Facilitating and hosting substantive conversations about health and wellbeing in the workplace brings about real change to a business’ bottom line.
It is well established that not getting enough sleep negatively impacts upon our health and well-being. But, according to new research, sleeping too much also has deleterious effects, highlighting the need for us to strike the right balance.
New research from WorkScore shows that not only do employees overwhelmingly want their workplaces to invest in staff wellbeing, but that it can increase engagement, energy and happiness.
Work-related stress is a growing issue in Australia, affecting approximately 21 per cent of people who are taking time off work each year because they felt stressed, anxious, depressed or mentally unhealthy. Mental workouts can help, says a doctor specialising in self-awareness, meditation and emotional intelligence.
Workplace stress is unavoidable but prolonged exposure to stress in the workplace, especially for professionals who work in demanding and high-stress industries, can take a toll on employees. This may lead to burnout, which can affect the productivity of both the employee and company.
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