Category: Health Breaks Blog

Why student wellbeing programs in schools are so important

Why student wellbeing programs in schools are so important More than ever before, wellbeing programs in schools are vital for student mental health and the promotion of life-long healthy behaviours. HEALTH BREAKS HEALTHY SCHOOLS PROGRAM More than ever before, wellbeing programs in schools are vital for student mental health and the promotion of life-long healthy…
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School-based programs to help children be active for life​

School-based programs to help children be active for life How do we best encourage children to be physically active every day to set them up to be active and healthy for their whole lives? HEALTH BREAKS About 80% of children in Australia don’t perform the daily 60 minutes of physical activity they need for good…
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Food and Mental Health

Food and Mental Health What is the relationship between diet and mental health? The food we eat can boost our mood and brain function, here’s how: HEALTH BREAKS There is a strong connection between what we eat and how we feel and all of us have experienced this in some way. Foods can evoke feelings…
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Benefits of Brain Breaks

Brain breaks stimulate parts of the brain that control attention to novelty and curiosity, and help emotional regulation of the brain. Here is how brain breaks wirhin the school day can boost focus and aid stress relief for students and teachers.

How short movement breaks taken at work improve mood

Short movement breaks taken at work will improve mood,

Health Breaks Stories: Case Study 2

Health Breaks Stories: Case Study 2 Our clients share how using Health Breaks affects their wellbeing. Here’s Chris’ story HEALTH BREAKS Health Breaks is on a mission to inspire people to integrate health and wellbeing into their normal work or study day. Rather than having to ‘find the time’ separate from work, school and Uni,…
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Health Breaks Stories: Our Case Studies

Health Breaks Stories: Our Case Studies Our clients share how using Health Breaks affects their wellbeing. Here’s Kylie’s story HEALTH BREAKS Health Breaks is on a mission to inspire people to integrate health and wellbeing into their normal work or study day. Rather than having to ‘find the time’ separate from work, school and Uni,…
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How short activity and breather breaks can increase student performance

How short activity and breather breaks can increase student performance Structured exercise and breathing breaks in the classroom or workplace can improve mental performance and increase physical activity time HEALTH BREAKS More than ever before, a large percentage of the population are being held hostage behind computer screens and other digital devices in the name…
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Healthy Active Ageing

Being active and eating well at any age will help us live long and healthy lives. Staying active as we age can keep us feeling young.

Five reasons why taking healthy breaks at work are good for you

Short, structured healthy breaks taken throughout the day lead to short and long term health benefits.

Looking after your employees and yourself during lockdowns

Mental wellbeing at work relies on proactive and positive management from the top. Health Breaks helps leaders to champion positive mental wellbeing for themsleves and their people.

Food Pods: Superfoods – Super or Not?

Bringing you nutrition and food insights to close the gap between fiction and fact.

How deep breathing can reduce stress

How deep breathing can reduce stress Deep breathing exercises performed regularly can help manage the symptoms and signs of stress. Through practicing deep and diaphragmatic breathing, we can re-learn how to fully supply our body with the oxygen and nutrients it requires. By HEALTH BREAKS Do you ever tune in to your breathing and notice…
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Healthy Food Swaps Series: Breakfast

Healthy Food Swaps: Breakfast Keeping up with recommended guidelines for healthy nutrition isn’t as difficult as it sounds. Here are some practical ways to boost your nutritional health. Health Breaks Trying to follow healthy eating guidelines and deciphering good information from ‘bad’ can sometimes feel so overwhelming. Translating evidence-based nutrition theory into practice and making…
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How do you measure health?

Formal definitions of health relate health to the absence of disease and the presence of wellbeing in mind and body. The World Health Organisation, for example, define health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, where the Merriam-Webster dictionary site health as the…
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