How to manage mental health in the workplace: Wellington masterclass

“Being able to feel safe with other people is probably the single most important aspect of mental health; safe connections are fundamental to meaningful and satisfying lives” – Bessel Van Der Kolk WHY ATTEND? A workplace that promotes mental health has substantial benefits for organisations. These benefits can be [...]

2021-07-30T12:29:58+12:00July 26th, 2021|

Get moving for your brain. Physical activity and wellbeing

‘Exercise is the single best thing you can do for your brain in terms of mood, memory and learning’ - John Joseph Ratey, M.D. Clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Are you losing focus and feeling like you have fuzzy brain during the day? Do you start work tasks [...]

2021-07-16T13:56:02+12:00July 8th, 2021|

Connecting and learning, together

Last week, we reimagined wellbeing across the country as we celebrated Mental Health Awareness Week in New Zealand. For Umbrella, we live and breathe mental health in our everyday work, so I’ve loved seeing my various social media feeds come alive sharing what everyone else was doing and seeing [...]

2020-10-01T15:46:23+13:00October 1st, 2020|

He Tirohanga Anamata – Reimagine Wellbeing Together

This month features Mental Health Awareness Week in New Zealand with the theme, "Te Tirohanga Anamata - Reimagine Wellbeing Together". In a year that has brought more disruption and challenge than we could have possibly foreseen, it's an opportunity for us all to reimagine what wellbeing looks and feels [...]

2020-09-01T11:47:00+12:00September 1st, 2020|