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Durham University

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Wellbeing Webinars

Employee Assistance Programme - Health and Wellbeing Portal

There are a number of Wellbeing Webinars accessible on the Health and Wellbeing Portal in the Employee Assistance Programme. To access please click here:

You will require the below login credentials:

Username: Durham

Password: University

This will take you straight to the Wellbeing webinars providing information and self-help guidance to support and educate on a range of issues.

Pearn Kandola Wellbeing Webinars

Pearn Kandola are a leading independent business psychology firm who work with global organisations and have recently delivered a week-long series of webinars presenting the research they have conducted since March 2020 – with much of that time being spent in lockdown. You can register to watch all webinars here.

How to manage your mental health and wellbeing

Things are returning to normal. As restrictions are easing, more and more of us are going back to our workplaces. Despite these positive changes, it is widely accepted that the national lockdowns over the past year have had a profoundly negative impact on our mental health and wellbeing and in addition, we are constantly exposed to a number of daily stressors that can take their toll.

Join Pearn Kandola from 24th May for their latest webinar series, and contribution to Mental Health Awareness Month, where they will be discussing and sharing the following topics to help manage your mental health and wellbeing as we progress out of lockdown…

How to manage your anxiety

Monday, 24th May 9:15-10:00

In the first webinar of the series Tracey Moggeridge, Mindfulness Practitioner, looks at what exactly anxiety is, how it manifests psychologically and physiologically, its impact on our behaviours, and most importantly offers her guidance on what we can do about it.

How to build your resilience

Tuesday, 25th May 9:15-10:00

Since the start of the pandemic, it has been a time full of challenges in both our professional and personal lives. Resilience is not a rare quality or a fixed attribute but a set of responses to adversity that we can all learn and develop. In this webinar, Stuart Duff shares a range of effective resilience-building techniques that are used within his coaching work to support and develop resilience in testing times.

How discrimination affects minority groupswellbeing and performance

Wednesday, 26th May 9:15-10:00

It is clear that discrimination and prejudice affect the wellbeing of those on the receiving end and that poor wellbeing can have a huge impact on performance, but the link is often missed between these two things. In this webinar, Elizabeth Yardley explores the social experiences of individuals from minority groups at work, how these experiences impact on their wellbeing and in turn have a detrimental effect on performance, and crucially – offers individuals and organisations practical advice on how to overcome this.

How to maximise your energy levels

Thursday, 27th May 9:15-10:00

Many of us are feeling fatigued from the constant pressures in our lives. We are not machines – we operate best in bursts of activity followed by proper rest and recovery. Join Jonathan Taylor who explores the psychology behind what influences our perception of ‘stress’ and the most effective ways to replenish your energy levels and maximise recovery.

Mindfulness exercises for decreasing anxiety

Friday, 28th May 9:15-10:00

Join Tracey Moggeridge, Mindfulness Practitioner, for a session practising and reflecting upon several different mindfulness meditation exercises to help calm your mind, making you less anxious, happier, and more productive.

To register for any of these webinars, please click here.