mental health checkup

Should We Have Regular Mental Health Checkups?

Everyone is familiar with the concept of a periodic medical checkup — some sort of scheduled doctor’s visit to check your blood pressure, sugar levels, heart condition and other physical benchmarks. However, the notion of a regular mental health checkup is less established, perhaps because of the historical stigma about mental illness. But taking periodic stock of your…

Happier at work

9 Simplest Ways to Be Happier at Work

The happiest–and most productive–people focus more on what they do, not on what they have. Here’s are simple tips to be happier at work. Many people think happiness, both professional and personal, is based on having a bigger house, nicer car, larger income. It’s all about better, faster, higher, more. Yet the happiest people I know…

healthy workplace

Alliance to help create mentally healthy workplaces

The National Mental Health Commission has today launched a landmark Alliance to help create Australian workplaces that are mentally healthy. The Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance is a collaborative partnership between business, the mental health sector and government. The Alliance is providing the business sector with practical guidance about mental health designed to drive sustainable changes…