Home > Lifestyle > Healthy workplace > Employee wellbeing Employee wellbeing All sections in Healthy Workplace » Workplace Basics » At the Office » Dangerous Jobs » Employee Wellbeing » Health at work » Work and Stress » Work behaviour » Your new job » Workplace News "Throwing sickies" is ruining SA's economy The economy loses between R12- to R16-billion a year as a result of absent workers, many of who aren't actually physically ill but 'throw a sickie' to have a day off. Down syndrome kids’ message to future moms » Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » How much energy do you burn at work? Wasting time and money 5 ways to get through your day when you're over your job If office politics and constant work stress has left you demotivated and in an anxiety ridden slump then perhaps it's time to hit 'reset' with these practical tips. Psychopaths at work and the 10 jobs that attract them Not all psychopaths are cold blooded killers. In fact, most of them live ‘innocently’ beside us and some of them are even our friends or colleagues. Take a look at their inherent traits and the careers where they're most often found. Employees benefit from natural light Workers exposed to sunshine sleep better and have a better quality of life, researchers say. Sick leave: the facts Here's more about sick leave and the law. Is your employer treating you fairly? 10 FAQ on maternity leave Pregnant and working? You are entitled to maternity leave in SA. Here's what everyone needs to know. Drugs in the workplace Spotting and dealing with opioid dependence in the workplace. Green offices make for more productive staff People who work an office surrounded by plants are happier than people in offices without live foliage, a new study suggests. Feng shui your desk If it feels like your career is in a rut maybe it's time you take action and…rearrange your desk? Workplace wellness in a time of HIV/Aids Since HIV/Aids affects the bulk of SA's working population, World Aids Day provides an opportunity to reflect on the status of the fight against the epidemic in the workplace. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors The three stress-busting basics you can’t afford to ignore Detangle the myths from the facts Why you should try the cold or hot approach for sports-related injuries Head lice myth busters! Live healthier Coffee and wine for the win! » Could heartburn drugs upset your 'good' gut bacteria? Life is a gut reaction Good news! Coffee & wine may promote a healthy gut Diverse bacteria help your gut stay healthy. Here's how what you eat and drink can help or harm that balance - and it's not all bad news. I gave hubby HIV » Giving babies antibodies promptly may eliminate HIV Vaginal ring to prevent HIV on the cards I gave my husband HIV and watched him die Stephanie van Niekerk unwittingly infected her husband with HIV and ended up having to watch him wither and die in front of her very eyes. This is Stephanie's story in her own words.