Insight into How We Think

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

Why your workplace needs to start giving a damn about mental health

Each year has 365 days, and, of those 365 days, we work on average 260 of them. That is over 70% of our days spent going to a workplace, be it physical or virtual, and being part of something that hasn’t traditionally been considered “our personal life”. But, as many...

Struggling With Emotion? Here’s what you can do.

She wished they understood. As she sits there, staring out of her window, she can feel her entire body feel the emotional pain that is seeping within it. She doesn’t know how to express herself to figure out the pulsating mood inside. She doesn’t know how to...

Tough Times are Temporary

Every day, over the past few months, I have woken up with a different emotion pressing against me. It might have been anything. Sadness, fatigue, gratitude, anger, confusion, exhaustion, hopeful, perplexed, tired... Some days I have woken up in a blur, wondering what...

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....

Struggling With Emotion? Here’s what you can do.

She wished they understood. As she sits there, staring out of her window, she can feel her entire body feel the emotional pain that is seeping within it. She doesn’t know how to express herself to figure out the pulsating mood inside. She doesn’t know how to...

Tough Times are Temporary

Every day, over the past few months, I have woken up with a different emotion pressing against me. It might have been anything. Sadness, fatigue, gratitude, anger, confusion, exhaustion, hopeful, perplexed, tired... Some days I have woken up in a blur, wondering what...

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