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What workplace wellness topic makes you ‘pufferfish’?

In her recent special for Netflix, Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby jokes about the things, call them her pet hates, that make her blow up just like a prickly pufferfish. We’re a pretty calm bunch here at Wellness Designs but there’s one thing in particular that brings out our inner pufferfish. …

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Mental wellness

How to best leverage and gain value from your Employee Assistance Program

Supporting your employees’ mental wellbeing has never been more critical. An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) might be the key offering in your organisation’s mental wellbeing strategy. But firstly, what is an EAP? An EAP is an early intervention and health promotion program for the workplace, designed to provide confidential and …

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Healthy eating

Snacking Culture Is Changing to Healthier, More Convenient Options

Learn How Your Workplace Can Meet This Demand for a More Engaged Workplace What does snacking mean to Australian consumers? Simply put, it’s a part of most all of their daily lives, featuring prominently in what they consume. Australia is a country of snackers. In fact, a report from the …

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Wellness trends

Workplace Trends Beyond 2020

There has been a lot of focus recently on the shorter term, more immediate changes that workplaces have needed to put in place to start to return their employees to the workplace. We can’t predict how much of an impact the pandemic may have longer-term, but nearly all signs are …

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Lifestage

Supporting women though menopause

Part 1: how women can prepare themselves. Thea O’Connor  “I feel ripped off that no one talked to me about it.” [1] “Why didn’t anyone tell me?  This is a change of life I was not prepared for at all.”  “Before I had my period at 13, I was told …

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Mental wellness

Why self-care is not selfish

In the blink of an eye a new decade will shortly be upon us. Eek! Whilst we’ve managed to already tick off a lot of exciting projects on our ‘to-do’ list this year, there’s still a lot of things we have failed to get off our desk. And if conversations …

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