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Fitness February

Looking back at Fitness February!In 2014 ORS decided to revamp its company-wide Health and Wellness strategy. A part of this was the introduction of Fitbit bands for eligible ORS employees, with an invitation to join the newly created ORS Corporate Challenge...

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Febfast – SMOKING

FebFast Week 4 – SMOKING How to ditch the cigs for FebFast! If you are concerned about the impact smoking is having on your health and the wellbeing of those closest to you, trying out different methods to cut down could be the kick start you need to break the habit...

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FebFast – JUNK FOOD

FebFast – JUNK FOODHow to ditch the junk for FebFast!Junk food is a massive problem in Australia, where one third of our diet is made up of seriously unhealthy food. It is the root to many health problems such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and obesity. It’s crazy...

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FebFast – ALCOHOL

FebFast – ALCOHOLHow to break from the booze for FebFast! For many of us drinking is a big part of enjoying ourselves, whether it’s wine with dinner, beers with mates or a night out at weekends. It’s very easy for alcohol intake to get a bit too high and before you...

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FebFast – SUGAR

 FebFast – SUGARHow to cut down on the sweet stuff!FebFast: Sugar is a carb and its main nutritional value is providing energy. Sources of sugar are not usually what you would expect as it’s added to many savoury-seeming processed foods. Too much sugar increases...

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Creatively Raising Awareness for Mental Health Day

Creatively Raising Awareness for Mental Health Day To pay tribute to Mental Health Week (5th October –11th October 2014), World Mental Health Day (10th October 2014) and to raise awareness on the impact of mental health in the workplace, we invited staff to submit a...

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How to “Stress Down” for Stress Down Day

How to “Stress Down” for Stress Down Day Hands up who has been affected by stress? Most people have – it’s an unavoidable part of life. While our bodies are designed to cope with small amounts of stress, long-term stress affects our health and quality of life. Many...

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Don’t Give Up – How to achieve the goals you want

Don’t Give Up! How to achieve the goals you want     Today, 17th January, is “Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day” – the most common day for people to give up on their New Year’s Resolutions. Why is this? Well there can be many reasons. Firstly, it is just over 2 weeks...

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Recognising Volunteers – Part 3

Recognising Volunteers - Part 3 In Part 3 of our volunteer series this month, we introduce you to 4 more dedicated staff around Australia who manage to find time in their busy schedules to help their local communities while still helping us to make a difference for...

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