You’ve probably set yourself some audacious goals already for this year (if not, why not?). Wondering how you’re going to stay focused and smash those personal challenges? Could mindfulness boost your success? If you haven’t investigated the science behind mindfulness before you might be more than just a little bit surprised (and very persuaded) by the research.
Positive psychology has turned traditional leadership metrics upside down. This new science of success examines strengths rather weakness, celebrates failure as the path to mastery and encourages a culture of learning rather than competition. We dive into three tried and tested, evidence based kick ass positive psychology practices that will positively impact upon your leadership.
Need a January Pick Me Up? A winter boost? It’s that time of year again. The days are short and the nights are long and you wonder if you’ll ever see the sun again. Fear not. We have a whole host of free stuff to build your resilience, improve your wellbeing and make you feel warm inside as you toast yourself by the fire. Go on. Treat yourself. It’s time to grab a mug of hot stuff, take time out and give yourself lashings of self care. We’ve got your back this winter gorgeous!
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New Year Resolution Time Is Here Again. But how do you make them stick? We say forget 1st of January. Find out why here.
“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language
And next year’s words await another voice.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.”
T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets
Gift yourself calm this Christmas. If you’re counting down the days, ticking off to do lists and getting all caught up in the Christmas frenzy there may be a gift you’ve missed. Don’t panic. We’re talking about calm. It’s easy to forget that Christmas is supposed to be fun when we’re bogged down with the constant bombardment of how it should be and trying to make everything perfect. Take time out to reinstate your equilibrium by following our top 3 tips for Christmas calm.
The shops are full of mince pies, the festive lights have been switched on and Christmas markets are go. If you you haven’t quite caught up, the festivities are just around the corner. According to the Stress Management Society one in twenty of us find Christmas more stressful than being burgled. Yes, really. If you’re that one in twenty we’ve got your festive wellbeing covered with some practical tips to ensure you keep your cool in the run up to yule.
When Positive Change Guru delivers mindfulness at work programmes were sometimes asked “Isn’t this just another way to screw more out of us?”. Fair Question. Not one to dodge a difficult conversation, here’s our response based on our latest research, ‘Bullet Proof 9 to 5 – ers’ into Mindfulness and Leadership.
Personal Brand? Isn’t that for politicians, wannabes and the likes of the glitterati you say? Not so. Take a look around you. Personal branding is everywhere. It’s the reason you get your morning cappuccino from one cafe rather than another, the explanation for why you prefer one bar over the next one, why you don’t shop at that shop and why sometimes you are inexplicably drawn to a person, place or that random item you never intended to purchase when you’re out shopping. And if it has that kind of impact, shouldn’t you be taking a look at yours?
Change your habits, change your life we’ve all heard it before, but if it was that easy we’d all be living a life we love. So how do you make those changes reality? Setting powerful goals is the starting point. Goals are a road map, a guide, your blueprint to achieve even the most audacious goals that you can envisage. Got a goal in mind? Here’s our step by step guide to making sure you set a goal that really makes a difference with goal architecture made simple.
Who Is Caring With Compassion Training For?
Caring with compassion for healthcare professionals was developed in partnership with the NHS to build compassion within a rapidly changing healthcare landscape, this is a practical one day course for professionals working in pressured roles that demand high levels of compassion. You’ll have the opportunity to reflect, discuss and build upon your existing skills. Throughout the day you will be introduced to compassion theory, the neuroscience behind compassion and the latest in emotional intelligence research.
The day will provide a safe space for you to audit your own level of individual, team and organisational compassion, reflecting upon barriers to caring with compassion for healthcare professionals as well as team and individual development. We will examine the role of emotional intelligence in compassion alongside personality differences and communication. You will have the opportunity to practice skills to help you recognise compassionate practice, support others and communicate more effectively.
Caring with Compassion Training Learning Outcomes:
By the end of the session delegates will be able to;
Identify compassion theory and the core components of compassion
Recognise the science of compassion practice
Consider barriers to compassion and strategies to overcome them
Identify core components of compassion
Recognise the impact of emotional intelligence upon compassion
Develop emotional intelligence skills
Personality differences and their impact on communication
Employ a variety of interpersonal communication skills in difficult workplace situations
Manage emotional situations effectively
Identify behaviours and practices to build compassion
Maximise wellbeing and improved health outcomes
Work with others to provide a positive experience of care
Build team cohesion
Caring with Compassion Training Course Content:
The course will consist of the following modules;
The Theory of compassion
The science of compassion practice
Barriers to compassionate care
Identifying strategies to build individual & organisational compassion
Working with others to provide compassionate care
Supporting a positive staff experience
Emotional intelligence & the link with compassion
Using interpersonal communication skills for compassion
Contemplative brain training to build compassion & resilience
Access to compassionate organisation online audit
Unlimited callback service
This course is delivered by BPS, MAPP, BNA, CPD, CIPD psychologists with extensive experience of working within the healthcare field. For more information please contact us at email@example.com