Understanding your energy levels for peak performance?

Have you ever been at work all day and come home feeling drained – too exhausted to be with family or participate in social events? Ever wondered how someone can party all night and sleep in till noon the next day? These patterns have to do with understanding your energy levels and when you areContinue reading “Understanding your energy levels for peak performance?”

How social exclusion impacts your mental health

As the lockdown extends once again on the eastern seaboard of Australia, it is timely to recognise the impact of being socially isolated has on your mental health. As you are aware, humans are naturally social creatures. They thrive on human interaction. When that contact is restricted, the toll it plays has serious consequences toContinue reading “How social exclusion impacts your mental health”

Your mental health and poor performance

As you spend more time at work, you are exposed to a range of stressors different to those you may experience at home.  So, it’s no surprise that many workplaces are starting to focus more on mental health, especially when we spend most of our time in the workplace. However, mental health is often confusedContinue reading “Your mental health and poor performance”

Fatigue: On the Road to Burnout

Fatigue is more than just feeling tired and drowsy. It can be described as a state of mental and physical exhaustion which impacts on your ability to be effective at work, home or socially. Fatigue happens when you do too much without getting enough proper rest. It is your body’s way of communicating that youContinue reading “Fatigue: On the Road to Burnout”

Burnout – The Silent Killer

Stress and burnout have been normalised as: `Okay, so you’re tired. I am, too. Suck it up and get on with the job’. But there are jobs where burnout can equal death. The Japanese even have a word for it `karoshi’, meaning death by overwork. Burnout can defined by the following symptoms: extreme exhaustion, decreasedContinue reading “Burnout – The Silent Killer”

How Bad News is Bad for your Health

It is important to keep up with the latest news from Australia and around the world, to know what is going on and how your life may be impacted. However, the constant stream of bad news seems to invade every moment of your day. News is readily available on more platforms today than ever before.Continue reading “How Bad News is Bad for your Health”