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|

Reflections and predictions from my side of the equation

Mental health in the workplace 2010-2020: Reflections and predictions from my side of the equation The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (21 – 25 September) is He Tirohanga Anamata; Reimagining Wellbeing Together, and we are pleased to share Dr Karen Jones’ reflections, experiences, and predictions on [...]

2020-09-01T11:35:51+12:00August 28th, 2020|