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The keys to positive mental health

The keys to positive mental health

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 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
MetLife 360Health Virtual Care: GP Online

MetLife 360Health Virtual Care: GP Online

MetLife customers can receive support and guidance from doctors in Australia without needing to travel for appointments through the GP Online service offered as part of our 360Health Virtual Care program. READ MORE
Second Medical Opinion: When you need peace of mind

Second Medical Opinion: When you need peace of mind

MetLife members can get expert support regarding any medical diagnosis via a service called Second Medical Opinion. This online service offers an in-depth review of your diagnosis and treatment options by a leading global expert in your specific condition. READ MORE
Mental health support through MetLife 360Health Virtual Care

Mental health support through MetLife 360Health Virtual Care

MetLife customers can access expert mental health advice from the comfort of their home through Mental Health Assist, part of the 360Health Virtual Care program provided in partnership with Teladoc Health. 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
Digital detox

Digital Detox: How to disconnect from your tech

In today’s digital age, we are constantly surrounded by technology. Beyond staring at computer screens throughout our work day, exposure to social media and email communication has become increasingly mobile through our smartphones, tablets and even watches. READ MORE
Mental ill health - understanding the signs

Mental ill health - understanding the signs

Major mental illnesses rarely appear out of the blue. There are often small changes or feelings that “something is not quite right” about peoples thinking, feelings or behaviours. It is important that we understand what to look for and what to do. 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
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
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
Keeping the mental health of people on claim front of mind

Keeping the mental health of people on claim front of mind

Now, more than ever life is stressful. Being ill or injured can make this even more difficult and certainly more complicated. To ensure that we support our customers’ mental health at all times we have adopted key principles to support them now more than ever. READ MORE
Working from home - am I being ergonomic?

Working from home - am I being ergonomic?

Ergonomics is the science of fitting a workplace to a user’s needs. The aim is ensure that you are comfortable, productive and efficient. It is not just about your chair and your desk but the entire environment around you. Here we consider the needs for each individual in their own environment which in this case is the home. READ MORE
Staying active while isolated

Staying active while isolated

There are a number of factors that contribute to our mental health and many of these relate to diet, activity and social interaction. READ MORE
Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020

Wednesday, April 22, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, one of the largest civic observances in the world, with an expected 1 billion people in 190+ countries participating in activities to celebrate our planet. READ MORE
Looking out for others when isolated

Looking out for others when isolated

Support those around you with these simple tips during isolation. READ MORE
COVID-19: Getting the facts straight

COVID-19: Getting the facts straight

We are living in a period where information is changing daily and it is difficult to keep up to speed with what is unfolding. Each day there are new rules, more numbers and shifts in health views. READ MORE
COVID-19 Proofing

COVID-19 Proofing

We’re having to stay at home more now due to COVID-19 but there are times when you might need to venture out. Here are some tips to help you navigate this new world. 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
6 Ways to keep your New Year’s resolutions this Year

6 Ways to keep your New Year’s resolutions this Year

Create New Year’s resolutions that you’ll stick with in six realistic steps. 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
The cost of workplace stress

The cost of workplace stress

Stress at work is more than just a fact of life, it’s increasingly becoming an economic issue. 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 for Life

Wellness for Life

At MetLife we celebrate Wellness for Life week. Nicola Keenan our Health & Wellbeing Champion explains how our Health and Wellbeing committee helps us to celebrate. 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
Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace

Melissa Colonna our Health & Recovery Manager discusses our Mental Health in the Workplace event and who to seek out to help build an employee mental health strategy. READ MORE
Shaving the world from blood cancer

Shaving the world from blood cancer  

Meet the MetLife staff who bravely shaved their hair for a good cause.   READ MORE
GLAM network: supporting employees to bring their whole selves to work

GLAM network: supporting employees to bring their whole selves to work

This year GLAM – Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Associates and Allies at MetLife is supporting the company’s LGBTQI+ community through a series of events.   READ MORE
Self-Care Tips for Better Work/Life Balance

Self-Care Tips for Better Work/Life Balance

As your work and home life blend together more and more, here are some simple ways to keep stress levels low and productivity high.   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
Sleep tips

Sleep tips to improve your week

Could your sleep habits be affecting your performance at work? A good night’s sleep may seem like a lower priority than catching up on emails (or binge-watching the latest Netflix show), but it’s essential for focus and critical thinking. 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
Identity Thieves Target Oversharing Online

TMI Identity Thieves Target Oversharing Online

Know the risks of oversharing online and help protect your family from identify theft.     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
Why volunteering is good for you, and others

Why volunteering is good for you, and others

From improving your overall health and wellbeing to helping you make friends and learn new skills, there are lots of reasons why volunteering is good for you, your workplace and your community.  READ MORE
5 simple ways you can eat healthier

5 simple ways you can eat healthier

The value of eating right is more than just a number on the scale. We asked two nutritionists for some practical ways to eat better - here are their top 5 strategies.  READ MORE
Sleep tips to improve your work week

Sleep tips to improve your work week

Five simple tips to improve your sleep habits   READ MORE
Life hacks for stress management

Life hacks for stress management

Being mentally and physically fit is very important; it allows you to be more resilient and can prevent the onset of potential health issues.  READ MORE

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