Umbrella Health and Resilience

Umbrella Health and Resilience

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 23 hours ago

Umbrella Health and Resilience

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 23 hours ago

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  • Beyond resilience: what does it mean to thrive?

    Simply put, thriving is feeling good and functioning well. We often use the terms “flourishing” and “thriving” interchangeably, and many people use “wellbeing” to mean the same thing – a sustained sense that life is good, meaningful and worthwhile. Thriving also means to live and work “within an optimal range of human functioning, one that connotes goodness, […]

Umbrella Health and Resilience

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 23 hours ago

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  • Reboot Your Brain

    There’s a fabulous Gary Larson cartoon titled “Midway through the exam Allen pulls out a bigger brain”. It’s one of my favourites and I often think of it when my brain is tired and I have no ideas left. Wouldn’t it be handy if we could reach in and pull out another brain at those […]

Umbrella Health and Resilience

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Burnout is more than disengagement

    http://www.hrdive.com/news/study-burnout-is-a-major-threat-to-employee-engagement/433822/ While this headline is accurate, and it’s good to see burnout recognised as a serious workplace concern, it feels important to acknowledge that burnout is so much more than a threat to employee engagement. Burnout disrupts job performance and engagement, but also people’s lives. Burnout can wreak havoc on rel...

Umbrella Health and Resilience

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 weeks ago

Umbrella Health and Resilience

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 weeks ago

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  • Reducing digital overload

    Commentary around the perils of technology has never been stronger.  Harvard Business Review has described this overload as possibly “the defining problem of today’s workplace”: All day and night, on desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones, we’re bombarded with so many messages and alerts that even when we want to focus, it’s nearly impossible. And when […]

Umbrella Health and Resilience

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 weeks ago

Umbrella Health and Resilience

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Transitioning to Hot Desking

    As part of a drive to increase efficiency and productivity more and more organisations are transitioning to hot desking or “hotelling” (reserve a space/desk for a certain period of time). The common experience is finding (or booking) an empty desk and setting it up. Then at the end of the day (or booking period) , […]

  • Are your employees flourishing or languishing?

    Does it matter? Yes, it does. Healthy employees with robust wellbeing are more likely to be engaged and productive. The flip side is also true—when people experience poor health and wellbeing, so does their engagement and productivity, with a direct hit on the bottom line for the business. Productivity losses from poor wellbeing occur via […]

  • Managing hazards from mental ill-health

    Under the Health and Safety at Work Act (2015), employers are well aware that they are required to take all practicable steps to prevent harm occurring to employees. The Act requires employers to adopt a systematic approach to identifying, assessing and controlling hazards at work. Since impairment can arise from stress or fatigue, employers must […]

Umbrella Health and Resilience

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • How to stay slow

      Too much to do? Not enough time? Feeling frantic/overwhelmed? Feeling I’m not doing anything properly?   How many of these comments above resonate with you? It’s a dilemma that we are hearing more often, and it seems, more intensely. Many people have described to us how the dilemma of having too much to do […]

  • Find your flow

Umbrella Health and Resilience

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Our Top 10 Resilience Tips

    Going into the last hectic weeks of 2016 keep these resilience tips in mind: Sleep well – important cognitive neural pathways are strengthened and repair work occurs. Use relaxation exercises, baths, herbal teas and light reading to wind down ready for a deep sleep. Eat well – choose the most nutritious foods you can as […]

  • When habits go bad

    In last month’s newsletter, we featured some of our ideas for Hardwiring healthy habits. We hope you have had some success strengthening habits you want to have. What about unhealthy habits, habits that have gone haywire or have even become addictive?  What then? There has been much scientific study investigating how to stop or change […]

  • Hardwiring healthy habits

    This month is mental health awareness month. October is also the time of year when end of year fatigue is starting to creep in, with the consequence that paying attention to health may drop. This is a good time then to put a fresh focus on our physical and mental wellbeing habits. Imagine a supportive […]

  • Effective conversations

    Difficult conversations, challenging conversations, tricky communications—however you frame them, they are an important part of leadership. Successfully managing these conversations can be both time consuming and energy depleting. We have developed and refined a new training programme designed to assist managers to have more effective conversations. Our goal is to strengthen both confidence and co...

Umbrella Health and Resilience

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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