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
Research from the University of California found that we’re distracted an average of every three minutes at work. The Wall Street Journal reports that we check our emails a whopping 74 times daily. There’s no wonder we’re feeling stressed at work. Time to hone some ninja like workplace focusing skills with our black belt mindfulness hacks.
For many people losing weight can be a stressful process. Maybe you or someone you know is working on losing weight to regulate their blood sugar levels? Perhaps you’re working hard to lose weight and combat pre-diabetes or already managing a diagnosis of diabetes? The health stakes can be high when it comes to weight loss and the stresses encountered on a daily basis can all too easily derail our best efforts. So how can mindfulness help? [Read more…]
Are You A Human Being Or A Human Doing?
Mindfulness. Everybody is doing it from Google, UK Parliament, the US Senate to Price Waterhouse Coopers, Starbucks, Google and Deutsche Bank but what is it and why are they bothering? Mindfulness an introduction is here to guide you!
Growth mindset is one of the key differentiators between people who achieve their goals and those who don’t. Recognising a Growth mindset (and using it) dramatically impacts upon your performance whatever you do in life. Achieving your goals with a growth mindset is a lifelong habit worth investing your time in. But what is it and how exactly can you build your mindset muscle? We give you the lowdown.
You’re an Imposter. That’s right, you’re a fraud. Everything that you’ve ever achieved is down to dumb luck. You’ve blagged your way to where you are. How come nobody else has noticed except you? You’ve conned them all. Sound familiar? If you’re suffering from imposter syndrome you’re in good company. Research suggests 70% of us will experience the phenomena at some stage in our lives. Look around you, is it really true that everyone else is smarter than you? Perhaps they’re shiftily looking sideways in your direction and wondering the exact same thing? But how to get rid of that constant fear that you’re so fake? Imposter syndrome & how to beat it.