Many Melburnians are joyous at the prospect of a return to socialising, as the city regains some old freedoms this week following significantly eased coronavirus restrictions. Social media is teeming with images of people looking ecstatic about the end of lockdown. But in stark contrast to these images, some people might feel nervous about socialising… Read more »
Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire are beginning another six weeks of lockdown due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. While this second round of lockdown may bring the case numbers under control, its effects on Victorians’ mental health could be significant. Australians are already experiencing mental health fallout from COVID-19. A prolonged pandemic, and a… Read more »
A survey by Yellow has discovered Australia’s small business owners are struggling with stress, with many reporting to feeling anxious every day. One in four of those surveyed admitted to felling stressed every day, yet the majority (72 per cent) don’t seek help.
It’s Men’s Mental Health Week, and according to research released today by not-for-profit Employee Assistance Program, AccessEAP, around 1.5 million Australian men identify as having a mental or behavioural condition. However, when it comes to seeking help, men are still falling through the cracks, as they fail to get support for their mental health issues. Men… Read more »
Working in a small business can be challenging. That’s why it is so important to take care of yourself. After all, you are the most important asset your small business has. Have you ever felt overwhelmed by looming deadlines, or a sense of feeling generally confused, easily distracted, forgetful, worried, anxious, quick to anger, easily… Read more »