As 2017 draws to a close, we hope we have provided all our readers with practical strategies in those areas we have influence over, as well as clarity of the topics covered to all those who have attended our courses.
Here’s to us all spending time, either in person or digitally, with those that matter to us over the forthcoming festive period.
Welcome to the final edition of In Equilibrium in 2017 which includes:
In Equilibrium News – we introduce a new mental health awareness course, a new trainer and have received a very positive new testimonial
A Stress and Wellbeing Tip – a nice, relaxing one for this time of year
Ask the Expert – we re-visit one of our popular questions and answers from Christmas past
External Resources and Articles – covering a wide range of relevant topics
And Finally – a whole new way to enjoy a relaxation class
In Equilibrium News
We’re delighted to offer the new one-day Higher Education Mental Health First Aid course which, as the name suggests, has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of both staff and students of higher education establishments.
Completion of the course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aid Champion.
We’re delighted to welcome Dawn Hardman to the In Equilibrium team. Dawn is a vastly experienced trainer in the mental health awareness and suicide prevention field and is already receiving great feedback –
“Dawn was fab! Very knowledgeable and was very enthusiastic and personable.”
As part of their on-going commitment to ensuring a safe and dignified workplace for all their staff, The Charity for Civil Servants recently approached us to deliver bullying and harassment awareness training. The feedback from participants was overwhelmingly positive …
Recent Articles Added To Our Blog
Stress and Wellbeing Tip
This edition’s tip looks to the senses and we felt it was worth sticking our nose into the effect that one of our senses, in particular, can bring to improving our wellbeing.
Ask the Expert
As we’re approaching year end, we thought we would delve into our Ask the Expert archive and re-share one of our best-read question and answers. The question, which appeared in our Christmas 2012 newsletter, asked “How can I best deal with my manager’s change of mood?”
Along with suggesting steps the reader can take to regain their former positivity, Training Consultant and Corporate Coach, Martin Faiers offers 3 options which could be carried out consecutively to address the reader’s workplace issues.
Read the full question and answer here
In this edition we feature work-related stress, depression or anxiety statistics recently released by the HSE and a study by Deloitte into mental health and wellbeing in employment.
“Empathy can be painful — by definition it means feeling what another feels. But empathy is so much more courageous than hate.”
Gene Klein, Holocaust Survivor, born 1928
“Nothing here should become habitual, because routine lends one a deceptive feeling of security. You begin not noticing certain things and lose your focus on what’s important. Uncertainty and change keep you attentive.”
Emmanuel Macron, French President (2017), born 1977
News from the Outside
- Difficult conversations at work: 5 ways to take control
- Inability to switch off may be behind rise in sicknotes, warns expert
- Overthinking it? Your brain makes better decisions when it’s on autopilot, expert says
- What to do when a personal crisis is hurting your professional life
- What’s your ideal wellbeing day?
- Too much stress? Try yoga with an alpaca
Thank you for taking the time to read our newsletter. We are always delighted to hear from our readers, so if you would like to share your comments or suggestions with us, please don’t hesitate to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recent articles on our blog....
For this year’s National Grief Awareness Week (2 – 8 December) we have reviewed and updated the section on grief within our mental health resources and consider why we may avoid conversations about grief at work.Read More →
We offer 5 tips for helping to develop healthy interactions at work in order to increase wellbeing and avoid co-rumination.Read More →
Our purpose is to provide training and consultancy services to enhance resilience, health and wellbeing in the workplace.
Differentiation is one of the most strategic and tactical activities in which companies most constantly engage
It's natural to have questions about training and how it fits with your organisation. Our FAQs can help you find out more.
View case studies for some of the in-house training courses we have delivered to different types of organisations across the UK.