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.
2020 will go down as a year that will not be forgotten. We saw unprecedented job losses, businesses closed doors, some permanently and some unknowing if they will be able to recover when they open again. Families not being able to see their new family member born, and some not being able to farewell, hug or say I love you for the last time.
MBC have adopted 3 new koala's through the Koala Hospital Port Macquarie. Meet our newest family members; LINR Paul, LINR Anwen and LINR Peter. These koala's are being cared for by the Koala Hospital after they suffered severe injuries and burns during the bush fires.