During our lives, we might fall on hard times, experience trauma, loss or even suffer from mental health issues like depression. Each person experiences it differently, and it affects us all in different ways.
It’s National Road Safety Week from 16 – 23 May 2021! The Safer Australian Roads and Highways (SARAH) Group created this annual initiative to honour those who have succumbed or been injured on our roads. It highlights the trauma that road accidents cause and aims to reduce the number of crashes due to unsafe roads and driving.
MBC Recruitment was one of six Hall of Fame recipients recently at the 2021 Coastline Credit Union Greater Port Macquarie Business Awards, Twilight Launch Event hosted by the Port Macquarie Chamber of Commerce.
Research suggests that better sleep is linked with higher levels of concentration and performance, and higher levels of wellbeing. Poor sleep has been associated with various symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress..
Professional boundaries are the limits to the relationship of a care worker and a person in their care which allow for a safe, therapeutic connection between the carer and that person (and their nominated partners, family and friends).
Whilst not always easy, family relationships do bring joy and comfort to our lives, and with ongoing commitment and quality communication, we can foster these relationships.
Feelings of loneliness occur when we feel disconnected from others. It’s different from solitude or depression. Loneliness is different from solitude or depression and but can hurt as much as any physical pain we experience.
As our workplaces continue to adapt to dramatic changes required due to COVID-19, organisations are evaluating the mental health and wellbeing support they provide their employees, and how they can improve these services.
Most of us know at least one co-worker who is always willing to help out with additional tasks or perform duties that are outside their role to help the workplace runs smoothly. The person who goes ‘above and beyond’ and voluntarily take on extra duties, is demonstrating organisational citizenship behaviour (OCB) .
Advances in the field of neuroscience have allowed us to understand the functions of the brain and how it responds to stress in our environment. Using this knowledge, we can learn to build a resilient brain..
Most of us need anywhere between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night to feel rested and recharged for the next day. When we’re busy or stressed, our sleep patterns can change and the amount of sleep we get each night is negatively impacted.