What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is one of those buzz words that we hear a lot these days. But what does it actually mean? Essentially it’s all about being present and in the moment. It’s about consciously shifting our attention to the present, and knowing directly what is going on inside and … Read more about Mindfulness boosts mental wellbeing
There’s nothing as sweet as landing a great new job, especially when it involves coating raspberries in chocolate every day. Devonport local Matt started his career at the Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm Café outside Devonport earlier this year. “I love everything about my job! My colleagues are … Read more about Great staff make café all the sweeter
Artists with disability have the power to move people, to speak truths, and to break down barriers in their community. Creating art is a responsibility that artist and advocate Zoe Hankins takes very seriously. “Unlike simple text or speech, a painting or a piece of music can reach deep into our … Read more about Art: the power to break down barriers
Since Adam began his role with Devonport Chaplaincy four years ago, his passion for the community services sector has continued to grow. Adam has found great personal and professional fulfilment through helping the community. “I mentor a student in the local high school, deliver food to schools, … Read more about “This job gives me a purpose in life” – Adam
At EPIC, we’re not only focused on finding jobs for people with disability; we’re committed to ensuring our job seekers feel confident and prepared when entering the workforce. Luke has been working on his work-readiness with EPIC for a little over 12 months, and his Employment Consultant Liz … Read more about “Before I felt very anxious talking to people, but now I look forward to it” – Luke.
Beginning a new job can be a daunting time for people on the autism spectrum, and employers can struggle to provide the right support. But an Australian-first partnership between disability employment services provider EPIC Assist and Neurodiversity experts Thriving Now is looking to change … Read more about People with autism thriving thanks to new partnership
R U OK? Day is all about creating communities and safe spaces where people can openly share their struggles. It’s about encouraging human connection in a time when people feel more isolated than ever. One in five people experience mental illness over the course of their life, which means a lot of … Read more about Workplaces ideal environment for life-changing conversations
If someone told Blake he’d go from unemployed to award-winning employee within 12 months, he wouldn’t have believed them. But that’s exactly where he’s found himself, having recently received an award for excellent customer service at Bunnings. “I never thought I’d get a job like this, and now … Read more about “Keep trying and never give up.” – Blake