Welcome to Breakfast At Epiphany’s

Breakfast At Epiphany’s has been created by psychologist, author and mental health expert Dr Michael Carr-Gregg and executive coach and author Brigitte Johnson for the sole purpose of de-stigmatising mental health by arming people with the confidence, skills, knowledge and strategies to build mentally strong workplaces, organisations and homes. In addition to running our psychology …

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Presenteeism: the new absenteeism

Otherwise known as the ‘nothing to see here’ syndrome, employees are now more frequently presenting in the office when they’re unfit for work, rather than taking sick days. In the financial industry alone, presenteeism has tripled in the last ten years. Where absenteeism is very easy to spot, presenteeism can easily slip under the radar. …

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Talking to children about coronavirus COVID-19.

News of the coronavirus COVID-19 is everywhere, from the front page of all the papers to the playground at school. Many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a way that will be reassuring and not make kids more worried than they may already be. Here is some advice from Dr Michael …

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Better together: spending quality time with family

People with strong and broad social relationships are happier, healthier and live longer. Close relationships with family and friends provide love, meaning and support. So, taking action to strengthen our relationships is essential for happiness. Our lives are getting ever busier, so we want to make the most of the precious time we spend with …

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Cutting the clutter

Before Marie Kondo took it mainstream, decluttering (that is, tidying up and throwing stuff away) was the domain of Professional Organisers and Beverly Hills Consultants. Irrespective of whether you consider tidying up a tad boring or a job that seems difficult to make time for, the reality is that Australia’s op shops are bursting at …

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Mental health: felt but not heard

Studies have shown that 45% of Australian adults will experience mental health issues in their lifetime[1], which is an alarming figure in itself, but even more worrying is that 40% of people with mental ill-health are not getting the help they need, having never accessed professional mental health services or seen their GP to discuss …

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How are you, really? How to check in with yourself

It’s a question we ask and are asked frequently, but most of us rarely take the time to really check in with ourselves, notice how we’re feeling and answer the question honestly. So, what does ‘checking in with yourself’ really mean, and how can you do it? A good place to start is with the …

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Addressing mental health in the workplace yields 500% return on productivity

The health and wellbeing industry is now worth $4.2 trillion, some 5.3% of global economic output. So you can be forgiven for getting confused by all the noise and hype. This website only contains simple, factual, helpful and actionable information. 2020 presents a set of unique challenges for the wellbeing of people in organisations across Australia. …

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