Overcoming social anxiety and finding reflection

Overcoming social anxiety and finding reflection in 2020 – Dr Natalie Flatt PhD

Do you find time to reflect at the end of the day?

In this Live on Linkedin, Tom Bosna and Dr Natalie Flatt team up to talk about overcoming social anxiety and finding reflection.

This conversation is all about creating a healthy discussion around mental health in the workplace and in the wider community.

Listen out for:

  • The insight into what actually is social anxiety and how this has been going in 2020
  • The four key questions you should ask yourself everyday to reflect and build confidence

If you are an individual in need of support, check out https://connectmymind.online/

If you are a workplace and interested in exploring how you can support your workforce, head across to Connect Psych and review their innovative solutions for workplaces.

About us:

Well Workplaces is a movement by Pinnacle Health Group.  Our vision is for a world where workplaces lead and create healthier communities.  Well Workplaces podcast has been designed to create genuine wellbeing conversations in the workplace and share expert knowledge in practical ways.

Connect with Well Workplaces on LinkedIn or connect with hosts Tom Bosna and Josh Lambert and we would love your feedback so please rate us on Apple podcast so we can be of service to you.

Burnout and how to take a Stress Temperature Check with Samuel Eddy

How to take a stress temperature check with Samuel Eddy, principal consultant and educator

                             

Not all stress is bad, but not all stress is good.  In fact, right there in the middle is a sweet spot for performance and flow.

Our guest, Samuel Eddy, is a principal consultant, educator and speaker on the topic of stress management and resilience.  Samuel has a very interesting discussion with host Tom Bosna, as they both share interesting stories of burnout.  In Episode 4 of the Well Workplaces podcast, our insightful guest, Samuel, educates us on all matters relating to stress:

  • Sam shares his personal story with working in the UK as a corporate many years ago and noticing severe signs and symptoms of severe burnout.
  • His deep understanding on what is stress at a mental and physiological level.
  • Sam introduces the concept of a wellbeing anchor to create mindful living.
  • We talk through the stress temperature check model and gives practical examples of how you can move from the red zone back to green zone.
  • Sharing deep insights into what workplaces can expect over the coming twelve months and what he refers to as resilience shields.
  • Sam shares how leaders, managers and team members can collaborate to create psychological safety and work together to facilitate resilience shields and therefore manage workplace stress.

This was a fascinating discussion with really tangible tips that can be applied today.  So how do you take your stress temperature? Listen to this episode and please check out Samuel Eddy’s website to take his Stress Temperature Questionaire

About us:

Well Workplaces is a movement by Pinnacle Health Group and our vision is for a world where workplaces lead and create healthier communities.  Well Workplaces podcast has been designed to create genuine wellbeing conversations in the workplace and share expert knowledge in practical ways.

Connect with Well Workplaces on LinkedIn or connect with hosts Tom Bosna and Josh Lambert and we would love your feedback so please rate us on Apple podcast so we can be of service to you.

Well workplaces

Cure your headache with massage, not medicine!

Young doctor chiropractor massaging patient

Are you Constantly Suffering from Headaches? 

Tension headaches are the most common type of headache affecting people’s day-to-day life. These headaches can cause pain that radiates around the Temples, eyes, or at the back of the skull. The fact of the matter is, most tension headaches begin through significant muscle tension or muscle Knots in the neck and shoulders. 

When you say, “I have a muscle knot” You are actually referring to myofascial trigger points. In fact the dominant theory behind Trigger points refers to a patch of tightly contracted muscle, which affects a small part of the muscle tissue. That small part of “knotted” muscle cuts off its own blood supply, which causes irritation, and if not addressed will eventually cause a myofascial trigger point.

 

Why Choose Massage Over Medication?

It is alarming how many people have no idea why they are getting constant and reoccurring headaches. Medications such as Nurofen and Panadol are great at masking symptoms by decreasing inflammation and dulling pain receptors. However, they will not relieve muscle tension and therefore headaches become a daily occurrence because the actual problem is not being addressed.

Relieving muscle tension through Massage Therapy can be beneficial, as it will increase blood flow and oxygen to tight muscles, allowing them to relax in order to remain strong and flexible.  A study by the American journal of Public Health shows that pain associated with chronic tension headaches can be alleviated through specific massage treatments directed at the muscles of the neck and shoulders.

Lets be honest, we are all guilty of hunching over our computers and placing too much strain on the muscles of our neck and shoulders. Without even knowing your daily routines such as driving and looking down at your mobile phone can begin to irritate and place excessive amounts of tension on your body. After all, your muscles contribute to every movement your body makes, and this is why they need to be looked after.

 

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