Stress is the most common cause of workplace illness and absenteeism. EU figures suggest that it costs in excess of 30 billion each year in days lost at work or poor performance at work. Stress is good for us to a certain point and helps motivate and challenge us to achieve high levels of satisfaction at work.
On the other hand when the demands exceed our ability to cope we can experience distress. Stress is caused by stressors, some of which will be related to the workplace itself and some of which are personal issues. Work Related Stress (WRS) usually features a combination of both work characteristics and personal characteristics.
We offer bespoke training to organisations to help develop resilience and self care among employees.
"Mindful awareness is about learning to pay attention, in the present moment, and without judgement. It’s like training a muscle – training attention to be where you want it to be."
“The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.”
“Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.”
At the beginning of the 21st century it was estimated that the worldwide prevalence of mental health issues among adults was 10% or an estimated 450 million sufferers.More →
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