Real-time Resilience: The Seesaw of Productivity and Other Lockdown Challenges

Denise caught up with NZIWR colleague and wellbeing facilitator Adrienne Buckingham and discussed coping strategies during the COVID-19 lockdown. Listen to their discussion on accepting and working with productivity swings, why it’s still important to lower our expectations of ourselves and others, and some tips for working as effectively as you can in these circumstances.…

Real-time Resilience #10: Sparklers at Home — Supporting Young People and Their Families

This week, Denise spoke with Anna Mowat, content creator for Sparklers and they discussed strategies for people looking after young children including: Look after yourself – that means lowering the bar – expect less of yourself and others during this time. And forgive your mistakes. Emotions may run high –do what keeps you and your…

Real-time Resilience: School’s Back Online: How to Avoid the Overwhelm

This week was a start back to online school for students around the country. We know teachers will have been feeling more nervous than students so Adrienne Buckingham talked to Rowan Taigel, experienced educator and wellbeing facilitator with NZIWR and WhatifPLD, about advice for teachers this week. Her focus on high tolerance and low expectations,…

Real-time Resilience: Sparklers at Home – Supporting Young People and Their Families

This week, Denise spoke with Anna Mowat, content creator for Sparklers and they discussed strategies for people looking after young children including: Look after yourself – that means lowering the bar – expect less of yourself and others during this time. And forgive your mistakes. Emotions may run high –do what keeps you and your…

Real-time Resilience #9: School’s Back Online: how to avoid the overwhelm

This week was a start back to online school for students around the country. We know teachers will have been feeling more nervous than students so Adrienne Buckingham talked to Rowan Taigel, experienced educator and wellbeing facilitator with NZIWR and WhatifPLD, about advice for teachers this week. Her focus on high tolerance and low expectations,…