From Amy, Like all companies, we’ve had to make some tough decisions in recent weeks. Here’s Becca, one of our staff talking about her experience. Living in the moment – not something I do very often. I like plans, I worry about those plans, I look forward to those plans. I don’t really like change. … Continue reading Discovering your inner child
I am sat here on my garden bench taking a short lunch break, sun shining, coffee in hand and reflecting on what I need to do this afternoon for work and this evening for home. From almost no where find myself smiling in a moment of feeling properly happy, but as quickly as that feeling … Continue reading What will you choose? Reflecting on strong emotions.
Our fourth week of strict social distancing and I don’t know about you but I personally needed the Easter break we just had. The intense emotional, physical and mental feelings were becoming a little overwhelming. Should I be doing more? Can I do more? Do I even want to do be doing any more than … Continue reading You are making a difference.
Here at The Wellbeing Collective we are hearing from many NHS staff sharing their experiences of working day to day in an unprecedented way, doing unexpected things and making decisions at pace. In the midst of this is a strong and collective sense of team determination and camaraderie, but also palpable strong emotions as we … Continue reading ‘There is some hugely creative and adaptive work happening that I think we can learn from now, not just when CV-19 is over.’
One of the unexpected and heart-warming things to come out of our current situation, is the contact I seem to have had with such a range of people. People I haven’t seen in contact with for years, sometimes decades are back in my life, albeit virtually. I also seem to be having a lifetimes worth … Continue reading Lockdown Wellbeing, the Five C’s: Contracting, Communicating, Carving, Commuting, Cutting…
Throughout life, we have probably all taken for granted the ease with which we can see people, or see the people we want to see, when we want to see them. Now, we find ourselves in a time where that isn’t as straightforward. So, TWBC thought it might be helpful to share a few tips … Continue reading The importance of connections with people – and how to have them when you can’t physically be in the same space.
If we have an approach to looking after our wellbeing, we are more likely to do it. So TWBC would like to give you a few pointers on things that you might consider when putting together your own wellbeing plan. We have developed a CALM model: Connected, Active, Learning, Mindfulness, to help with the planning … Continue reading Your Wellbeing plan – what are the things you can do each day and each week that keep you in a good place? Our CALM model may help.