Tag: mental health

FIFO Life Part 52: Understanding the Mental Health Spectrum

Sandra explains the Mental Health Spectrum and demystifies the belief the belief that mental health is always about the disorders.

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FIFO Life Part 33: Ease the pain of switching between roles.

Sandra discusses ways to ease the pain of switching between roles when you are a FIFO worker

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FIFO Life Part 31: The benefits of getting back to nature.

Sandra and special guest, Regan talk to Big Al at RedFM about benefits of getting back to nature, even for FIFO workers.

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FIFO Life Part 27: The First Night Effect – Why can’t I sleep properly?

Sandra talks to Big Al about the dreaded first night effect – when it’s difficult to sleep when separated from your partner for FIFO work

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FIFO Life Part 26: R U OK Day – what it SHOULD be.

Why R U OK should not just be a day – how you should treat the initiative.

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FIFO Life Part 25: How your body reacts to stress.

Sandra talks about how your body reacts to stress and what you can do to take control of the hormones that are released.

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FIFO Life Part 22: Psychosocial hazards in the workplace.

Sandra talks about psychosocial hazards in the workplace and the importance of managing these to minimise workplace stress

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FIFO Life Part 20: FIFO, volunteering, and mental well-being.

Guest Author Kate McKenzie talks about volunteering for FIFO workers, how to get involved, and the positive impact it has on mental well-being.

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FIFO Life Part 17: Do you have Self-Stigma?

Katrina Chapman discusses self-stigma, why we need to understand it and what you can do to manage it.

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FIFO Life Part 14: Who can you confide in?

Sandra talks about the importance of asking yourself who can you confide in, to share the burden and protect your mental wellbeing.

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