This week (26 – 30 November), employers all over the country are opening their doors to job seekers with disability for a single day as part of AccessAbility Day. For Windsor coffee shop, The Low Road, the decision to offer the one day experience to local barista, Arra was a simple one. The … Read more about Low Road café provides high road to employment for job seeker with disability
A six-week internship with the remuneration service department at Mercy Health is paying off for jobseeker Michael, turning into a paid position after he impressed his managers with his performance. Michael explains that his job entails working on the computer, and looking after a range of … Read more about “It’s been such a positive experience for us” – Alicia
Superstar motivational speaker Julie Cross visited our Windsor service centre yesterday to run a session with our Regional Coordinators, Operations and State Managers, and members of our Senior Leadership team. Julie spent over an hour sharing valuable wisdom with our leaders, before revealing a … Read more about Julie brings sparkle to EPIC!
Georgia-Rose has set her sights on a future in disability services, after her job at EPIC Maryborough sparked a newfound passion. Georgia-Rose has been completing the work experience component of her Certificate II in Business in EPIC Maryborough’s reception area. “I answer the phones, cover … Read more about “Helping people with disability is something I feel strongly about” – Georgia-Rose.
There are multiple challenges in life that can exacerbate stress, create disillusionment, and contribute to burnout. It is important that these challenges are managed in order to ensure we remain at our best. Self-care is a term that is often referred to in order to counteract the stresses of … Read more about Prioritising self-care
Giving is good for you There is a growing body of scientific evidence promoting the health benefits of helping others. Giving has been identified as a positive way to boost wellbeing, whether it be through random acts of kindness, volunteering, or some other altruistic activity. While people often … Read more about Giving boosts mental wellbeing
How important is exercise? Paired with good nutrition, we know physical activity is a key factor in maintaining mental wellbeing. But what is it about exercise that directly benefits our mental health? When we exercise, blood flow and nerve connections increase to our brain, and our brain … Read more about The benefits of exercise on mental health
We often hear people talking about the importance of resilience when responding to the problems that life sometimes throws at us. But what is resilience and how do you get it? Resilience is our ability to use the resources both around us and within us to respond more flexibly to day-to-day … Read more about 10 tips for developing resilience