Author Archives: Jan Lawrence

Building Growth Mindsets to Manage Pressure

Jan Lawrence,

A Growth Mindset is of particular value in helping us manage or avoid stress.  It helps individuals sit more comfortably with uncertainty, be more honest about their feelings of vulnerability and not feel scared at the prospect of reaching out for help and support.

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Managing Burnout: A new, live, virtual course

Jan Lawrence,

This live, virtual course will help participants understand what has caused the symptoms of burnout and introduce them to practical actions that will help them to positively address the condition based on the latest scientific evidence of what works and what doesn’t.

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A simple framework for supporting staff during the pandemic

Jan Lawrence,

The CUSP framework can be applied to any situation where pressure is present, particularly useful during the pandemic. What it does is get you thinking about your options in a structured way. There are always options because the experience of stress is individual and depends largely on perceptions. If you can change or influence someone’s perceptions, the way they think about a situation, then the stress can be prevented or reduced.

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Virtual Open Course – Suicide First Aid Lite

Jan Lawrence,

Virtual Open Course – Suicide First Aid Lite Friday 4th December 10 am-1.30 pm Delegates will learn skills to have a conversation with someone who may be thinking about suicide and signpost them to appropriate help, using a first-aid approach

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Resilience and the Adversities of Life

Jan Lawrence,

Resilience is the human capacity to face, overcome, and be strengthened by, and even be transformed by experiences of adversity. This short blog describes what resilience is and also considers the difference between resilience and resistance.

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