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Qualifications….. What to look for in the wellness industry.

So, its no surprise that the Wellness industry isn't regulated. This means you could be working with someone who says a lot, but doesn't have the research to back it up. Whether you are looking to engage someone for the wellbeing of your employees or for your personal wellbeing, please look into their skills and experience before saying 'YES'. Not only do I have a lived experience in the wellbeing space, I hold a Graduate Diploma in Wellness with Distinction from the Health / Science faculty of RMIT, Wellness Coaching Certificate from Wellness Coaching Australia and I am a 250hr certified Yoga Teacher. [caption id="attachment_4101" align="aligncenter" width="195"] Amarra Bowkett - Graduate Diploma in Wellness with Distinction[/caption]   These qualifications and life experiences mean I am able to research the challenges...

Let's talk about mental health.

What does anxiety look like for me?

  It’s wonderful to see that the stigma attached to anxiety and mental health in general is slowly shifting. Having said this, it’s important to understand that there are so many different mental health challenges and that one persons experience isn’t going to be the same as the next.   I want to share with you my own experience with anxiety, to give you a little perspective.   I’m not an anxious person. Generally speaking, I don’t overthink things and I don’t get overwhelmed very easily. I can speak to a room full of people or present a workshop to complete strangers and I don’t feel nervous.   The simple tasks are the ones that get me. Supermarket shopping, shopping centres in general, the prospect of cancelling on friends of family, not...

Wellbeing at work

Workplace Wellbeing – What’s in a workshop?

The need for workplace wellbeing is on the rise. Why? 32% of Greater Geelong adults have anxiety or depression which is higher than the level for Victoria. 49% are classified as obese or pre-obese. Over half of Greater Geelong adults do not meet the physical activity guidelines. These statistics are from The City of Greater Geelong MUNICIPAL PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELLBEING PLAN 2018 - 2021 and I have no doubt that these would be reflected in your local area as well. I want to empower you and your employees to live a full and positive life and my workshops are a great way to kick start that process. Before I come into a workplace, these are the things I like to discuss with management...