Wellness Blog

May
20

Wellness Must-Reads

  Long working hours killing 745,000 people a year, study finds – BBC News, May 17, 2021 The first global study by the World Health Organization (WHO) showed 745,000 people died in 2016 from stroke and heart disease due to long hours. The report found that people living in South East Asia and the Western Pacific region […]

By ASWA Wellness Team | Wellness News
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Apr
17

Australian Government funding available up to $2,000 to upskill in wellbeing

The Australian Federal government has funding available for upskilling in wellbeing, including the Nationally Recognised 10299NAT Diploma of Wellness to help Australians upskill in wellbeing and leadership. The self-paced digital course usually costs AUS$9,950 (£5,548, US$7,681, €6,385) but now, entrants are being offered up to AUS$2,200 (£1,227, US$1,698, €1,411) discount from the Australian Government as […]

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Mar
18

Thriving organisations proactively support the wellbeing of their people

When individuals collectively thrive in a workplace then organisations as a whole, are more likely to thrive. At the Australasian Sustainable Wellness Academy (ASWA), we believe that healthy, happy employees are the key to creating thriving organisations. When we talk about wellness, what we’re really talking about, is living life at your best; having consistent […]

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Feb
12

6 reasons why you should develop your wellbeing skills

Life is often a colossal and tangled jumble of competing priorities, but investing in your career growth is a very worthwhile pursuit for your own wellbeing and your career. Here are six reasons why you should seriously consider developing your wellbeing and leadership skills to boost your career or business. 1. Join one of the […]

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Jan
20

Why do managers and leaders need wellbeing skills?

Every day, people are promoted into management roles, many of which never intended to actually become managers. They agree to their new responsibilities to stay employed, make more money, or to forge a pathway for their next career move. As we move into 2020, with increasing conversations being had on the topic of mental health […]

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Dec
14

Silkwood recognised for whole-school wellbeing throughout the pandemic

CONGRATULATIONS to Paulette Scaife, Team & Culture Leader at Silkwood School. Paulette was honoured with the 2020 International Women in Business Silver Stevie® Award for Education Hero of the Year, recognising her achievements in keeping the Silkwood community informed, safe and educated throughout the pandemic. The Stevie® Awards for Women in Business honour women executives, […]

By ASWA Wellness Team | Leadership . Mental Health and wellbeing . Workplaces
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Nov
14

Hospitality professional is 2020 Student of the Year

Congratulations to Daria Andrievskaya for being the 2020 Australasian Sustainable Wellness Academy’s Student of the Year. Daria was the recipient of a part-scholarship for the Diploma of Wellness Leadership Program (hospitality industry category) in 2019. 2020 has been a challenging year for many and Daria’s journey was no exception. Originally from Russia and working full-time […]

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Oct
14

ASWA Founder Wins 2020 International Women in Business Awards

Angela Derks, Founder CEO of the Australasian Sustainable Wellness Academy (ASWA) has been announced as the winner of the 2020 International Women in Business Silver Stevie® Award in the Most Valuable Corporate Response category for her leadership and commitment to ensure the well-being of employees, customers, and community during Covid-19. The Stevie Awards for Women […]

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Aug
18

How to review, measure and track your wellbeing efforts

You’re committed to a healthy lifestyle to be the best version of you, but how do you know if you’re making any real progress? Taking a daily stock of your energy level, stress level, sleep quality, mindfulness and nutrition choices, is important for everyone who is trying to live a healthier life. It will help […]

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Jul
13

6 ways to move more and sit less

Just over two hours of moderate exercise a week could help stave off a host of medical conditions, researchers say simply breaking up sedentary periods is not enough – overall time spent seated must be cut to lower the risk. Such periods could be as short as a minute in duration. Here are six ways [...]
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