Are you Languishing right now? with Dr Natalie Flatt PhD, Connect Psych Services Is life feeling a bit dull? Characterised as dissatisfaction or lack of engagement, languishing doesn’t mean mental health problems, but does mean lacking good mental health. Feeling like you’re stuck in a rut is a common example. Dr. Natalie Flatt Ph.D and … Read more
Workplace Wellbeing according to Olly Bridge – From ‘busted dreams to expanded waistlines’ to leaving working healthier than when you showed up We spend one-third of our lives at work… Can you imagine leaving work healthier than when you showed up? Olly Bridge is a well known personality in the health and wellbeing sector. With … Read more
Is resistance training the best anti-ageing intervention with Senior Physiotherapist, Riain Casey We have all seen Physiotherapists for many different reasons. Sometimes, it’s simply for pain relief and other times it’s for rehabilitation of an injured area. For modern day health practitioners, though, there is a growing body of evidence that points towards the benefits … Read more
By Tom Bosna – Managing Director When the phrase “sitting is the new smoking” was first referenced in the media it created absolute pandemonium in our Corporate Wellness Centres! I remember many of our clients attending their Physiotherapy or Myotherapy appointments with sore necks and lower backs wanting quick answers. Our staff were inundated with requests … Read more
This is a public service announcement for founders and the startup community. Let’s be real about the treacherous lifestyle you have chosen. It is a roller coaster, one with many big dips, ups and loop the loop moments. Your friends and family think you are insane but you secretly love it. You know the startup … Read more
It is no secret, sitting for prolonged periods is NOT good for us. With phrases like ‘sitting is the new smoking’ being used in the media, it’s important to really understand the key issues and be able to make informed decisions about how to look after ourselves at home and the workplace. In 2015, I … Read more
Recent research into this space suggest that an attachment to your smart phone is similar to other addictions and it involves the dysregulation of dopamine. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that regulates the brain’s reward centre. In other words, it motivates people to do things they think they will be rewarded for doing. Every time you get an email through your phone, there is a little elevation in dopamine that says you might have something that’s compelling. You don’t know what the email is, who it’s from, when you’re going to get it and that’s why you have to keep checking your phone. Can you see the problem here?
To kick off the new year, Maddy Linton, our Exercise Physiologist challenged her fellow colleagues to take on her “Core Stability Master Class”. An effective way to target the abdominals and glutes, our therapists enjoyed a well deserved day in the sun. Looking forward to the upcoming activities planned in 2015!
We are constantly telling our patients that life is about the balance; you need to have your work, rest and play! We are people of our word, believing in practising what we preach, and last week the Pinnacle Health Group Melbourne team enjoyed some fun and health competition, taking to the bowling lanes for a … Read more