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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Ten Ways to Help You Manage Your Stress

by  Dr Anne Combrinck (PhD) The human body often reacts to various situations, thoughts and emotions with a physiological or psychological response. This may result in positive ‘stress’ – a feeling of happiness and satisfaction and well-being in the body or negative stress such as overwhelm, anger, sadness, or any other negative emotion, which can […]

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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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Stress Management at Work

Many of us deal with stress every day and a lot of us have accepted this as a simple fact of life – very sad when you think about it. We go on holidays to relax and every now and then we will have a quiet evening in where we put our feet up and […]

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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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Tips for Balancing Family & Work Life

Parents often find it difficult to balance family life with their work, especially working moms. However, there is no formula that can help you attain a balanced life, there are small compromises that you would have to make every now and then and it all depends on your personal decision of how you wish to […]

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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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Simple Exercises at Home

by Dr Anne Combrinck (PhD) How do we bring balance and harmony into the average person’s hectic modern lifestyle? We need to learn how to do simple, quick meditations to reconnect with spirit; to prepare nutritious vegetarian meals easily; to exercise between chores and at our convenience; to do breathing practices that cool, calm and […]

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