Time management strategies to make you feel better

People often report feeling overworked, stressed and exhausted in relation to work. It can be hard sustaining ourselves in this current work climate. We need to aim for balance, not perfection, and we’re increasingly convinced that balance is something we can build through our daily actions.  Most people probably [...]

2021-06-17T16:19:54+12:00May 24th, 2021|

The work life juggle for women working from home

We are living in a time where more households are likely to have both parents holding down complex and demanding work roles. We also often hear people trying to cram more into life. For example, being a worker, parent, caregiver or minder, the dog walker, the taxi driver to the [...]

2021-04-27T19:08:16+12:00April 27th, 2021|

A simple concept we can all benefit from: Watching our thinking

There are times when I’ve wished I could switch my thinking brain off. Unfortunately, I haven’t found such a switch. Humans are a thinking bunch. We literally have thoughts firing off in a matter of milliseconds every day.  At times, it’s easy to get caught up in our mind’s [...]

2021-03-15T11:28:21+13:00March 15th, 2021|

Connecting this Christmas

Christmas time can be really special for some, really tough for others and many other dynamics in between. At Umbrella, we know from our wellbeing assessments with New Zealand organisations that family and personal relationships can be associated with a significant amount of stress for many individuals.  Due to [...]

2021-08-19T09:47:57+12:00November 27th, 2020|