Embracing Uncertainty

Embracing Uncertainty

‘There is nothing certain, but the uncertain.’ We strive for certainty within our lives, for assurances that provide us with confidence. We seek security against the unknown. Indeed, the need for certainty and our ability to predict the future is identified as one of...
Shaping a Stigma-Free World Through Learning

Shaping a Stigma-Free World Through Learning

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. It is also Learning at Work Week with the theme of ‘Shaping the Future.’ And if we want to shape a world free of mental health stigma, then learning is key.   Many us know some of the facts about mental health. That 1 in 4 of...
Celebrating the Small Stuff

Celebrating the Small Stuff

Celebrating success. Recognising achievement. Identifying the good things in our lives. It’s essential for building a positive mindset and improving our wellbeing. It makes us more solution-focused. It helps us to be resilient. It makes us more open-minded and...
Find Your Route to Engagement

Find Your Route to Engagement

The Engaging People Company has joined up with Social Routes to launch Route to Engagement, an approach which will help companies to improve employee engagement and increase satisfaction.   The comprehensive five-step approach will help leaders to gain a thorough and...
Resolving to be Kind

Resolving to be Kind

Apparently today is the day when we are most likely to abandon our new year’s resolutions, the fervent enthusiasm with which they were set tapering away as the harsh reality of the post-Christmas mood sets in. And as they are discarded, they leave behind a sense of...
Avoid the Communications Void

Avoid the Communications Void

There has been work taking place in my neighbourhood for the last six months. It’s been disruptive. Last week, I contacted the company behind the work to be told that it will be another month before things go back to normal. Over the last few months I’ve felt my...
Wellbeing Quiz

Wellbeing Quiz

This quiz by Dr David Watson of the UEA Work, Learning and Wellbeing team is a great introduction to wellbeing, and a good way to get people thinking and talking about wellbeing. You can find out more about the programme here: Wellbeing...
Working Together…Well Workshop

Working Together…Well Workshop

We are really pleased to be working with the fantastic The Nurture Project to offer an engaging one day workshop  to promote team working, and individual and collective wellbeing. The innovative workshop combines facilitated discussion with interactive and engaging...
Just Another Motivated Monday?

Just Another Motivated Monday?

Monday. Perhaps the most disdained day of the week. Following, as it does, the much admired weekend. Even worse when that weekend is combined with annual leave, which it would have been last week for many during half term holidays. Monday. A day held in such low...