Entries by Sam Fuller

Flexible Body, Strong Mind

As the festive season fades into distant memory and winter drags on, taking a proactive approach to staying healthy and resilient is all the more important. In this month’s news, Victoria Farrelly, business psychologist and resilience expert, takes a closer look at the link between physical and mental wellbeing. Discover how yoga doesn’t just stretch […]

Work Relationships And Introversion

So far this year we have shared articles focusing on four out of our 5 Pillars of Resilience, and this month brings the fifth and final pillar: Strong Relationships. The importance of social interaction and connection for our mental wellbeing is well documented, but building and maintaining such relationships can be a great deal easier […]

St John Ambulance Conference: Embedding Mental Health Best Practice

We’re excited to be a part of the St John Ambulance ‘Embedding Mental Health Best Practice in the Workplace’ conference in Manchester on Thursday 26th September. The event is one of a series of regional conferences, following the success of their summit of the same name in London last year. These CPD-registered conferences aim to […]

Wellbeing Can Be The Beating Heart Of Organisational Change

Change is a constant focus for almost every organisation. The shifting of the sands of the external environment are relentless and the pace of change gets faster every year. We have seen many household names struggle and collapse because they were unable to adapt effectively to the changes going on around them in both the […]

The Power Of Habit Tracking

For many of us, there exists some level of discrepancy between our intentions and our everyday behaviours. How often have you promised yourself you would start something – a new project, perhaps – but ended up postponing it for weeks? Or vowed to practice something daily, when in reality you manage it once a week […]

Resilience And Flexible Thinking: The Role Of Mindfulness

Research over the past few years has found that mindfulness can bring a myriad of benefits, promising better sleep, reduced anxiety and increased focus, among many other things. In this article, we will focus on how it can help to develop one key area of resilience: flexible thinking. In our 5 Pillars of Resilience model, […]

One Size Does Not Fit All

In an age of information overload, it can be difficult to know what advice to take onboard when it comes to personal wellbeing. How do you sift out the helpful from the well-meaning yet misinformed? Furthermore, is it really fair to assume that all advice is applicable to everyone? After all, we are all individuals […]

The Importance Of Boundaries

This month, we’re focusing specifically on the Energy pillar of our 5 Pillars of Resilience model that underpins our Wraw psychometric assessment. This key area reminds us of the importance of rest, relaxation and restoration if we want to feel and perform at our best. This sets us up to feel physically and mentally energised […]

Tackling Work-Related Stress: Where to Start?

It’s widely known that stress is harmful to both our mental and physical health (at least in the levels commonly experienced in modern-day workplaces), yet figures continue to show increases in work stress over the past few years. Last year, 37% of organisations reported an increase in stress-related absence over the previous 12 months (CIPD […]

Embracing Change

Change has become the new constant, as our use of technology accelerates and the political and economic landscapes continue to shift. At the same time, change is often feared, especially when it is imposed upon us unexpectedly. People can often feel out of control and inconvenienced, tending to view the situation in a negative light. […]