Workplace health

Workplace burnout: taking a summer holiday is not enough

2018-12-12T14:31:30+11:00

It makes sense that Australia’s wellness tourism industry is booming. One in four Australians report worrying levels of anxiety symptoms and mental stress claims are now the most expensive type of workers’ compensation claim. It is no wonder Australians are looking to heal in their holidays. However, psychologists are encouraging people to think beyond the [...]

Workplace burnout: taking a summer holiday is not enough2018-12-12T14:31:30+11:00

Buttery Private wellbeing program was his ‘circuit breaker’ from anxiety

2019-04-11T14:25:06+10:00

After completing The Buttery Private residential wellbeing program, Cooper*, 34, was able to implement self-care strategies to stop the cycle of anxiety and work-related burnout. “This program taught me how to nurture my soul. It gave me access to self-nurture and compassion. By nurturing one’s self the rest takes care of itself,” he said. The [...]

Buttery Private wellbeing program was his ‘circuit breaker’ from anxiety2019-04-11T14:25:06+10:00

Getting a grip: How to recognise work-related stress

2019-04-11T14:31:52+10:00

In this Sydney Morning Herald article, Clinical Director at The Buttery Private, Jenny McGee discusses work related stress and how it can be addressed. Read the article  

Getting a grip: How to recognise work-related stress2019-04-11T14:31:52+10:00

Media release: wellbeing program launches for people suffering work stress

2019-04-11T14:34:46+10:00

The Buttery is launching a new social enterprise: The Buttery Private. It will allow The Buttery to use our accumulated knowledge and expertise to help more people in need. Surplus funds the program generates will  be applied to The Buttery’s charitable works. From the media release: A new program, The Buttery Private aimed at [...]

Media release: wellbeing program launches for people suffering work stress2019-04-11T14:34:46+10:00

Presenteeism: costs that can’t be seen

2019-04-11T14:36:50+10:00

Presenteeism; people being at work but so tired they are not productive is costing Australia an estimated $10 billion a year. The Buttery Private program addresses workplace burnout and exhaustion and gives participants strategies to address these problems. Read the article  

Presenteeism: costs that can’t be seen2019-04-11T14:36:50+10:00

Good quality sleep is essential

2019-04-11T14:37:27+10:00

Having enough good quality sleep is essential for wellbeing and sleep deprivation has many serious health consequences. This article has invaluable information about being tired even though you may have had what could be regarded as a good night's sleep. Read the article

Good quality sleep is essential2019-04-11T14:37:27+10:00

Depression: statistics, symptoms, treatment

2019-04-11T14:38:33+10:00

The World Health Organisation has identified an 18% increase in the number of people suffering depression. Some 300 million people world-wide are affected. This article explains the phenomenon and has useful information about symptoms and treatment. Read the full article here

Depression: statistics, symptoms, treatment2019-04-11T14:38:33+10:00

The cost of work related mental illness

2019-04-11T14:39:37+10:00

According to research from Safe Work Australia, Workers' compensation payouts for mental illnesses cost more than double those for physical illnesses, with workers off the job almost three times as long. Reported in The Sydney Morning Herald (right), "these figures highlight the huge financial toll to businesses for ignoring risks to workers' mental health". [...]

The cost of work related mental illness2019-04-11T14:39:37+10:00