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Know what's in your heart

Know what's in your heart

Heart disease is a very broad term for many conditions that can affect your heart. While some elements of heart disease are beyond our control, in this article we’re focusing on heart issues that can be prevented or controlled.   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
Enhance Your Fitness and Mobility for a Healthier Lifestyle

Enhance Your Fitness and Mobility for a Healthier Lifestyle

Fitness and mobility are crucial aspects of overall wellbeing, they contribute to improved cardiovascular health, weight management, enhanced flexibility, and reduced risk of chronic diseases.  READ MORE
Why is nutrition important?

Why is nutrition important?

As the saying goes, "you are what you eat." The food we consume plays a crucial role in our overall health and wellbeing. Therefore, receiving the correct nutritional advice is of utmost importance. READ MORE
5 Essential Tips for Men's Health

5 Essential Tips for Men's Health

With these five essential tips we are encouraging men to prioritise their wellbeing and raise their awareness about health issues that could impact them. READ MORE
Gut Health

Gut Health

Our gut is truly remarkable. It is responsible not only for breaking down and digesting our food but also plays a critical role in our overall health and wellbeing. 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
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
The recipe for healthy living: combining good nutrition with mindfulness

The recipe for healthy living: combining good nutrition with mindfulness

Dietitian and mindfulness expert Dr Tasmiah Masih (Tas) believes we would all derive enormous health benefits by integrating stress management into our everyday activities – particularly when it comes to our food choices and how we prepare meals. READ MORE
Back in the saddle

Back in the saddle

In his role as head of insurance at Hostplus, Shane Fielding understands the value of insurance but it wasn’t until he sustained serious injuries in a bicycle accident that he realised just how valuable his MetLife Income Protection cover could be. READ MORE
Mental health tips for young people

Mental health tips for young people

Dr Lorelle Drew, Consultant Psychiatrist at The Victoria Clinic, and Alex Blake, Customer Offer Manager 360Health MetLife Australia, share some tips on looking after your family's mental health and wellbeing. READ MORE
The mental health benefits of routine

The mental health benefits of routine

MetLife’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Samuel Lim, explains the stress signs to look out for, how to bring positive mental health activities into your life, and where to get help if you’re feeling overwhelmed. READ MORE
The strong beat of your heart

The strong beat of your heart

Your heart is a muscle, and there are so many things you can do to make that muscle stronger. You may not realise how some bad habits can harm your heart over time—and how some good habits can help your heart perform like a champion. READ MORE
If your heart needs extra support

If your heart needs extra support

If you’ve already made lifestyle changes to keep your heart strong, your doctor will certainly encourage you to keep up the good work. But sometimes lifestyle changes alone can’t control or correct heart issues. READ MORE
Common myths about skin cancer

Common myths about skin cancer

There are so many myths and misconceptions about skin cancer, it’s hard to know where to begin!  READ MORE
More than a bad day - Symptoms and types of depression

More than a bad day - Symptoms and types of depression

Does feeling less energetic or wanting to sleep and sometimes eat more sound familiar? But what does it mean if you’ve been feeling this way for a long time? Have you ever wondered if you might be depressed? READ MORE
Grit, family love and an unlikely feathered friend helped Sam Bloom recover

Grit, family love and an unlikely feathered friend helped Sam Bloom recover

A devastating accident left Sam Bloom paralysed from the chest down. But the love of her family, an iron will and a little help from a baby bird helped her bounce back and find meaning in life. READ MORE
Triumph over adversity: the story of Paralympics champion Curtis McGrath

Triumph over adversity: the story of Paralympics champion Curtis McGrath

Paralympian, Australian Army vet and double amputee Curtis McGrath reflects on his experiences and how he learned that having goals and overcoming adversity are the most important things in life. 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 - 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
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
Life Insights - 360Health Virtual Care Transcript

Life Insights - 360Health Virtual Care Transcript

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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