In high-risk occupations, leaders can protect the health of their staff by promoting certain behaviours like getting enough sleep, dealing with grief or talking up about stress.
Helping children to deal with worries and stress will help them grow into resilient adults.
Many professions - paramedics, police, firefighters - involve helping people in traumatic circumstances but witnessing trauma has its own effects that can haunt people for life.
From racially motivated comments by some of our most well-known media personalities, to toxic debates about asylum seeker policy and extreme right-wing politicians’ surging popularity in western nations, our communities seem more fractured than ever. So what can be done to create a more cohesive and harmonious society?
Young people who have a parent with cancer experience high levels of psychological distress. Open and honest communication is their primary unmet need and may reduce the distress they experience.
A strengths-based approach to leadership is more effective than the traditional method of focussing on performance weaknesses. To help organisations grow and thrive we need to tap into people’s strengths.
A negative vibe at work can lead to poor mental health outcomes, but proactive leadership can reduce the risks and create a more productive working environment.
Psychological support can help people with diabetes overcome the fears and challenges often associated with this chronic health condition.
Learning to handle stress in healthy ways is very important. Fortunately, it is easy to learn simple techniques that help. These include recognising and changing the behaviour that contributes to stress, as well as techniques for reducing stress. The following tips can help you look after your mind and body, and reduce stress and its…
“22 of the Cutest Baby Animals,” the headline said. “You won’t believe number 11!” Despite an impending deadline – not to mention my skepticism (how cute could they possibly be?) – I clicked on the story. I’m only human, after all. Yet this failure in self-regulation cost me at least half an hour of good…