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The Burden of disease - making positive changes

The Burden of disease - making positive changes

MetLife’s 360Health recognises the importance of focusing not just on lifespan but also on our healthspan – the number of years we live healthily and without the burden of disease, especially preventable disease. READ MORE
Dark Side of the Screen

Dark Side of the Screen

The MetLife 360Health team explores how screen time can impact our sleep. READ MORE
Self-care Top Tips

Self-care Top Tips

It is important that during stressful times you carve out some time for yourselves. Here are some tips from MetLife 360Health. READ MORE
Nutrition tips

Nutrition tips

We all know that diet care and healthy eating are essential to keeping our immune system functioning optimally, yet we do​n’t prioritise it when dealing with stress and isolation. READ MORE
Healthy Habits - How to thrive

Healthy Habits - How to thrive

Mental wellness is a process that we engage in proactively – it is not a static state of being – eMindful. These tips and strategies from the 360Health team can help you boost your mental health. READ MORE
Healthy Habits - How to sleep

Healthy Habits - How to sleep

When our sleep is poor, or we cannot get enough sleep, we may not function normally during the day when awake. When it comes to mental health, good sleep, a healthy diet and exercise are all critically important. READ MORE
Healthy Habits - How to move

Healthy Habits - How to move

Our MetLife 360Health "Habits How-To" series features tips, tricks, and activities to help you establish healthy habits and maintain them in the long run. Find out the benefits of moving and how to make it a habit. READ MORE
Healthy Habits - Primer on Habit Formation

Healthy Habits - Primer on Habit Formation

Our MetLife 360Health "Habits How-To" series features tips, tricks, and activities to help you establish healthy habits and maintain them in the long run. If you’re interested in establishing healthy habits, it’s helpful to understand a few basic concepts: The Habit Loop and Motivation READ MORE
4 Ways to Beat Stress

4 Ways to Beat Stress

With a long to-do list, plus family and work commitments competing for your attention, it’s no wonder you sometimes feel stressed. Here’s 4 ways from the 360Health team you  can start taking action to beat stress right now. READ MORE
Three reasons to have regular health check-ups

Three reasons to have regular health check-ups

While the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are not yet fully understood, we do know the events of the last 18 months will leave a lasting impression on our health and wellbeing. READ MORE
12 Ways to stay productive

12 Ways to stay productive

We are living in unprecedented conditions and many businesses are working remotely, which may require you to work from home. To help support you, we have put together a few tips to help you stay productive during this time. READ MORE
Cold and Flu Tips

Cold and Flu Tips

Reliable steps for staying on your feet during the cold and flu season from the MetLife 360Health team. READ MORE
Resilience

Resilience

We all cope with circumstances differently, but it is important to remember that we are all part of a community. It is our human nature to care for one another and we may also need to turn to others for social and emotional support. READ MORE
How to give your mental fitness a workout

How to give your mental fitness a workout

While your brain is hard at work 24 hours a day, it still might not be mentally fit. 360Health and our workplace mental health and wellbeing Partner Superfriend provides a framework so you can take the time for a mental fitness workout. READ MORE
Eating and activity to help strengthen your GI tract

Eating and activity to help strengthen your GI tract

Your gut is amazingly responsive to both good and bad influences. Fortunately, many good influences can help you strengthen your gut. READ MORE
Life Insights - 360Health Virtual Care Transcript

Life Insights - 360Health Virtual Care Transcript

Mark Raberger, together with Jamie Vickers and Dr. Benson Riddle from Teladoc Health discuss MetLife’s latest offering – 360Health Virtual Care. Find out how you and your clients can tap into, and maximise the benefits, of having access to a network of leading local and global specialists and doctors in the comfort of your own home… and at no extra cost. READ MORE
Improve your nutrition plan through MetLife 360Health Virtual Care

Improve your nutrition plan through MetLife 360Health Virtual Care

A balanced nutrition plan is vital to wellbeing – whether you want to get fitter, lose weight or generally feel better. Here are three great reasons MetLife offers a professional Nutrition Consultation through its 360Health Virtual Care program. READ MORE
Mental health tips for young people

Mental health tips for young people

Dr Lorelle Drew, Consultant Psychiatrist at The Victoria Clinic, and Mark Raberger, Head of Health at MetLife Australia, share some tips on looking after your family's mental health and wellbeing during tough times. READ MORE
The impact of COVID-19 on children and how you can help

The impact of COVID-19 on children and how you can help

COVID-19 continues to disrupt our lives at almost every level, from home to school to work. Dr Lorelle Drew, Consultant Psychiatrist at The Victoria Clinic, shares some useful ideas for how parents can help children cope with mental health challenges. READ MORE
Employee Benefits Trends Study 2020 key findings

Employee Benefits Trends Study 2020 key findings

Now in its 6th year, our Employee Benefits Trends Study 2020 looks at how employees workplace expectations are changing. READ MORE
Supporting holistic workforce wellbeing

Supporting holistic workforce wellbeing

With the lines between work and home life increasingly blurred, and stress mounting due to the global pandemic and its related economic consequences, many Australians are struggling with their health and wellbeing. READ MORE
Strengthening loyalty and productivity through employee benefits

Strengthening loyalty and productivity through employee benefits

The COVID-19 crisis has tested the limits of people and businesses across Australia and the world. No industry has gone untouched, with business owners having to adapt and, in some cases, make difficult decisions when it comes to the support they can provide their workforce. READ MORE
Employees expectations of flexible working arrangements is changing

Employees expectations of flexible working arrangements is changing

The MetLife Australia 2020 Employee Benefits Trends Study has uncovered a disconnect over the meaning of ‘flexibility’, with a call for employers to empower employees when establishing work arrangements. READ MORE
Life Insights - Michelle's Story Transcript

Life Insights - Michelle's Story Transcript

Mental health and suicide have touched many within the financial advice industry, including Michelle, whose husband took his own life in early 2020. Michelle wanted to share her story to encourage anyone who is struggling, or know someone who is struggling, to reach out – there is always someone willing to help, you just have to put your hand up.  READ MORE
How responsible should organisations be for their employees' financial and mental wellbeing?

How responsible should organisations be for their employees' financial and mental wellbeing?

Expectations are higher than ever when it comes to how accountable organisations should be for their employees' wellbeing. READ MORE
Five reasons to support employees' financial wellbeing

Five reasons to support employees' financial wellbeing

Employees are increasingly concerned about their financial wellness and want the organisations they work for to help them cope, reveals the MetLife Australia 2020 Employee Benefits Trends Study. READ MORE
The flexible work dilemma

The flexible work dilemma

As the post-COVID recovery begins, Australia’s workplaces will be keen to have employees back in the office and to tout remote working as a flexible work benefit once again. READ MORE
MetLife is here to support you

MetLife is here to support you

Discovering she had income protection was some much-needed good news for Ms M after a breast cancer diagnosis. READ MORE
Breaking down the stigma of men’s mental health

Breaking down the stigma of men’s mental health

One in eight men experience depression, while Australia’s most common mental health challenge, anxiety, affects one in five men. READ MORE
9 ways to look after your mental health during the silly season

9 ways to look after your mental health during the silly season

For many Australians, the festive season can be a time that is met with increased levels of stress, anxiety and loneliness. Here are nine top tips below to help you through this silly season. READ MORE
Staying connected, even when you’re busy

Staying connected, even when you’re busy

There are only 24 hours in a day and, when something has to give, that something is often the stuff you need more than ever. But it’s really important to stop and connect with yourself and others, even when it’s busy. READ MORE
Fostering Employee Financial Wellness

Fostering Employee Financial Wellness

Financial wellness is an increasing concern for many Australian workers – and after a turbulent year filled with uncertainty, it’s not hard to see why.  READ MORE
Mental health should be a top priority in the workplace

Mental health should be a top priority in the workplace

COVID-19 has put a greater focus on employee mental health, according to the MetLife Australia 2020 Employee Benefit Trends Study, which also reveals five wellbeing programs employees want most. READ MORE
Should volunteering be part of your workplace mental health strategy?

Should volunteering be part of your workplace mental health strategy?

Sarah Kelly our Director of Communications asks should volunteering be part of a workplace's mental health strategy? READ MORE
Life Insights - Mental Health Transcript

Life Insights - Mental Health Transcript

Noel Lord talks to FPA Chair Marisa Broome and AFA CEO Phil Kewin about the mental wellbeing of financial planners and others in the financial services industry, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE
Claims during COVID-19: the human experience is even more important now

Claims during COVID-19: the human experience is even more important now

Early in Victoria’s COVID-19 lockdowns MetLife case manager Courtney phoned long-term customer Chantelle to check in and share a claim update. Then she discovered Chantelle needed immediate help – and called her manager. READ MORE
Wellbeing support for Financial Advisers

Wellbeing support for Financial Advisers

These are some of the most challenging times in our industry. We want to help advisers understand they have dedicated support and places they can come to in times of need. READ MORE
Sustainability at MetLife our employees

Sustainability at MetLife, our employees

At MetLife, we have spent more than 150 years keeping our promises to employees, making sure we are always there navigating change with confidence and purpose. READ MORE
RUOK? 2020

RUOK? 2020

As we mark R U OK? day we take a look at the impact we can all have by checking in with each other. We asked the MetLife family, with COVID-19 changing the way people interact, what difference does it make to you when colleagues ask R U OK? READ MORE
How MetLife Australia is looking after its people during the pandemic

How MetLife Australia is looking after its people during the pandemic

Understanding the new normal: MetLife Australia's CEO Richard Nunn explains the company's proactive approach to looking after its people, customers and partners during COVID-19. READ MORE
A healthy diet helps a healthy mind

A healthy diet helps a healthy mind

There is a large amount of research that suggests what we eat affects not only our physical health but also our mental health and wellbeing. Eating a well balanced diet may be associated with feelings of wellbeing. READ MORE
How to keep a healthy weight while working from home

How to keep a healthy weight while working from home

Help stay on track with keeping a healthy weight while working from home with these four micro steps. READ MORE
Improving your sleep

Improving your sleep

There are a lot of things that can easily make people anxious and stressed. This is natural when there are unknown factors in your way. Fear and anxiety can cause strong emotions, which may result in difficulty sleeping. When our sleep is poor, or we cannot get enough sleep, we may not function normally during the day when awake. READ MORE
6 working from home tips from a remote work expert

6 working from home tips from a remote work expert

Working from home for the first time and feeling out of your comfort zone? Don’t worry. These expert tips will help you adjust to working in isolation, maintain your relationships, and get your work done. READ MORE
Tips to help you manage during the COVID-19 outbreak

Tips to help you manage during the COVID-19 outbreak

Here are 7 tips to help you during this unprecedented time. READ MORE
Metlife’s Nourish program

Metlife’s Nourish program

Metlife’s Nourish program is designed to help clients with their recovery after a health set-back and improve their overall wellbeing. READ MORE
RU OK?

R U OK?

Mental Health is as important as physical health to us at MetLife, and our organisation, supported by our HWS Thrive committee, is focused on bringing our people together regularly to discuss this important topic. READ MORE
NOURISH

NOURISH

We have seen through our claims data that Mental ill-health is becoming more prevalent across our community. Despite the services available we are seeing a rise in incidence and increased duration.   READ MORE
Wellness Year Round

Wellness Year Round

Do you have trouble staying well when the seasons change? Follow these tips to stay healthy. READ MORE
High stress after the Banking Royal Commission

High stress after the Banking Royal Commission  

Margo Lydon the Chief Executive Officer of SuperFriend shares some of the insights from their Financial and Insurance Services Profile Report. READ MORE
How MetLife is minimising the super gender gap

How MetLife is minimising the super gender gap

At MetLife, we’re committed to providing our employees with a great place to work and part of that is helping minimise the super gender gap. READ MORE
Challenges and lessons of Kokoda

Challenges and lessons of Kokoda

Chesne Stafford shares her experiences and the lessons she learned from walking the Kokoda Trail. READ MORE
Be inspired - travel ideas for 2019

Be inspired - travel ideas for 2019

With a new year on the horizon, it’s important to keep in mind that we all need to recharge our batteries at some stage – and there’s no better way to do so than by taking a holiday. READ MORE
What do your kids need to be future proof?

What do your kids need to be future proof?

All parents want their kids to be successful, but what do kids really need to be future proof? Find out how to ease your kids’ path into their successful future. READ MORE
Cyber Bullying and How to Keep Your Children Safe Online

Cyber bullying and how to keep your children safe online

Although the Internet is very useful, it can easily become a cyber bullying trap for your children. Find out how to keep your children safe online. READ MORE
Can inclusion in the workplace reduce stress?

Can inclusion in the workplace reduce stress?

Kath Jordan our Senior Technical Training Consultant and member of the MetLife Social club shares her tips on how to achieve work/life balance and how inclusion plays a part READ MORE
Employee Engagement

5 Reasons Why Table Tennis is Great for Employee Engagement

At MetLife we believe corporate culture drives strategy which is why we have dedicated committees aimed at supporting employees physically, socially and emotionally in order to create a great place to work.   READ MORE
Benefits of Positive Psychology

Benefits of Positive Psychology

The science of positive psychology contributes new insights and proven strategies to increase wellbeing in individuals, workplaces and communities. READ MORE

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