The academic and scientific rigour we apply to our work with clients also informs our thinking on the latest developments in the fields of wellbeing, resilience, and performance.
Written by Jasmine Harding We often take sleeping well for granted, until we start to have trouble sleeping. Whether short term or chronic, sleep difficulties can have a marked impact on our health, emotional stability, [...]
This article by Umbrella’s Managing Director Jacqui Maguire was first published in The NZ Herald 20 May 2019. As the wind hurls and rain splutters across my windows, reality strikes that winter is truly on its [...]
More and more research is demonstrating that the differences in personality seen between people contribute to a range of health and wellbeing outcomes. These range from how diligent we are at following advice, how engaged [...]
In our previous article, we introduced the relationship between three personality styles and resilience―some individuals are naturally resilient, others have personalities with fewer protective factors, and yet others have a moderately protective style and [...]
Most leaders who have a staff member with a “tricky” personality, or even a style different to their own, know that it creates extra challenges. It is human nature to assume that what works [...]
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