Don’t forget the organisation in employee wellbeing

Traditional approaches to employee wellbeing have tended to focus on the individual person, encouraging and supporting people to move more at work, eat more fruit, learn mindfulness or practise lunchtime yoga. While this strategy is beneficial for many people, we know that individual behaviour is influenced by context, and [...]

2020-02-24T14:14:06+13:00April 3rd, 2018|

More evidence for the power of mind-body interventions

Stress experienced positively can feel exciting and useful when we are juggling multiple demands. Using our body’s adrenalin response to meet a challenge, ace a presentation or achieve a tight deadline can be both useful and satisfying. On the flip side though, experiencing a tension headache after feeling wound up [...]

2020-02-24T14:27:41+13:00June 29th, 2017|

How to stay slow

  Too much to do? Not enough time? Feeling frantic/overwhelmed? Feeling I’m not doing anything properly?   How many of these comments above resonate with you? It’s a dilemma that we are hearing more often, and it seems, more intensely. Many people have described to us how the dilemma of [...]

2020-02-24T14:02:40+13:00February 16th, 2017|

The Mindful Brain

Can mindfulness at work reduce accidents and improve safety? Consistent investigative research has shown that the human factors contributing to poor safety and accidents at work are: Distraction: which leads to inattention or attention to the wrong things or missing the most important information, Fatigue: with consequences of impaired judgment, [...]

2020-02-24T14:28:06+13:00September 1st, 2015|