Organisations are increasingly concerned with the resilience and wellbeing of employees, in part because of a growing awareness of the costs of absenteeism, presenteeism and staff turnover associated with stress and mental health problems.
Mental health issues are the leading cause of sickness absence and long-term work incapacity in Australia
Eight Australians die by their own hand each day: six of them men. For every person who succeeds, there are another 30 who attempt suicide, with 85,980 people in this country trying to take their own lives in any given year. It is the most common cause of death in Australians aged 15-44, more likely to kill you than a motor vehicle accident or skin cancer.
A massive 20 per cent of suicides are linked to work.
Mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety cost Australian businesses up to $12 billion.
Neuroscience is demonstrating the profound impact of mindfulness techniques at home and in the workplace. There is however a need to integrate practical applications to generate safety in the workplace, focus and productivity, communication within teams, navigating the balance between profit and people at an organisational and strategic level.
This work is shown to improve three qualities of attention — stability, control and efficiency.
Ongoing programs for your staff’s wellbeing and support can be delivered in the following categories but not limited to;
STUDIES FOUND REDUCED NEGATIVE EMOTIONS AND NEUROTICISM
PEOPLE IN 47 TRIALS EXPERIENCED LESS ANXIETY & DEPRESSION
PEOPLE HAD NEUROIMAGING STUDIES FOUND THAT EIGHT BRAIN REGIONS WERE CONSISTENTLY ALTERED