Nadia Labort


How to prevent Burnout in 2020?

Burnout, the # 1 topic of well-being in 2019, and with good reason. In May 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO), officially included burnout in the International Classification of Diseases. Interestingly it’s included, not as a disease or medical condition, but rather as an occupational phenomenon. Whilst this classification can be debated in its usefulness of creating awareness and reducing stigma, the addition by WHO will certainly push for future research and analysis of burnout. Before tackling burnout, it …

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Winter is (technically still coming) here.

November in 2 sentences: “I cant believe it’s so dark” “I’m really tired already ” (+ does anyone have hand cream?) I have uttered that sentence countless times in the past 3 weeks. Despite experiencing 3 previous European winters, it seems I have not yet acclimatized to this experience. Many Dutch locals have told me to give up on this pipe dream. The increase of these phrases can be a signal to take a little …

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Workplace Engagement – the factors that really matter

Foosball Table. Check. Sandwich Bar. Check. Nespresso, fresh fruit, and a stand up desk. Check. Check. and Check. In today’s modern work spaces, these kind of perks are almost a given, and whilst this isn’t a bad thing, without addressing some of the factors that have been shown to actually impact employee engagement and happiness, you could be looking at walk-outs and burnouts no matter how many free toasties you line up for. Professor Kahn, …

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Diaphragmatic Breathing

What Exactly is The Diaphragm? The diaphragm is a muscle that sits underneath your ribs separating the thoracic cavity (the space for your heart and lungs) from your abdominal cavity (the space for your guts). When this muscle contracts, it flattens, and draws air into the lungs giving you a healthy breathing. Luckily this muscle contracts involuntarily and works without you thinking about it, keeping you alive 24/7. Despite it working on its own, there …

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Health vs. Well-Being

Physical health may be easy to define as the absence of disease or illness. If your cholesterol levels are in the right zone, good for you, (honestly – this is a good thing) you have optimal cholesterol health. Health in terms of well-being however is a little harder to define.   Well-being can be described as the mental and physical state that allows us to not only survive, but thrive as individuals. The World Health Organisation …

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