health and wellbeing in the workplace

Reducing digital overload

The advantages of being able to work flexibly, contactable at any location and to respond quickly to urgent requests make smartphones and other portable devices invaluable in our working lives. Feeling unable to switch them off, even whilewe sleep, being distracted by incoming messages when we need our full attention on a conversation, or [...]

2019-10-29T16:16:42+13:00September 27th, 2019|

Leading wellbeing in virtual teams

By Stephen Kearney Virtual teams are increasingly common, particularly for knowledge work, and can enable access to team members with a broader range of skills or allow people to work from home. Virtual teams bring a range of challenges, and wellbeing is an often overlooked one. Oftentimes, wellbeing is one of the reasons the [...]

2019-10-29T16:36:24+13:00July 30th, 2019|

How to create real impact from your wellbeing programme

These ideas were originally presented at The Corporate Health and Wellbeing Summit in Auckland March 2019 by our CE Gaynor Parkin A truly successful wellbeing strategy and culture requires engagement from everyone within the organisation. Whether you sit at board level or on the front line, your need to feel safe and supported at [...]

2019-10-29T16:38:24+13:00June 27th, 2019|

How do we spot “languishing” and support people sooner to flourish?

Written by Alannah Casey  Given our area of work, we often meet and support people who are really struggling in their lives, yet do not meet criteria for a mental illness such as depression. Despite the absence of a diagnosis, these individuals don’t experience life as fulfilling, satisfying or even enjoyable most of the [...]

2019-10-29T16:41:15+13:00May 31st, 2019|