mean really know. Can you break it down to identify the cause of your stress so that you can fix it? We provide a simple technique that can get you started on the right path.
Stress harms your body and your mind. This is how.
Headaches? Flushed face? Restless leg? Nail biting? What does your stress look like?
You may like to imitate your favourite horse rider down the home stretch at the races. But that doesn’t mean you should continue their posture at your desk all day. Check out what it’s doing to your health and how to fix it.
A simple solution to a simple problem. So why aren’t we doing it?
To stand or not to stand(ing desk), that is the question. We take a look at the benefits, if any, of the standing desk and what you need to know before considering one.
Perception is crucial. The way in which we perceive things dictates our response to them. So how do we change an unhealthy perspective? Take a look at this week’s article for a step by step guide.
Do you stereotype? Do you exaggerate based on the smallest piece of information? Blame illusory correlation. Here’s why…
On World Mental Health Day, let’s take a step back and assess how we perceive ourselves, others, and our place in the world.
We revealed why we procrastinate previously, now here’s a feature on how we can fix it.
How do you plan your goals? Do you use the SMART structure? Have you used it in the past? Did it work for you? We challenge the commonly used goal setting system, and share a different approach to achieving planned success in you life.
We now know the main reasons why we snack, so how do we stop? Or, if we can’t, or simply don’t want to stop, how do we make sure we’re snacking on the right things?
We hope you have had a joyful and safe Christmas and New Year break, and didn’t turn into a Christmas ham like we did. But if you find yourself still snacking on all the naughty things well into the new year, we have detailed for you a few reasons why.
Hopefully you have been able to put the DIPMCS system to good use in recent weeks. But if you still can’t wrap your head around it, that’s okay, it’s all apart of the process, however, we thought we would help you along your path by providing a few examples of how it works in everyday […]
Not the sexiest of acronyms, we know, but if you look past the name, we think you will find this new way of setting goals to be highly effective in achieving long term success. DIPMCS Direction – choose a direction or path, not a destination Identity – identify yourself as a person who would achieve […]
Having a stressful day? Don’t know what to do to fix it, or even where to begin? Try these quick 4 steps, they could be a life saver!
Are you getting enough of the good old green stuff?
Are you getting enough of the good stuff?
Through extensive research, we have discovered that research, isn’t actually being researched correctly!
What is mindfulness and why is everyone talking about it? We go through how you can use it to improve your day to day life.
A wealth of knowledge just a click away, from experts in the field.
If you want to be effective, get simple, get clear take action and don’t stop.
Nothing is too hard and nobody is too busy. If it’s not getting done it’s just not a priority. Simple as that.
A body at rest wants to remain at rest, and a body in motion wants to stay in motion, unless acted upon by other forces. Newton’s first law applies to health and wellbeing as much as it does physics.
Read time: 3 minutes 31 seconds Hybrid work is a huge bonus for a lot of people. If you want to change that, make sure there’s a damn good reason. The last few years have been an absolute whirlwind of changes, some good, many bad, but the one thing that can’t be denied is […]
Athletes don’t roll their eyes at self-care. Athletes know that how well they care for themselves will ultimately dictate how well they can perform.
According to the stats, workers are struggling and our management strategies aren’t hitting the mark.
Read time: 2 minutes 3 seconds If we don’t have quality teachers, our whole future is in jeopardy. Picture this. The bell rings, but there’s no teacher in sight. Kids are sitting in their seats but their classroom echoes with an unnerving silence as they wait. This is a reality we’re edging closer to everyday. […]
The Turbulent Tale of the High Performing Team Read time: 2 minutes 47 seconds Wellbeing dynamics refers to the complex interplay of factors and conditions that affect the physical, emotional and mental health and wellbeing within groups of people, and how those factors are influenced by the environment, relationships and circumstances that are present. Once upon […]
When we measure value in more than money we recognise much more of it.
Workplace wellbeing specialists are the future of workplace wellbeing, and they’re way more accessible than you think.
Manage your team’s workload as much as you can. When you can’t, manage your team.
Workplace wellbeing is not just another corporate fad, it is the future of preventative healthcare.
Anything you pay for that doesn’t produce results is expensive, no matter how small the outlay. Anything that provides you with positive ROI is value for money, regardless of how much it costs.
The most common issue leaders face when it comes to improving the wellbeing of their staff is they don’t know where to start. There are so many aspects of it, so many frameworks and so many avenues to take that it’s easy to become overwhelmed.
When it comes to your workforce, the top 20% are likely making 80% of the impact. This is the Pareto principle and it’s the reason companies are always searching for that next ‘high performer’
Addressing just a few fundamental concepts of ergonomics now can save you time, money, and plenty of stress down the line.
The days of ‘set and forget’ when it comes to wellbeing are over. Now, a more proactive approach is needed.
A culture of wellbeing is more than words on a wall. It is a drastic and resolute intention of will, backed up by unwavering daily action.
You don’t need to be an expert to make an impact. You just need to leverage the people who are. Getting workplace health and wellbeing right is bloody hard. There are so many variables and moving parts and consequences and opinions and HR teams have been thrown right into the thick of it and […]
A couple of years ago wellness perks were all the rage. Gym memberships for all, fruit bowls in the kitchen, ping pong tables in the breakroom and free beer on Friday’s seemed to be the way a lot of companies chose to engage their staff and help boost their wellbeing.
An onsite wellbeing practitioner is someone who is skilled in delivering workplace wellbeing initiatives, who is hired by a company to help improve the health and wellbeing of their people.
Workplace wellbeing is key to business performance. Those who embrace it will benefit. Those who do not will suffer.
Workplace wellbeing programs can be daunting prospects because they seem so very large before we begin. We all know how important they are and as well-meaning as we are, we don’t want to do the wrong thing by our companies or our people, so we tend to procrastinate on them. This is totally understandable, but […]
In 1987 Paul O’Neill was appointed CEO of Alcoa. The company was struggling with failed production lines, mounting staffing costs and a declining stock price. By all accounts, it was on life support.
2022 will be the year of workplace wellness.
There is very little that COVID-19 has left untouched, and workplace health programs are a part of this incredibly long list.
Workplace health programs are having their day in the sun, and for good reason.
With all that’s been going on this past year, our health has never been more front of mind, and for good reason.
These are real people from various companies that we consult with. Whilst these stories are great examples, they are far from unique and represent a great many of the people we work with every day.
Everyone has a tried and tested hangover cure, and you’ve probably heard of plenty of them, but what actually works?
We loathe it, yet we’re all guilty of it. We know we don’t want to do it but it’s just so hard to stop!
Let me be clear from the outset. I have no problem with resolutions.
I have always had issues with SMART goals. I believe they are not suited for the majority of people making everyday goals
For some time now I’ve had a few issues with SMART goals. They’re not quite all they’re cracked up to be.
In the 10 or so years that I’ve been in workplace health I’ve completed close to 20,000 health consultations.
A sneak peek at the fact sheets included with our health seminars.
The new buzz term around the health industry. We separate the crap from the facts to give you a better understanding of what’s going on down there.
Habits are routine behaviours created from repetition and physiologic exposure that are completed, often subconsciously, in order to serve a purpose. Understanding them, is the first step to taking control of them.
As fun as the end of the year is, we all know how challenging it can be for our health. We share some tips for you to stick to our good habits, especially when things start to get a bit haphazard.
Whether it be overseas, interstate, or in the car all day visiting clients, it’s hard to maintain a consistent routine when our daily requirements are constantly changing. Luckily there are some simple ways we can mitigate this and ensure we stay healthy, even with the most chaotic of schedules.
Things are quite literally trying to kill us all the time. It’s not their fault, it’s just what they do. Bacteria, viruses, fungi, they’re all trying to grow and replicate, and they often want to use our bodies to do it. We look at how this incredibly useful and complex system protects us.