Wellness Blog Posts

In an office setting, people are working at their laptops, wearing face masks and at separated desks. At the front of the picture, a white man is wearing a face mask and talking to his coworker, a black woman wearing a face mask. Their desks are separated

What will we go to when moving to a hybrid work format of working both remotely and in person, and what are the challenges that we might expect to see? The topic is widely discussed in many places, and the answers are emerging, but not set in stone yet. The following aims to provide an overview of what the hybrid way of working might look like; reasons for conducting work in a face-to-face setting or remotely; and some of the key questions that leaders and teams will need to be mindful of when shaping their version of the “new world of work”.

Wood Work Table With Coffee Cup, Laptop, And Notepad

Questions such as building trust, fostering a psychological safe space in which clients are able to discuss difficult topics, often related to highly personal content and creating a productive coach-client relationship, are of central significance for successful collaboration with clients. The importance of these questions is even more relevant in the context of virtual coaching. 

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Hand Reaching For Red Ladder Leading To A Blue Sky

Coaches can work with a range of individuals managing complexity. Their role is to offer clients safe, professional, and independent support.  This provides them an opportunity to explore thoughts, feelings, attitudes and beliefs regarding their professional and personal roles, relationships, and wellbeing. This is common for both Executives and those impacted by cancer.

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We all know about the importance of self-care, we all have an acute awareness of our needs, and we have different ways of ensuring self-care. And yet, there are moments when we realize that we haven't properly looked after our needs. We even haven't been the best we could be for our clients. What can we do to increase our awareness of self-care? What are the different ways we look after ourselves and restore ourselves? And how do we deal with what gets in the way?

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Holistic Recovery and The Big Five Behaviors - James Prochaska and Janice Prochaska

Four behaviors account for more than 70% of all chronic diseases, disabilities, and premature deaths. They are smoking, alcohol abuse, unhealthy diet, and inadequate exercise. Why are these Big Four behaviors so crucial to our health and well-being? 

The simple power of awareness first became evident to me when I participated in a meditation course at a Buddhist temple in Washington DC. Sitting uncomfortable, cross-legged, I was asked to focus on my breath, only to be obstructed by an unhelpful flood of thoughts.