Posts tagged Workplace Wellbeing
The cost of overweight and obesity in the workplace

Excess body weight and lack of physical activity is known to contribute to chronic health conditions.   Australia ranks in the worst third of OECD countries for obesity among people over the age of 15 with a whopping 63% of Australians said to be either overweight or obese.  And this trend is on the increase; back in 2004 - 2005, the National Health Survey indicated that just over half of us (54%) were classified as overweight or obese.  We have a growing problem (pun intended).

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The real cost of pulling an all-nighter

When we think about it, it makes sense that not getting enough sleep will impair the way we perform, but we push that out of our minds when we have a deadline to meet and a pile of paperwork on our desks.  In fact, working long hours, pulling all-nighters, and sending emails in the middle of the night has kind of become a badge of honour in many of our "high performing organisations".

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