Resilience provides us with a set of skills to thrive in a changing world. The ideal workplace resilience program provides an integrated approach to mental health, safety, well-being and effectiveness. Here are 10 ways to supercharge the impact of resilience in your workplace.
Hi Jen, can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Hi! I’m Jennifer Young (but known by many as ‘Jen Y’ as I’m a member of Gen Y/Millennial Generation) :). My journey so far has taken me from a rural New Zealand upbringing (Ramarama) to private school education (Diocesan Auckland) to moving to Dunedin […]
A guide to the benefits of offering workplace resilience training solutions. Includes data and results from the Global Resilience Report.
For 40 years, researchers have been investigating the impact of resilience on health, wellbeing and success. More recently, resilience has gained traction in popular culture, too. Across digital and print media – mothers, employees, trauma survivors and ordinary people are encouraged to harness resilience to improve their lives. In 2015, The New York Times published […]
Why wait until the 1st of January to start implementing positive change in your life? While the ritual of starting afresh can be exciting, more than 90% of New Year’s resolutions don’t stick. A resolution is the determined intent to effect change. The best time to lay the foundations for change is the moment you […]
We are seriously looking forward to a break. Christmas is a time to recover, relax, connect with loved ones and celebrate. It is also an opportunity to reflect on the past year so that you can gain some perspective on what went well, what was difficult, and how you can improve. First, however, let’s prioritise […]
A foundation of resilience provides us with the confidence to approach life creatively. The resilient individual understands the benefits of relaxation and recovery, has constructed a masterful lifestyle that aligns with biological rhythms and knows how to focus attention. The most resilient among us will experience Flow regularly – and understand how to cultivate the conditions […]
Surfing teaches patience, mindfulness, courage and persistence, without the surfer realising that they are developing essential life skills. From a subversive subculture in the sixties, surfing has gone mainstream, and has even found success as an effective form of therapy. When an individual begins surfing, elusive highs are sparingly interspersed between tenuous struggles, sometimes for survival. […]
The freedom to be your best is built upon the discipline of mastering your biological rhythms. Experts know what they need to lock down and practice on a daily basis to allow for their optimal function. Elite athletes reach their potential by constructing a routine based around cycles of deliberate practice, feedback, nourishment and rest. […]