7 episodes

What impact does our constantly switched-on culture have on your health, and how can we actually make time, amongst all that noise, for the things that matter?

In Work Better, Live Better, from Medibank we explore some of those challenges through the lens of five very different workers. You’ll hear from a curly hairdresser, a CEO, a lawyer, a new parent, and a punk-rock nurse.

Along the way you’ll find some practical solutions so you can ditch those bad habits and live your best life.

Work Better, Live Better Medibank

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8, 25 Ratings

What impact does our constantly switched-on culture have on your health, and how can we actually make time, amongst all that noise, for the things that matter?

In Work Better, Live Better, from Medibank we explore some of those challenges through the lens of five very different workers. You’ll hear from a curly hairdresser, a CEO, a lawyer, a new parent, and a punk-rock nurse.

Along the way you’ll find some practical solutions so you can ditch those bad habits and live your best life.

    Ep1. Waking up with Neel

    Ep1. Waking up with Neel

    Neel Morley runs Australia’s very first dedicated curly hair salon. He tries to start his day in a positive mindset, but like many small business owners, is struggling with finding balance between his work, his sleep, and his health. So what impact can losing sleep have on our work, and what can we do about it?

    • 18 min
    Ep2. Vanessa's morning struggle

    Ep2. Vanessa's morning struggle

    Vanessa Doake is a new mum transitioning back into the workforce. Like many new parents she’s having to adapt to a new morning routine - one that is less focused on her work, and more on her family. So how can these transition periods affect our work, and how can we make sure we’re in the right zone for the day ahead?

    • 23 min
    Ep3. Skipping lunch with Jen

    Ep3. Skipping lunch with Jen

    Jen Severn is a lawyer who often works long 14-hour days. With her hectic schedule she’s struggling to fit in any time for herself, let alone time to get a decent meal. So is skipping lunch actually bad for us? And what can we do to make sure we’re always getting the energy we need to avoid those “hangry” moments?

    • 24 min
    Ep4. Shift time with Morgan

    Ep4. Shift time with Morgan

    Morgan Sterley is a punk-rock music lover… and she’s also a nurse. As most people prepare to finish for the day, she’s just starting her rounds and is always on the go. But Morgan’s constantly changing routine can make it difficult to function. So how can you deal with shift work without neglecting your health?

    • 18 min
    Ep5. Leaving loudly with Ramesh

    Ep5. Leaving loudly with Ramesh

    Ramesh Kumar is a CEO that runs an organisation working with migrants and refugees. It’s intensive work that is often hard to put down at the end of the day. So how can our constant desire to work overtime cause issues with our health, and what can we do to encourage staff to go home, and recharge?

    • 17 min
    Ep6. Building a healthy workplace (bonus ep)

    Ep6. Building a healthy workplace (bonus ep)

    Looking after your own health is a huge priority, but when you run a business or work in a senior management role, you always need to be looking after the wellbeing of all your staff. So how can you tell if you’ve got a healthy workforce? And what are some strategies you can implement to encourage your employees to work and live better?

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Sue.m.e.64 ,

Love the punk rock nurse

I'm a nurse (but not cool enough to have a band haha) so really liked Morgan's story!

Cara.J.16 ,

Great, relatable tips

Loved Ramesh’s story!

Delziedel ,

Wow Episode 6! Inspirational and digitally disruptive. It is a must listen.

I am glad I downloaded this podcast.

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