It is important to have balance in our working lives to ensure that we can maintain a good level of wellbeing. What is most important is making sure that organisations are able to support their staff to understand what wellbeing means and to ensure that we put systems in place to support it. Part of my own wellbeing during the day is to go outside, take a breather and get away from the constant requirements of the work that I do with clients. It provides a way of breaking up the day and the constant feeling of pressure we often find in working environments.
In organisations where people feel that they are being micromanaged, not trusted or given autonomy over their work, the vibrational elements of their emotions tend to give off negative vibes. Similar to that feeling when you walk into a room and you could cut the air with a knife because two people have been arguing. You get this automatic feeling that you don’t want to be there.
The Australian minerals sector has maintained a vigilant focus on workplace health and safety...
In order to prevent staff from staying away for an extended period when on stress leave, and ultimately lodging a workers compensation claim, I recommend to organisations that we need to intervene early and contact them within the first 48 hours.