The HSE reported 12.5 million working days lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2016/17.
Stress is one of the most common causes of sickness absence from work and a major factor behind "presenteeism" and poor performance sickness absence from work and a major factor behind "presenteeism" and poor performance (CIPD).
A robust wellbeing programme is an essential part of a healthy workplace.
stress - it's all in the mind! isn't it?
A series of bitesize workshops of between 90 and 120 minutes. Each session is highly interactive to allow delegates to put their learning into practice in a safe environment. Six to 12 delegates is ideal.
The programme is aimed at anyone wanting to prevent and manage stress, improve their outlook on life and productivity at work.
Methodology and Format
Workshops involve trainer presentations, but the emphasis is on practical activities and discussion to allow delegates to share their experiences and derive maximum value from the session. As part of the programme, participants will be using a journal between sessions and to conclude each workshop participants will complete their own personal action plans to take with them.
My 10 years' experience of workplace coaching means that the combination of business tools and mindfulness and yoga techniques are specifically adapted to the needs of the delegates. With an ILM Level 7 in Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring, a qualified and practising mindfulness, yoga therapy practitioner with current experience of coaching junior doctors in personal and professional development and resilience techniques.
The programme is designed to run over a period of five weeks – one workshop each week – to allow delegates time between sessions to use and reflect on tools and techniques for the prevention and management of stress.
By the end of the programme, delegates will:
• Understand their stress triggers
• Be able to recognise their stress level
• Understand stress prevention and management skills
• Have identified their preferred tools for the successful prevention and management of stress
Your Tools and Techniques
Workshop 5 – Summary - Recap and personal reflection on tools and techniques for the effective prevention and management of stress