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Category Archives: Workplace Wellness Articles

Sleep and Health One of the most important health benefits is sleeping 7 to 8 hours in darkness and quiet every night. Following your natural sleep-wake rhythm or circadian cycle, is one of the most important ways of keeping cortisol (the long term stress hormone) levels balanced during the day. Our body, including our mind, brain read more…

Mental Health: Depression, Anxiety and Stress Disorders in the Workplace Written by Dr Arien van der Merwe MBChB FRSPH MISMA Depression affects more than 100 million people worldwide, and in the year 2000, was the second leading cause of disability among individuals aged 15–44. The World Health Organization (WHO) projects that by 2020 depression will be second only read more…

Corporate Wellbeing Why Invest in Employee Wellbeing Written by Hein Schröder   Organisations are in the business of making a profit. Without making money, an organisation cannot be a sustainable entity. Without being sustainable, it cannot contribute to society and the world at large – planet earth faces many challenges and corporates has a responsibility to read more…

Wellness Educator Training Feedback Feedback from Metrorail & Minopex Wellness Educator Training ‘Hi my name is Martha. I just want to say thank you to myself for joining as a peer educator, because you know what?  According to my own point of view, I thought the word ‘peer educator’ was more about communication between your read more…

Health & Happiness (Fox & Raven Publishing): Interview with Dr Arien Today we have a chat with Dr Arien van der Merwe, author of the best-selling Health & Happiness, now available as an ebook from yours truly. So let’s not waste any time, and get to it!   Tell us a bit about yourself – how read more…

Health Education is Important! Written by Dr Arien After having been involved in developing technical selection criteria for health and wellness screening interventions, as well as the subsequent selection process of submitted tenders, it became clear that far too little emphasis is placed on ongoing and sustainable health and wellness education in the thriving workplace read more…

Men’s Health: The Heart of the Matter June is Men’s Health Month. The focus of the health column will therefore be on heart health. Up to fairly recently, heart disease was regarded as a male health challenge. This is no longer so. As more and more research also focus on women and their hearts, it read more…

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