Blog: Emotional Wellness

Getting past “this is not going to happen”

Listen to this inspiring and humorous talk and decide whether you want to quick step through life and the changes and opportunities it presents – both on a personal and career level. Was this helpful? ...
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Embrace change and dance with life!

MENTAL AGILITY BEING MENTALY AGILE - KNOWING WHEN TO ‘STEP IN’, ‘STEP OUT’, OR ‘STEP BACK’ Achievers respond to change by mentally exploring the dynamics of the new situation, and finding ways to make the change work well for them. We can call such a response ‘mental agility’; the capacity to move quickly, subtly and sensitively to adjust to change ...
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Adapting to change is a skill that can be developed

In this great article about Susan David’s book, Emotional Agility, her 4 steps to growing with change is beautifully explained. Or buy the book. Often, when we’re confronted with change, discussing our response with an expert can give us new clarity and a way forward. Talk to our expert counsellors call 0800 229355 (2BWELL) Was this helpful? ...
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Purpose counts!

Victor Frankl wrote that whilst we cannot avoid hardship, we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose. It is all about focussing on what you wish to bring. Read this book and be inspired. This book is free if you download the Kindle App. Click here Was this helpful? ...
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Start with asking why?

Follow these lessons. Simon Sinek shows how inspired leaders live from the ‘why’ instead of the ‘what’. In this video he explains how you too can live with purpose. Ask yourself different questions. Click here Was this helpful? ...
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Purpose is created not found

Purpose is something you choose every day that is an expression of who you are, and that has influence and impact on the people around you. What is your purpose? This is a great question if you have a ready answer, but if you don’t it may evoke a sense of disquiet, maybe even anxiety. It can be even more ...
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Communicate and connect

Build lines of communication with your children focusing on the problems of your teenager, rather than your expectations as a parent. Listen and explore their dreams for the future and what they feel passionate about. Explore what is on their teenage mind and what THEY want to discuss. Watch this video about powerful questions that open up rather than close ...
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Holding troublesome teenagers with love

Undoubtedly, the teen years can be daunting both for parents and for teenagers themselves. As adults, we tend to forget how challenging and frustrating those years can be – years of trying to cope with physical, emotional, mental and hormonal changes as they transition from childhood to adulthood. In the face of feeling helpless and overwhelmed by our teenagers’ bad ...
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Sea Biscuit, a truly heart-warming movie

If you are feeling down, escape into someone else’s uplifting experience with this great movie. You might need some tissues for tears of joy, celebration and beauty. Click here to find out ...
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Call us during this time if you need support!

Remember, your employer has invested in your happiness by providing access to your wellbeing support programme. So, help is available, There is someone who will understand; somebody warm and caring, all you need to do is call 0800 22 9355 - we are waiting for you 24/7. Click here to watch the video that will explain all the various helpful ...
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