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How to best support working Dads

Long considered the domain of working mums, flexible working arrangements are becoming more varied as society starts to recognise the importance of integrating work and life for all. The dual-earner household is now the norm, which results in many men...

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It’s time to #celebratelongevity

Highlights from the recent Age and Work Symposium November 2018 From the 1500s onward, till around the year 1800, life expectancy throughout Europe hovered between 30 and 40 years of age. Thomas Hobbs the 17th century British Philosopher described life at the time as...

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Workplace Wellness within Australian Universities 2018

Across the globe, organisations are recognising the business imperative for investing in the health and wellness of their greatest asset – their people. The university sector is no different. An ageing workforce, an increasing war for talent in a global marketplace,...

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4 reasons why schools must invest in staff wellness

I’ve just returned from an invigorating weekend in Hobart indulging in two of my favourite things – the culinary delights of Tasmania and spruiking the benefits of a healthy workplace. I had the great pleasure of presenting two workshops at the Association...

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7 tips for quitting the sit

Most of us are guilty of it. I know I am. Sitting too much. We now sit for longer than we sleep each day. We’ve known for some time that excessive sitting has been linked to diabetes, certain cancers, heart disease, musculoskeletal problems & even early death.1 So...

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9 trends driving investment in workplace wellness (Part 2)

We’ve seen lots of ‘a-ha’ moments from clients this year realising that investment in employee wellness is critical to remaining competitive in a global economy. So, what have been some of the top trends driving this awakening by organisations? In this two-part...

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9 trends driving investment in workplace wellness (Part 1)

As we sit back with our glass of Christmas punch & reflect on the year that’s been, it’s been one filled with many highs & some shake your head moments! In our personal & professional circles, it’s also been a big year of change & uncertainty for a lot of people....

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You can’t love anything at speed

I’m writing this having just returned from a weekend yoga retreat in the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland. I couldn’t think of a more perfect way to start the year. Having an opportunity to reconnect with the sounds & smells of nature, to refocus on myself, coupled...

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