Jasmine Harding

Connecting this Christmas

Christmas time can be really special for some, really tough for others and many other dynamics in between. At Umbrella, we know from our wellbeing assessments with New Zealand organisations that family and personal relationships can be associated with a significant amount of stress for many individuals.  Due to [...]

2020-12-03T12:16:06+13:00November 27th, 2020|

Positive psychology – the power of learned optimism

Clinical psychology has traditionally focused on suffering, misery, conflict and mental illness within humans. As a result, the profession has come under scrutiny! As clinical psychologist Martin Seligman nicely states, “We not only want to focus on taking weeds out of the garden, we also need to cultivate and [...]

2020-08-21T09:29:00+12:00August 12th, 2020|

Supporting your people to thrive in our “new normal”

As New Zealanders adjust to life outside of lockdown, we’ve had a range of conversations with employers and employees around how workplaces will proceed in the "new normal".  For some, where we find ourselves right now is pure bliss – no more being “cooped up” at home, intentionally being [...]

2020-06-15T14:31:59+12:00June 15th, 2020|

Reflecting on your role

Accessing professional supervision in a COVID-19 environment For most of our client organisations, many people’s day-to-day roles have had to rapidly adapt to COVID-19, and navigate what comes next. Understandably, this can be an unsettling time as organisations work out which daily business operations are viable and which need [...]

2020-05-11T09:03:01+12:00May 8th, 2020|