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BrainSweet Workshop

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Commerce Ballarat Members:
$25.00 Per Individual
$50.00 Per Business (Up to 3 individuals) 

Non Members:
$50.00 Per Individual

Mental health challenges are a reality in today’s society. It’s easy to think it will never happen to us- but with one in seven people experiencing depression in their lifetime1, it is critical that we educate ourselves (and our employees) about how to maintain our own wellbeing. Ballarat’s winter creates yet another layer of challenge; our average minimum temperature is just 3 degrees. Research in 20152 shows that winter has an impact on employee performance and the business bottom line, with: 

  • 33% of employees suffering reduced motivation at work
  • 27% of employees admitting to reduced inefficiency
  • One third of employees taking more time off

With all this in mind, please join us on June 13th for Clare’s powerful “BrainSweet” workshop. The key message is that responsibility for your mental health begins with YOU, and the workshop is suited to everyone who is committed to maintaining their wellbeing (not just those who have experienced a mental health challenge).  

After briefly sharing her own history with depression, Clare introduces some key concepts from neuro-science to help you understand the important role our brain plays in our well-being. With those concepts as a basis, she then shares five simple, evidence based strategies that can help everyone enhance their well-being.

Far from being sombre, the workshop is empowering, positive and fun. Participants are challenged to take ownership of their mental health. “Nurture your brain, benefit your wellbeing”


About Claire: 

Clare Linane is a passionate mental health campaigner and a published author.  A recent article Clare wrote appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, was read by over 1 million people online and shared 25,000 times.

Clare is also a dynamic facilitator who works with prominent organisations throughout Australia, including Transurban, Priceline, and The Royal Children’s Hospital. 



1 ABS National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing: Summary of Results, 2007 (2008), p 27


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Date & time Thursday 13th of June 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location Ballarat Golf Club
Venue 1800 Sturt St

CB Member - Individual $25.00 (inc. GST)

CB Member Business - (up to 3 individuals) $50.00 (inc. GST)

Non Member - Individual $50.00 (inc. GST)

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