The effects of having an unhealthy relationship with food and body image distress aren’t restricted to individuals’ personal life – like any other cause of stress, they spill over into all other areas of life, including work. Mindful Eating is a new scientific technique that allows us to observe, understand and gain awareness of our eating behaviour. This systemic approach to eating works on several levels, tackling family and societal influences, individual’s emotions and habitual pattern of responding to stress, as well as misconceptions and lack of education on nutrition.
Thank you all for coming along last night to celebrate the 5th anniversary of our community stress management programme Hove StressBusters! It was great to take stock of the different things we’ve done over the last 12 months and present all the ongoing activities. During the evening we laughed and played, got lulled into a hypnotic trance, learned how to let go of negative emotions and beliefs, and how to play with and transform words and concepts… we really tackled stress from several different angles!
I recently ran several in-house stress management workshops for a mixed bunch of designers, engineers, marketing, HR, production and support staff employed by a Sussex-based company. One thing became clear – some of them were heading towards burnout, and yet this is a company that really takes workplace wellbeing seriously and invests in a number of initiatives and services to improve the health and wellbeing of their employees. So why were these people so stressed out?
Hiring people who have the best professional training, skills and experience does not always translate into having motivated and highly performing employees. Here are three tips that will help you get the most out of your team.
The launch of Brighton StressBusters programme at the Hanover Centre last Friday was everything we could have hoped for! We moved our chi, played, laughed and were lulled into a hypnotic trance… tackling stress from several different angles.
Have you ever wondered what the secret to developing highly performing teams is? Effective management is the obvious answer but as any experienced manager knows, there is no such thing as a ‘one-size-fits-all’ management strategy. Different people have different strengths and weaknesses and need to be managed accordingly. Some people may not even be suitable […]