Insight into How We Think

Thought-provoking articles designed to challenge the way we think about mental health in the workplace.

The Hard Truth: We don’t need to hear the statistics anymore.

We don’t need to hear the statistics anymore. We know that 45% of Australians will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime, and at any point in time, 20% of Australian:s will have experienced it in the last 12 months. We know that 8 Australians die per...

Here’s a Crazy Idea: Provide a safe disclosure process when recruiting new employees?

After reading the The Hard Truth: The Reality of Disclosing Mental Health in a New Job last week, it is clear to say that there is an issue with employees feeling comfortable and confident to speak up and tell the truth about their mental health to their employer....

The Hard Truth: The Reality of Disclosing Mental Health in a New Job

He can’t believe it. His dream job is finally his. The verbal offer came through this morning and he can feel the excitement penetrating throughout his body. He calls his wife with heightened exhilaration to tell her the news. As his body settles into the news, the...

The Hard Truth: Have you asked yourself these 3 questions to understand how mentally healthy your workplace is?

One of the reasons businesses don’t invest into mental health is because we have little to benchmark it against. Mental health has always been something we have tended to sweep under the rug. It wasn’t even until the early 1900’s that we stopped calling those with...

The Hard Truth: Are we ignoring the mental health of our high performers?

It was that time of year again – performance reviews. The managers were discussing the team’s work from throughout the year, talking through each employee, figuring out who was performing and who perhaps wasn’t. They had gone through most of the team with one employee...

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