Category: Health & Wellbeing

Balance is a situation in which different things exist in mutually beneficial parts. If you look at how optimal outcomes are achieved in various situations it’s through balance. A thriving ecosystem, a myriad of ingredients coming together to create an amazing meal, the highest performing, leading football team… They’re all a balance of different parts coming together to contribute to a greater, impressive outcome. Continue Reading ->

The Art of Giving

Over the last 6 months I have been working towards my goal of fundraising $10k for The Hunger Project as part of my pledge to participate in their Leadership Immersion Program run in partnership with Business Chicks.  The best part is that I hit my target whilst attending the Business Chicks Movers & Breakers conference where I was lucky enough to hear Cathy Burke, past Australian CEO and now Global Partnerships Leader for The Hunger Project.  Listening to Cathy speak on the 9 steps of Transformation gave me a small insight into what I was about to participate in and the empowerment that these 9 steps have given to so many women and communities to take action.

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Food For Thought… How diversity can create a better workplace

What do Barrack Obama, Charles Darwin & Warren Buffett have in common? They each are strong advocates of diversity of thinking to achieve the best outcome.

The notion that the best ideas are ones generated collectively as a team, was a hot topic at this year’s Worktech event in Sydney. Specifically, the discussions centred around how this way of thinking could be applied within the workplace to enhance a business’s operations, increase staff engagement and revolutionise the company’s culture and brand.

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Energised, happy, productive… Is it really that hard!?

Too often we’re quick to point out we’re tired and feeling exhausted, but how often do we consider energy levels as a marker and consequence of our bodies response to a multitude of impacts its juggling day in day out. How many times have you wondered, what if I just had a little more energy, or were more productive? Without considering that to turn things around you may need to consider altering your environment and personal pressures…

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FIVE simple stretches to do in your WORKPLACE

Guest Blog  |  Emily Berkelmans of Premium Pilates Studio

We are all guilty of not stretching enough, particularly if we work several hours a day. The last thing we want to do when we come home is stretch, am I right? Below are five very easy, simple exercises that you can do at your workplace so that you do not have to feel as bad about flopping down onto your couch the minute you get home from work. However, your body may feel so good after these stretches that you may want to do them at home every night! Continue Reading ->

How to create an Active Workplace

Have you ever wondered what sitting all day at work is doing to your body?  Journalist Angela Fedele speaks to Director Melissa Marsden about creating an Active Workplace…

Two workplace experts offer research and tips that prioritise employee health and productivity via active design.

Melissa Marsden, director of design firm Marsden Collective has found that her clients are taking the path of installing sit-stand workstations for three primary reasons:

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Is a sedentary workplace killing us?

Journalist Angela Fedele, speaks to Director, Melissa Marsden on the future of workplace design;

“If we can make small and relatively incidental changes to our workplace health, we are not only contributing to our personal health improvement but to the health of our organisations. By having healthier and ultimately more productive employees we are creating more sustainable workforces.” Melissa Marsden

To sit or to stand – that is the question

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