Wellness

Healthy Workplace Podcasts

Successful HR and wellness professionals are always looking for new ways to sharpen their skills and gain some fresh perspectives. However, it’s probably safe to assume that many of them don’t have hours of free time to spare to attend multiple conferences or read an entire book. A more practical way to obtain the same …

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Healthy Workplace Summit

WELLCOSA is organising the WELL Workplace Summit from the 24-28 October 2018 This Summit brings together international Experts in Workplace Health and Wellness in an online platform. Subscribers will be able to listen to for FREE to all these Experts from the 24-28 October 2018. This Summit Host is Dr Martin Combrinck – the Director …

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Six Steps for Capturing Leadership Support

Here are Six Critical Questions for Discussion regarding Capturing Leadership Support for Workplace Wellness.   Step 1: Establishing Common Ground The first step in the process of capturing leadership support is to establish common ground. What kind of results do our leaders want to see from our wellness initiative? (e.g. engagement, cost savings, health improvements, etc.) Are …

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Depression in the Workplace

Clinical depression has become one of America’s most costly illnesses. Left untreated, depression is as costly as heart disease or AIDS to the US economy, costing over $51 billion in absenteeism from work and lost productivity and $26 billion in direct treatment costs. It is a frightening fact that around a fifth of all South …

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Meditation and Emotions

A number of recent studies – many using functional magnetic resonant imagining (fMRI) techniques to scan the brains of people as they meditate – have confirmed these ancient mental techniques’ ability to make physical changes in the brain. Anyone who has practiced meditation can attest to these techniques’ ability to help them “chill out” and …

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Laughter is No Joke

Laughter yoga is no joke. Recent studies show that laughter is, after all, the best medicine. Studies have shown that laughter reduces stress, lifts your mood and is a powerful antidote to depression and anxiety. It also has some physical advantages – it’s been known to boost your immune system and to help to control …

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