Welcome! This edition of our wellbeing at work newsletter, aims to put a spring in your step and we hope you will find something of interest or value.
Dignity at Work training case study
We're delighted to have recently added a new case study to our website that highlights the effectiveness of a dignity at work training programme for managers. We are very grateful to Sharps Bedrooms Limited for sharing their experience.
Developing a Growth Mindset course update
In addition to our longstanding course for individuals, we can now deliver a course solely for leaders and managers. Flexible options are available to help those in leadership roles understand the power of developing a growth mindset culture and how to cultivate this in both themselves and their team members.
THE LATEST POSTS ADDED TO OUR BLOG
Having trouble sleeping?
We’ve created an infographic with 8 tips, included some helpful resources, and provided details of our short workplace training course with strategies to promote a good night’s sleep.
Introducing 3 new courses to help workplace wellbeing:
Understanding Vicarious Trauma
Constructive Conversations in the Workplace
Performance & Development Conversations Training for Managers
Why Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse is a Workplace Issue
We look at the business case, provide some helpful resources, and highlight why awareness training can be the catalyst for actions to help create a safe & supportive workplace for anyone experiencing domestic abuse.
DATE FOR THE DIARY
Mental Health Awareness Week - free event
To kick off this year's Mental Health Awareness week, we are offering a free 45 min webinar at 10am on the morning of Monday 15th May. Specialist trainer Christine Clark will facilitate this short session packed full of facts and tips on anxiety, this year's theme.
Find out more about this webinar and register to receive the joining instructions by visiting our event webpage.
STRESS MANAGEMENT TIP
Overcoming limiting beliefs
What are limiting beliefs and how can our awareness of them reduce stress?
Discover some tips for both individuals and leaders.
ASK THE EXPERT
We've created a new overview page with some of the most popular Q&A’s from this regular feature and invite you to have a browse.
If you have a wellbeing at work question which isn’t covered, please let us know and, if suitable, we'll put it to one of our expert trainers and feature it in a future edition.
In her latest column, Amanda looks towards an upcoming goal with a mixture of optimism and trepidation ... read it here.
HELPFUL WELLBEING AT WORK RESOURCES
Our latest round up of external wellbeing at work resources include:
1. Employee financial wellbeing: a practical guide
2. Organisational versus individual risk assessments
3. The C-suite's role in well-being
4. The results from the world's biggest trial of the 4-day week
Find out more and the links to these resources here.
"When I look at the world I am pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic.”
Carl Rogers, American Psychologist
“No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive.”
Dr Joyce Brothers, American Psychologist and Writer
OTHER SHORT READS WHICH MAY BE OF INTEREST
• 4 ways being a 'super helper' could be harming you
• Managing stress at work: three things your employer could do for you
• Toxic culture, inadequate management, lack of training – the HR lessons from the Casey review
• What's it like when your job involves wading through others' suffering? I was left weeping and hopeless
(Our new Understanding Vicarious Trauma course may be of interest to any organisation whose staff assist or witness others' suffering)
• What not to say when you don’t know how to pronounce a co-worker’s name
AND FINALLY ...
As we approach this year's Mental Health Awareness week, this post from Positive.News highlights 17 projects they shone a light on last year which are boosting and improving wellbeing for many.
Read it here ...
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 →
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