Welcome to the May/June edition of our newsletter, we hope you will find something helpful or of value.
This issue includes:
- What is ‘leaveism’ and how can it be reduced in an organisation
- The value of non-judgemental listening in the workplace
- Tips for applying the law of diminishing returns
- An Ask the Expert on becoming a workplace Mental Health First Aider
- Some relevant resources focusing on mental health & wellbeing at work
- A short paws for thought
News and new articles
This Spring, our trainers have been busy as ever, both inside and out of their training rooms.
A look at the term ‘leaveism’, some practical suggestions for how an organisation can reduce it, together with 5 actions employees can take which will contribute towards a change in workplace culture.
Stress & Wellbeing Tip
Our latest tip is a reminder about the law of diminishing returns and how you might apply it to help your productivity and wellbeing. Read it here.
Ask The Expert
Training and development specialist, Sue Butterfield answers a question about training to become a workplace mental health first aider.
View the resources in this edition here. They include:
– Mapping Mental Health for Business Leaders
– Health and Wellbeing at Work Survey 2019
– A Wellbeing Survey Whitepaper
“People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.”
John Wanamaker, American Merchant, 1838 – 1922
“Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, American Novelist, 1804 – 1864
4 popular articles on our social media channels
– 5 ways to leave your work stress at work
– ‘It can be a wonderful freeing moment’: Opening up about mental health at work
– The rise of ‘presenteeism’ in the workplace
– Deepak Chopra’s 3 best tips for falling asleep when you’re stressed
… and finally …
As exam season is once more upon us, a suggestion from Sir Anthony Seldon on a low-tech approach to reducing young people’s anxiety.
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: email@example.com.
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