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  • STRONG STAFF Wellbeing & Performance

    Program

    Mitch Lawrie M.Ed, ASCH, CDAA

    Wellbeing Educator & Counsellor

    www.YourStaffWellbeing.com.au

    Mitch Lawrie M.Ed, ASCH, CDAA

    Wellbeing Educator & Counsellor

    www.YourStaffWellbeing.com.au

  • Increasing demands

    on staff today

  • Wellbeing

    Resilience

    Health & Happiness

    Capacity

    We All Need Both

    Performance

    Results

    Work & Service

    Production

    Enables

    Supports

  • We’re here to move from this…

  • To much more of this!

  • More Specifically

    • Why are some people healthy… • Why are some people happy… • Why are some people aware… • Why are some people purposeful…

  • Please Share…

    Your name

    A time you felt a great sense of wellbeing

    and aliveness

  • My Background

    • Grew up on Sunshine Coast

    • Lived in USA for 7 years & Asia, Russia & Turkey for 3 years

    • Worked as concreter, lifeguard, freelance journalist, international service project coordinator, leadership trainer, community development consultant, career & HR consultant, clinical hypnotherapist & positive psychology consultant

    Zoe Cynthia

  • Studied

  • Program Approach?

    1. Integrated - many fields of study

    2. Evidence-based - draws heavily on recent research in Positive Psychology and Neuroscience

    3. Personal – this is not a textbook

    4. Fast introduction – for more… see the Online Program

  • Program Structure

    Workshop 1

    Introduces key concepts &

    motivates engagement

    Online Program

    Provides in-depth self-paced

    learning & encourages

    application

    Workshop 2

    Sharing of learnings (motivates prior learning)

    Reinforce & extend key

    concepts & their application

  • Online Program

    • Videos • MP3 audios • Advanced courses • Recommended books • Assessments View website

  • Everything I say here today is

    USELESS

  • UNLESS You

    • Listen • Try it • Choose what best suits • Commit and practice • Share with others

    Others can open

    the door.

    You enter by

    yourself.

    Victor not Victim!

  • Which Do You Agree

    With?

    � 1. Your intelligence is basically fixed - you can’t change it much.

    � 2. Your intelligence can grow (or go down) – you can change it.

    � 3. Your personality is basically fixed - you can’t change it much.

    � 4. Your personality can grow (or go down) – you can change it.

  • Carol Dweck Ph.D. –

    Professor of Psychology,

    Stanford University

  • Neuroplasticity

    • Neuroplasticity has replaced the formerly-held position that the brain is a physiologically static organ

    • EG. - Study in “Journal of Neuroscience” (2006) found that in a matter of months, the students' grey matter increased significantly in areas of their brains.Neuroimaging

  • Neuroplasticity: We Can

    Reshape Our Brains

  • Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

    and the Effect of Praise – a Study by Professor Carol Dweck

  • High Wellbeing & Performance

    = manage your energy

    NOT just your time

  • Wellbeing

    Resilience

    Health & Happiness

    Capacity

    In other words…

    Performance

    Results

    Work & Service

    Production

    Enables

    Supports

  • How many types of energy do you have?

  • 4 Types of Energy

    • Align with Purpose

    • Values, goals, character, integrity, passion, service

    • Align with Purpose

    • Values, goals, character, integrity, passion, service SPIRITUAL

    • Manage the Mind

    • Awareness, Mindsets, beliefs

    • Manage the Mind

    • Awareness, Mindsets, beliefs MENTAL

    • Connect with Emotions

    • Openness, self-compassion

    • Connect with Emotions

    • Openness, self-compassion EMOTIONAL

    • Energise the Body

    • Breath, move, eat, sleep

    • Energise the Body

    • Breath, move, eat, sleep PHYSICALQUANTITY

    QUALITY

    FOCUS

    FORCE

  • Positive Energy Habits - Examples

    • Recall your deep values & sense of

    purpose in difficult situations

    • Recall your deep values & sense of

    purpose in difficult situations SPIRITUAL

    • Take a small break from the

    computer every 20 – 30 minutes

    • Take a small break from the

    computer every 20 – 30 minutes MENTAL

    • Notice something funny to

    have a chuckle about

    • Notice something funny to

    have a chuckle about EMOTIONAL

    • Go for a walk every

    day

    • Go for a walk every

    day PHYSICAL

  • • Find your bigger purpose

    - align all with deep values

    • Find your bigger purpose

    - align all with deep values SPIRITUAL

    • Be aware & choose your

    focus wisely

    • Be aware & choose your

    focus wisely MENTAL

    • Accept all emotions,

    foster positive ones

    • Accept all emotions,

    foster positive ones EMOTIONAL

    • Listen to & care

    for the body

    • Listen to & care

    for the body PHYSICAL

    Key Principles

  • All interwoven

    SPIRITUAL

    MENTAL

    EMOTIONAL

    PHYSICAL

    4 Dimensions of Being

  • • Align with Purpose

    • Values, goals, character, integrity, passion, service

    • Align with Purpose

    • Values, goals, character, integrity, passion, service SPIRITUAL

    • Manage the Mind

    • Awareness, Mindsets, beliefs

    • Manage the Mind

    • Awareness, Mindsets, beliefs MENTAL

    • Connect with Emotions

    • Openness, self-compassion

    • Connect with Emotions

    • Openness, self-compassion EMOTIONAL

    • Energise the Body

    • Breath, move, eat, sleep

    • Energise the Body

    • Breath, move, eat, sleep PHYSICALQUANTITY

    QUALITY

    FOCUS

    FORCE

    BEHAVIOURGOALSMOTIVATIONCONFIDENCE

  • The Cost of Low Staff Wellbeing

    • Alienation, lack of purpose, apathy, & inner emptiness

    • Results in poor motivation and increased mental, emotional &

    physical problems

    • Alienation, lack of purpose, apathy, & inner emptiness

    • Results in poor motivation and increased mental, emotional &

    physical problems Spiritual

    • Mental health disorder = 45% of all people at some time

    • Anxiety, depression & substance use disorders

    • Problems with memory, focus, and decision-making

    • Mental health disorder = 45% of all people at some time

    • Anxiety, depression & substance use disorders

    • Problems with memory, focus, and decision-making Mental

    • 50 -78% workers unhappy in jobs

    • Workplace stress increasing… irritability,

    defensiveness, mood swings, conflict

    • 50 -78% workers unhappy in jobs

    • Workplace stress increasing… irritability,

    defensiveness, mood swings, conflict Emotional

    • Chronic disease = 90% of all deaths

    • Fatigue, sick days, injuries, &

    illnesses all reduce productivity

    • Chronic disease = 90% of all deaths

    • Fatigue, sick days, injuries, &

    illnesses all reduce productivity Physical

    in Australia

    Don’t let this

    happen to

    you!

  • Questions??

  • How are you doing?

  • Let’s get

    PHYSICAL Energise the body

    STRONG STAFF PROGRAM www.YourStaffWellbeing.com.au

    STRONG STAFF PROGRAM www.YourStaffWellbeing.com.au

  • Breathe

  • Dealing

    with stress

    situations?

  • Relax Breathing

    Count

    to 4

    Count

    to 5 or 6

  • EmWave2 – High Quick Coherence

  • Questions??

  • Move

  • Exercise = “Wonder drug” Alex Clark – Medical Researcher

  • What is the most dangerous item

    in this room?

  • Move – Beware Your Chair!

  • Standing Desks

    Varidesk.com from $400

  • Walking Desks

    • The Best… but >$1000

  • Move Reminders – Software & Apps

  • Move - Exercise

    Do moderately intense cardio 30 minutes a day, five days a week

    Do vigorously intense cardio 20 minutes a day, 3 days a week

    And

    Do eight to 10 strength-training exercises, eight to 12 repetitions

    of each exercise twice a week. ACSM and AHA, 2007

    Or

  • The Be