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The time and place for humour in facilitation might be now.

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October 18th, 2019

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As I sit at the departure gate of another airport, waiting to fly back home to Dublin.  I take in a beautiful landscape, a view that I am unfamiliar with and taken by, I begin to reflect on the session I facilitated earlier with a group of open and energetic participants. I wonder, as I […]

Critical Thinking in the age of Fake News – how can it support our mental health.

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October 9th, 2019

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Mental health has always been at the heart of what we do here at Roffey Park. Our original purpose was to support health and well-being in the working population after the trauma of the second world war. Mental health is still something that we are challenged with in the workplace, but also within society more […]

The Workplace Joy Gap

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October 8th, 2019

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Having health work relationships are important for our mental health and resilience. Healthy relationships regularly produce joy, and joy produces healthy relationships. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary definition, Joy is the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires. Joy helps us have a more positive outlook […]

Three benefits to wellbeing we gain from social connections:

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October 7th, 2019

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As a business leader have you considered the importance of the role of friendship in your organisation? In the run up to World Mental Health Day I hope this blog will encourage you to think about how your culture and work practices support the formation of social connections.  I also offer some practical tips to empower managers to […]

Bucket and Spade List – Part 2

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July 31st, 2019

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The second part of our Summer Bucket List sees an ecelctic mix of Scandinavian Pop, a classic Dialogic text and UK Grime! We hope you enjoyed the first instalment and it gave you food for thought around people development and leadership. Our selection continues to pluck from different genres whilst still offering a human centred perspective […]