workplace wellbeing

Self-compassion: Why it’s important and where to start from

Missed a big work deadline? Said the wrong thing at an important meeting? Forgot to reply to an urgent email? Despite all of our hard work and good intentions, mistakes and failures happen to the best of us. So what do we do when the worst happens? There’s no [...]

2021-10-15T17:34:02+13:00September 22nd, 2021|

Sustainability and wellbeing in the workplace: How to improve both in tandem

When we practise sustainability in our daily lives, it impacts positively on our own wellbeing as well as the planet’s – meaning that personal wellbeing and environmental sustainability need not be mutually exclusive goals. By exploring these impacts, and what organisations can do to promote employee wellbeing and sustainability, [...]

2021-10-15T17:41:12+13:00August 27th, 2021|

Strategies and Support for 2021

When I introduce Umbrella to new organisations, I talk about how it all started with a book called I’ve had it up to here and, 10 years on, Gaynor had created a business that has supported many others in how to handle work stress and reap the performance benefits [...]

2021-07-17T12:35:40+12:00January 28th, 2021|