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Who’s Voice Is Missing? Talking All Things Diversity & Inclusion with Benson Saulo.
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Who’s Voice Is Missing? Talking All Things Diversity & Inclusion with Benson Saulo. corporate wellness diversity and inclusion indigenous naidoc2020 podcast Nov 09, 2021

Benson Saulo is a Wemba Wemba, Jardwadjali, Weregia and Gunditjmara man who grew up in Tamworth NSW.

This year, Benson has become Australia’s first Indigenous consul-general appointed to the United States.

Benson was the first Indigenous Australian to be appointed the Australian Youth...

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Does Your Workplace Support Your Health? corporate wellness mindset Oct 15, 2021

The other week Better Being hosted a lunch for HR Directors about how to create workplaces that promote the mental wellbeing and resilience of employees. We had some of Australia’s leaders in wellness, including Sarah Wilson and Dr Roy Sugarman, who shared their insights in how to create a...

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How Much Exercise is Too Much? exercise movement Oct 15, 2021

Do you ever feel the harder you train the less results you see?
But how is this even possible?
Surely more is better. More intensity, more duration, more resistance surely equals greater results?
More calorie restriction, more measurement, more time training so less sleeping should be a good thing...

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The Busy Dis-ease Oct 15, 2021

I have recently placed a self-imposed ban on using the word ‘busy’. I found myself getting into the habit of when people asked how are you? I would automatically say ‘busy’. I had glorified the word busy and used it as an excuse for something I didn’t really...

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The Fountain of Youth mindset movement nutrition recovery Oct 15, 2021

What is the secret to a long, healthy and happy life? Well Dan Buettner in his book Blue Zones explores this. He looks at communities across the globe that regularly live beyond 100 years old. From Okinawa, Japan to Adventist Colonies in California these communities tend to share common traits...

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Everything About Smoking Is Good For Your Health health mindset resilience smoking stress Oct 15, 2021

I had a very interesting conversation with my uncle the other day who said to me that if it wasn’t for smoking he would have died from work related stress many years ago. I agree with him to some degree. My uncle has been retired for nearly 20 years but was formerly a CFO at a large mining...

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How to Speed Up Recovery recovery Oct 15, 2021

After a year of mixed results my football team and I recently qualified for the grand final, my first in almost a decade. After a tough training week the body and mind were feeling little a worse for wear.

For centuries, water has been used as a therapy for improving psychological and physical...

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What is Resilience? mindset resilience Oct 15, 2021

The other day one of our trainers was telling me about the programs they were running at a national rugby league club he was working at. The NRL are known to have a high number of suicides among young men for a number of reasons. Thankfully they have taken the proactive steps of implementing a...

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Is Paleo a Cult? nutrition Oct 15, 2021

The other day, I was asked whether I thought Paleo was a cult. I thought about my answer carefully, before replying that the Paleo community are very passionate about their beliefs.

Cult: A misplaced or excessive admiration for a particular thing

For those who have been living in a cave and have...

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Do Your Genetics Make You Fat? nutrition weight-loss Oct 15, 2021

My sister is getting married in a few weeks time and the usual panic that most brides-to-be experience has started to set in. If there is any day you want to look your best it has to be your wedding day, knowing that all eyes will be on you. My trainers and I always talk about if only it was...

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Do Your Genetics Make You Fat? genetics mindset movement nutrition recovery Oct 15, 2021

One of the most common excuses I hear for people being a certain way when it comes to their health is blaming their genes. Not the denim kind but the ones handed down through the family via your DNA. I often hear things like - I am genetically meant to be overweight, I’m not designed for...

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What's Wrong with HIIT? movement Oct 15, 2021

'Get fit and lose weight with just 16 minutes a week' sounds like a tagline from one of those late night info-mercials. The difference being this particular methodology has been backed by real science and can be done anywhere. It is known as High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). It's the best...

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