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Psychosocial risk management and governance responsibilities

A common trend we are seeing in the world of work is the increasing importance of managing psychosocial risks to prevent psychological harm and create mentally healthy workplaces.  Psychosocial risks refer to environmental, relational and operational hazards at work that may cause harm to people’s psychological and physical health. [...]

2023-11-30T08:24:44+13:00November 30th, 2023|

Breaking the silence: Men’s mental health in the workplace

“Ultimately, gender differences are largely caused by things other than gender. . . . The more we understand these forces and their sources and consequences, the more reasons and power we gather to change them.“ Rosenfield and Smith (2009), p. 267. While times are changing, it's still all too [...]

2023-10-24T21:18:27+13:00October 24th, 2023|

Is your drinking causing problems?

Let’s imagine a person named Jessie. Jessie has always enjoyed a few drinks, but recently seems to be turning to alcohol more and more often. Sometimes it’s out of boredom. Sometimes it’s out of stress. Having a few drinks has become Jessie’s “go to” to unwind each day after [...]

2023-10-20T14:05:44+13:00October 20th, 2023|

The psychology of financial stress, and how we tackle it

We are reminded every day that we are living in less-than-ordinary financial times – if not by the state of our personal finances and worrying about how we will make ends meet, then simply by reading the news headlines.  The message is clear: people everywhere are struggling with money. We [...]

2023-10-18T20:04:50+13:00October 18th, 2023|