Resources to assist in building resilience, capacity and maintaining your well-being


Throughout the world finance professionals are dealing with the personal and professional challenges posed by the Pandemic.  CA ANZ have compiled a list of resources to assist in building resilience, capacity and maintaining your well-being. Click on any of the links below to view the articles,

Young CAs – their challenge and our opportunity
The coronavirus pandemic is being felt particularly by young CAs, says CA ANZ President Peter Rupp FCA.

Mentor Exchange: Practice Peer Support program
Share, solve and grow with fellow members in practice and sole practitioners.

Beyond Blue launches mental health support training for practices advising SMEs
Beyond Blue has created a free, four-part online learning course Mental wellbeing: support yourself and small businesses for advisors of SMEs who may experience mental health issues.

Keeping a check on mental health
The COVID crisis is far from over, so it’s important to prioritise your mental health, and that of your clients.

YCA Wellness Webinar Series: Fortnightly
Helping provide Young Chartered Accountants with the tools for wellness during COVID-19 and beyond.

Beyond Blue Supporting Small Business Owners to improve their mental health and wellbeing at work
This guide outlines actions you can take to support a small business owners to improve their mental health and wellbeing at work.

Beyond Blue Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service
Access Beyond Blue’s dedicated service to support Australia’s mental health through COVID-19. The free service, funded by the Australian Government and delivered by Beyond Blue, is available around the clock.

CA Advisory Group
CAAG provides counselling and support for CAs facing ethical dilemmas or weighing career decisions.

Mental Health First Aid Guide for Chartered Accountants
Guide on how to help a colleague or client who’s showing signs of developing a mental health problem or is in crisis.

LinkedIn Learning – Supporting Your Well-Being during Times of Change and Uncertainty
In this learning path, you can gain immediately applicable skills to support your well-being during times of change and uncertainty. Twenty curated courses cover topics such as practicing mindfulness and meditation; managing anxiety, depression, and stress; calming your mind; and restoring your body.

Smiling Mind App | MYOB: The small business program
Smiling Mind is an app-based meditation program developed by psychologists and educators to help bring mindfulness into your life. Developed in partnership with MYOB, the Smiling Mind Small Business program features activities and resources to support business owners. Through mindful meditations, learn to manage stress, develop better relationships and build resilience.

Mental health for CAs in challenging times
Your clients are anxious, all your family is working from home, and the beach is shut. How do you stop yourself panicking?

How are accountants going in the COVID-19 lockdown?
Now, more than ever, accountants are stepping up to help clients and provide a shoulder to lean on.

Personal resilience – recommended reading list
This CA Libraries recommended reading list includes ebooks, audiobooks and journals which can help you to build resilience, be calm and happier.

Continuing professional development – Building Resilience for Professional Success
This course arms you with the knowledge and skills you need to be able to apply a structured approach to modelling, undertake scenario planning and sensitivity analysis and build a spreadsheet model of your business.

Continuing professional development – Stress Mastery Program
The aim of the Stress Mastery Program is to provide you with a toolkit to help you to stay cool under pressure, manage stress and understand why people think and act the way they do (as well as how you can respond effectively).

Continuing professional development – Working From Home Effectively: A guide to productivity and wellbeing for employees
Working from home, or remotely from the office, can seem ideal, but the reality is that it can be challenging from a professional and personal point of view. This course helps you navigate the mental and physical challenges working from home presents.

Continuing professional development – Ways To Maintain Well-Being While Working Remotely
This short video includes practical tips, tools and strategies that you can use to make this new experience healthier and happier for you, your family, housemates – and even the colleagues on the other end of your virtual calls!

Continuing professional development – Remote Working: The Keys to Keeping it Happy, Healthy and Productive
Remote working, especially while observing social distancing poses a number of challenges. Discover the tips, tools and strategies to make the experience happier, healthier and more productive for you and those you are at home with.

Continuing professional development – The Secrets To Having A Healthier Work-Life Balance As An Accountant, Auditors and Tax Professionals
This webinar aims to help you find a healthier work-life balance so that your health, your relationships and your career in accounting, audit and tax can all have a greater chance of longevity.

Continuing professional development – How to Meditate
Relax, unwind and discover more about yourself. Enjoy a range of meditation techniques, many you may have never seen before.

Continuing professional development – How to Yoga
Discover the model of the 8 Limbs of Yoga to use as a daily productivity tool. Yoga holds many health benefits and by learning the practice and theory, you can make your own yoga routine.

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