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Media Week | How media industry leaders should address burnout and stress

Mediaweek Original by Alisha Buaya “What we found is that people need a different mindset. Resilience is no longer enough”. Select Wellness delivers strategic services that empower, engage, and energise employees with tailored preventative and proactive interventions to support mental health and wellbeing. The company was founded by Camilla Thompson and Martine Beaumont seven years ago. Their time has provided leader wellbeing programs,…
Select Wellness
February 22, 2023
media

Mumbrella | Media and marketing staff reported their stress as being ‘overwhelming’, ‘severe’ and ‘extreme

A recent poll by employee wellbeing specialists Select Wellness showed, in the first half of 2022, 60% of employees reported their stress as being ‘overwhelming’, ‘severe’ and ‘extreme’ compared to 5% in the 12 months prior to that, and 3% in the 12 months prior to that. The industries most impacted include media and marketing, tech, finance, and recruitment.
Select Wellness
December 6, 2022
media

SMH | ‘No end in sight’: Tech billionaire warns on growing mental health toll

Technology billionaire Cliff Obrecht is urging employers to look after the mental health of staff as ongoing lockdowns across Australia impose a particularly heavy toll on children and their parents. The co-founder and chief operating officer of software unicorn Canva has instituted an additional week of leave for employees and is also offering them 13 counselling sessions through an employee…
Select Wellness
December 6, 2022
Select Wellness | Overwhelmed
ArticlesCamilla

When you’re so Overwhelmed, sometimes you just want to Quit.

Meet Jack, a creative genius and senior leader for one of Australia’s top media companies. He’s a valued employee, brand ambassador and all-round awesome guy. Jack is a father of two young kids; his oldest has behavioural issues and barely slept for the first five years of his life. Sleep deprivation can lead to many serious mental health issues and Jack and…
Select Wellness
February 13, 2020
Select Wellness | Articles - rest not sleep
ArticlesMartine

Why it’s rest – not sleep – you could be deprived of

When we ask our GLWS survey clients how they look after themselves, their responses tend to fall into three categories: sleep, exercise and nutrition. The least likely category to get a mention is rest, or ‘taking a break’. Our clients usually associate the word ‘rest’ with either sleep or some form of passive distraction such as a glass of wine,…
Select Wellness
February 13, 2020