What is Thrive in Life Sleep & Shift work?

Adequate sleep is a key part of a healthy lifestyle. The importance of sleep has often been downplayed but our topics are designed to break through this and to help employees get the sleep they need to restore and revive each day and each night. Our sleep seminar and webinar topics list are tailored for night shift workers as well as day shift and provides a comprehensive range of topics to engage employees to help them rest a little easier at night, or even during the day.

 

Seminars

We want to inspire employees, cover topical issues and give ease of access to the latest teaching from our experts to ultimately create a workplace of learning, communication and collaboration.

We have worked very hard to take another step up in 2016 to create topics that will be enjoyable and informative, providing a social event for your employees. We work with you to ensure we provide the right topics that are important, fun or both… these are not boring lectures!!

Each seminar will last approximately 30-40 minutes with adequate time for Q&A afterwards. The presentation will be emailed in advance to the client. We will also email a useful handout to accompany each talk, for distribution to all attendees.

We can also deliver back to back seminars or have a Wellness Expert on site to deliver an all day series of 6 Seminars. If you cant find the topic you are after, please contact us and we can discuss a topic to be designed and delivered, just for you.

Webinars on demand

Our Webinars are convenient, informative and are available on demand, which allows for employees and their families to view whenever and wherever it is convenient to them regardless of their location.

We can work with you on the marketing of these webinars and release them on the date of your choice. All webinar recordings will be made available to all employees for 30 days from launch day.

 

What Our Experts Say

Sleep plays a critical role in maintaining a healthy body & mind. We want to help you educate your employees about its importance, and provide diagnostic and treatment tools to help those who suffer from sleep apnea and insomnia.
— Susannah Healy - Psychologist

The Topics List

S =Available as Seminar / W = Available as Webinar / M = Delivered by Marquee Speaker

Stop skimping on sleep NEW!

What happens when you sleep and why that is so important?

Sleep is often the first casualty of our busy lives. We cut out an hour here and there in our quest to fit more into the day, working on the assumption that sleep is unproductive. Far from being at total rest during sleep, our bodies are intensely busy. When life gets busy, often the first thing we sacrifice is sleep. We’re racing to finish that project for work, so we rise an hour earlier than usual. Or we retire a little later each night as we squeeze in some late-night chores. We know sleep is important, but how important is it that we maintain a focus on proper rest. This topic explores how adequate sleep and peak productivity go hand in hand.
This topic will teach you about the biological processes which go on while we sleep and why they are vital to a healthy lifestyle.

The 4 golden rules of sleep NEW!

If you follow these 4 rules, your life will be transformed!

Tossing and turning all night is never fun. We've rounded up a list of ways to get better sleep tonight—so you can wake up on the right side of the bed in the morning. Your daily habits and bedtime routines are what determines your sleeping patterns once you close your eyes.
This topic will teach you the best practice in your lead up to bedtime which you can make an everyday part of your routine.

The dark side of blue light NEW!

A modern day solution for a modern day problem

Light at night is bad for your health, and exposure to blue light emitted by electronics and energy-efficient lightbulbs may be especially so. But not all colours of light have the same effect. Blue wavelengths—which are beneficial during daylight hours seem to be the most disruptive at night. And the proliferation of electronics with screens, as well as energy-efficient lighting, is increasing our exposure to blue wavelengths, especially after sundown.
This topic explores the measures you can take to counteract the effects of blue light.

Sleep tips for Business travel NEW!

We often have no idea what time it is

Business travellers often experience issues with sleep, especially when travel takes them across time zones.
This topic will teach frequent or just occasional flyers the tips and tricks needed to ensure minimal sleep disruption so that you can work at full capacity on reaching your destination.

Sleeping during pregnancy NEW!

A good night’s sleep for you and your bump

It’s often said that sleepless nights in the run up to childbirth is your body preparing you for the sleepless nights ahead. This doesn’t have to be the case.
This topic will help you deal with the challenge of getting and staying comfortable throughout your pregnancy.

Nutrition for Shift Workers NEW!

A night time is no excuse for a poor diet

Working at night or doing shift work can have its pit falls, one of them being a bad diet involving foods such as fast food, snacks from local shops or vending machines.
If you eat right during your shift work hours then you can combat tiredness, weight issues and settle in to a healthy sleep cycle. We can equip you with the knowledge to help achieve this and keep living a healthy life and how that those ideas can be introduced into an unconventional working day.

Shift Workers - Sleep Do’s and Don’ts NEW!

Tips for both Daytime and Night-time

Whatever your roster and whatever your sleeping patterns, there are certain rules which apply to everyone throughout their day.
This seminar will establish some ground rules to ensuring healthy and proper sleep.

Work Life Integration for Shift Workers

Getting the balance right

It is okay to admit that balancing all sides of life at once is not always the easiest task. Working shifts brings its own stresses and when everyone is on a different schedule to you, trying to juggle work, life, family, friends, relationships, decisions, commitments and more is enough to make any one person feel overwhelmed.
This talk will provide you with practical strategies on how to improve your work life integration.

 

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