Managing workplace stress

It’s not always easy to take care of your mental health in the workplace

What do I need to know?

Though attitudes towards mental health in the workforce have greatly improved in recent years, work is still a major contributor to mental ill health in Australia. Workplace stresses like long work hours, 24/7 connectivity, performance-pressure, workplace conflict, bullying and harassment can cause, or exacerbate, experiences of anxiety, depression, high stress and other forms of mental illness.

If work is causing you any kind of distress or mental ill health, it’s important to reach and seek support. Through Radiant you can find mental health professionals with expertise in workplace or career related stress and below, you’ll find a great selection of blogs on managing your mental health in the workplace.

How can a professional help me?

If you’re finding the workplace a tough space to be in, you’re definitely not alone, and seeking support from a mental health professional is one the most powerful steps you can towards mental wellbeing.

A professional can provide a supportive space where you can talk openly about your experiences and what you’re feeling, which is especially important if you feel unable to share your experiences with your colleagues or support services in the workplace.

How does therapy work?

Mental health professionals, like qualified psychologists or counselors, are trained to help you develop a toolbox of strategies and skills to manage your experience in the workplace, build your resilience, and to assist you in working towards a more positive experience of mental health.

Latest blogs on the workplace 

3 Breathing Exercises to Relieve Stress & Anxiety

Did you know that one of the best ways to relieve stress is completely free and everyone can do it? That’s right – conscious breathing is one of the most effective ways in activating the body’s natural relaxation response. Deep, mindful breathing increases the supply...

9 Tips for Improving Your Mental Health

Let's face it, managing ourselves in the face of a global pandemic can be extremely stressful. If you feel like your mental health is slipping, there are many things you can do to make sure you are staying mentally healthy. First things first: What Is Mental Health?...

6 tips for managing ‘return anxiety’

For many of us, the return to ‘normal’ brings about a new layer of stress and anxiety. During the lockdown, life everywhere around the world was forced to slow down. The streets were left bare while everyone hibernated in their homes. For once, all of us were forced...