4 Ways to Reach Your Goals

January 5, 2021Wellbeing

With the new year finally here, January sits as the most common month where people chase new goals. Goal setting is important for progression, but most of the time the go uncompleted. Below are a few of our top tips for reaching that goal based on research and clinical expertise. Enlist the help of friends and family Studies show that you have greater chances of meeting your goals if you share your goals with your …

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Mindfulness Practice – Touchpoints

November 23, 2020Mental health , Wellbeing

This exercise is designed to make us appreciate our lives by slowing the pace down, coming into purer awareness and resting at the moment for a while.  Think of something that happens every day more than once, something you take for granted, like opening a door, for example. At the very moment, you touch the doorknob to open the door, allow yourself to be completely mindful of where you are, how you feel and what …

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TUH Connecting Employees To Thrive

September 15, 2020Physical activity , Wellbeing

TUH employees have just spent six weeks focusing on their physical wellbeing, completing Active Teams for the third time with provider Active & Thriving. Quick to recognise the shift in working arrangements caused by the global pandemic, TUH understood the value of providing an employee wellbeing program that keeps everyone connected.  Bernadette Hanly, Culture, Change & Communications Lead at TUH led the program and is very excited by the level of engagement and results.  “We …

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Leading from home – a new normal?

July 13, 2020Leadership , Uncategorized , Wellbeing

Let’s start with this – video conferencing is fatiguing. Our brains can only consciously process so much information at once because we have limited working memory. Because of its features, videoconferencing requires huge amounts of conscious capacity resulting in fatigue.  The impacts of video conferencing 1. We miss out on a lot of non-verbal communication Our emotions and ideas are mostly communicated through nonverbal signals like posture, hand gestures, distance, body language, facial expressions and …

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Protecting Mental Health in Uncertainty

July 10, 2020Mental health , Uncategorized , Wellbeing

These are uncertain times. There are many unknowns. When we face times of great uncertainty, as individuals, teams and organisations, we are increasingly susceptible to mental ill-health and less likely to prioritise mental health support.  Feeling anxious and worried right now is completely normal with these events unfolding here and overseas and the possible impact they will have on you, your family and friends.  Uncertainty about what will happen next and disruption to our usual …

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