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 Are employers proactively tackling mental health in the workplace? Disability resulting from mental illness cost the South African economy a staggering R232bn in 2017. Are companies doing enough to provide the necessary support to employees? Down syndrome kids’ message to future moms » Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » 6 ways sexy shoes damage your feet How much energy do you burn at work? Is your boss a bully? Workplace safety could worsen under their leadership Nothing makes a job miserable faster than a bullying boss. Forget employee morale and wellbeing – bullying bosses can be bad for our workplace safety too. "She would follow me to the toilet and just stand there looking at me" Readers continue to share their stories of working with office psychopaths, and the experiences just seem to get worse – one person has told us of how her boss would follow her around at work – even to the toilet. Office horror stories: 'The lies, the trash talk, the isolation' Readers continue to share their stories of working with office psychopaths who are manipulative and egotistical, and sleep perfectly well while ruining colleagues' health and careers. Mental illness among employees is on the rise: can workplace wellness programmes help? Stress, burnout and anxiety are increasing in the workplace and directly affect employees' ability to work efficiently. Should the onus be on the employer to ensure employee wellness, and consequent maximum productivity? Are South Africans too afraid and stressed to take sick leave? Is there a collective fear of taking time off to rest and recover? Health24 took to the streets to find out. What is ergonomics and could it make you a happier worker? Ergonomics is a science which tries to increase our well-being... and it does not only apply in an office setting. Office horror stories: Workers tell of trauma at the hands of office psychopaths and bullies Many workplace narcissists, sociopaths and psychopaths are slowly sucking the life out of their co-workers and employees – to the extent that many workers feel they have no choice but to call it quits. 5 common types of psychopaths you might find in the workplace – and how you can avoid becoming a victim of their mind games There's a growing realisation that psychopaths are thriving in the workplace, but how do you identify them, and how do you avoid being the target of their predatory behaviour? What to do when a panic attack strikes at work Anxiety disorder and panic attacks can be debilitating. Here’s what to do when it happens at work. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.