Anxiety in the workplace can be due to the culture of the workplace — such as the pressure placed on individuals to achieve, the tolerance of bullying, a competitive place — or due to individual stress that is not directly the result of the workplace, writes Amanda Gordon.
The terms and conditions of your employment – including your pay, hours, schedule flexibility and job security – influence your overall health as well as your risk of being injured on the job, according to new research.
Boredom and “bad days” are among the biggest savings roadblocks for Australians, along with social media influencers, peer pressure from friends, and “buy now, pay later” services, according to new research by MyState Bank.
While in the past, the accountant was working up to 80 hours a week, he now concedes that “working harder is not always the smartest… you don’t need to give up your entire life to make a business happen and [be] successful”.
Research has shown that mindfulness in the workplace reduces stress, makes people better leaders, aids concentration and enables greater self-awareness.
Recognising the impact mental health hardships are having on the small business community, Beyond Blue has created a guide designed for accountants, bookkeepers, tax agents, industry associations, family and friends, with practical tips about how to provide support.
In order to prevent mental burnout and promote a healthy and resilient brain, implement these five simple yet powerful daily habits.
Facilitating and hosting substantive conversations about health and wellbeing in the workplace brings about real change to a business’ bottom line.