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Stress management tip – Overcoming limiting beliefs

By Amanda Furness | 25 April 2023

Learning to spot limiting beliefs, challenge them and reframe them can be used to great effect individually, as well as by leaders and managers to create a more harmonious and healthy workplace culture with benefits for performance.

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Building Growth Mindsets to manage pressure

Building Growth Mindsets to Manage Pressure

By Jan Lawrence | 14 April 2021

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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Why learning stopping cues could help manage stress

By Amanda Furness | 01 September 2017

A look at how we could help manage stress by learning to notice when a habit has become unhealthy and introduce our own stopping cues to benefit our wellbeing

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Course expectations and learning outcomes: Stress Management Training for Managers

By Jan Lawrence | 29 June 2016

A selection of before and after delegate comments relating to our Stress Management Training for Managers course. Contact us for more information.

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Burnout – an explanation

By Jan Lawrence | 23 June 2014

What is Burnout?
Burnout is a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It occurs when you feel overwhelmed and unable to meet constant demands.

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Stress Management Training in London

By Jan Lawrence | 06 August 2013

If you are based in London, In Equilibrium can provide in-house training on Stress Management, Developing Resilience, Preventing Bullying, Mental Health Awareness & Employee Wellbeing.

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CIPD “Stress is the most common cause of long-term sickness absence”

By Jan Lawrence | 05 October 2011

Stress is, for the first time, the most common cause of long-term sickness absence for both manual and non-manual employees, according to this year’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)/Simplyhealth Absence Management survey

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Challenging Negative Thinking Habits

By Jan Lawrence | 05 July 2011

  Each thought you have affects how you feel, each feeling you have affects how you behave and there are consequences to every single one of your behaviours, be it positive or negative.  Behaviours that are CONSISTENT become HABITS and habits can become who we are and how we respond to our environment. Negative Thinking…

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Stress Management Case Study – Northumbria Probation Service

By Jan Lawrence | 13 November 2010

Work carried out: consultancy, risk assessment, and training Problem Northumbria Probation Service (NPS) employs around 600 staff and was looking to tackle stress as an organisation. The core work of the organisation is pressurised and can be stressful and NPS, like many similar organisations, faced some real difficulties in this area. Evidence, both qualitative and…

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Managing Stress at Work: Uncertainty Reducers

By Jan Lawrence | 07 October 2010

As uncertainty increases so do feelings of anxiety and insecurity. This increases the risk of stress. Approaches that reduce uncertainty and ambiguity reduce the risk substantially. Many of these approaches involve communication and decision making. Reducing uncertainty is particularly important in times of organisational change when the risk of stress is high.

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