Resources and recommended reading
Read: Harvard Business Review breaks down coping with stress and why learning is the antidote.
Watch: In this reflective Do Lecture, Michael Townsend Williams – author of Do/Breathe – talks us through the years that would lead him to the creation of his wellbeing app, Breathe Sync, a technology that allows to you to breathe away stress.
Listen: Phil Dobson is the creator of BrainWorkshops, and on a mission to help people get more from their brains. In this podcast he shares some wisdom on brains, productivity and resilience.
Watch: Carol Dweck, Professor of Psychology, introduce her classic thinking on Growth Vs Fixed mindset, and our relationship with the concept from childhood to adulthood in this Ted talk.
Read: “Laughter relieves stress and boredom, boosts engagement and well-being, and spurs not only creativity and collaboration but also analytic precision and productivity.” In another HBR piece, Betty-Ann Heggie argues for more humour at work, citing both anecdotal and scientific evidence of increased productivity and lower levels of stress.