Safety, Risk and The Pathway of Loneliness It must be one of the great absurdities of our modern world; that in a time where our ability to ‘connect’ is so abundant, that we are perhaps lonelier, more isolated and insecure than ever. It’s a puzzling irony that while we can ‘connect’ to so many … [Read more...] about Safety, Risk and The Pathway of Loneliness
Mental Health and the Safety Habitus How is the safety industry equipped to tackle the challenges of mental health? What assumptions about personhood and ‘mind’ dominate the safety sector? Do these assumptions help or hinder an holistic approach to tackling mental health at work? These questions … [Read more...] about Mental Health and the Safety Habitus
The idea of a ‘soul’ or life force (psyche) evolved out of the writings of Aristotle and the Pauline anthropology and is a word commonly used to refer to the hidden spirit of something. We often refer to the ‘soul’ of politics, law or the ‘soul’ of a nation. Sometimes we call a person a kind or … [Read more...] about The Soul of Mental Health
Obsession is considered a form of mental health disorder. To be obsessed is to be imbalanced and to be continually preoccupied with something so that it intrudes on normal balanced living. I have met a few sports ‘obsessed’ people in my time and they often describe themselves as ‘fanatics’. When we … [Read more...] about Safety as a Mental Health Disorder – Obsession
Find Psychological Safety Resources HERE >>>> Mental Health is certainly a hot topic at the moment. Even the Safety Regulators are encouraging us to apply the same old ineffective safety methodologies to “fixing” the problem people. Emerging also are buzz words like “Mental First Aid” … [Read more...] about What is Psychological Safety?
What is the Human Body for in Safety? The body-mind problem (https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/neuroscience/mind-body-problem ) ought to be a concern for anyone interested in how organisations tackle risk. The first thing to note is that whilst Safety is concerned about the body and how it gets … [Read more...] about What is the Human Body for in Safety?
Holistic Responses to Mental Health One of the most important factors in mental health is social being. In SPoR we call this Socialitie. The idea that mental health is about brain programming or brain health, simple serves to distract organisations from tackling mental health properly. In risk and … [Read more...] about Holistic Responses to Mental Health
How an Obsession with SAFETY Leads to Mental Illness & Tyranny - Academy of Ideas An interesting find by Carol Jadzia Beauchemin, who says: Live dangerously. Safety is often built on a world as imagined by authoritarian narratives and top down control. Rather than the reality as done by those … [Read more...] about How an Obsession with SAFETY Leads to Mental Illness & Tyranny
Available here: https://wideawakewellness.com.au/ Over the past 15 months I have written a book. The title is “In it for The Long Haul” and the subtitle, “Making the most of the FIFO Lifestyle”. We are almost there. Such a good feeling to see that word document I have grown to know so intimately … [Read more...] about In it for The Long Haul – Making the most of the FIFO Lifestyle
RU Ok - A Conversation About Helping This week on 3 Small Chat Rooms we talk to Robert Sams CEO of Lifeline Direct, with a focus on mental health being it is World Suicide Prevention day and RUOK? Day this week. This is a great conversation and we hope we can actually come back to Rob and have an … [Read more...] about RU Ok – A Conversation About Helping