Sharon says, “While working from home may have initially been a novelty for some, the reality of working from home is difficult for many employees”.
“Social isolation, a fear of the unknown and the competing family demands stemming from home schooling commitments or caring for small children, all create fear and anxiety”.
“I was encouraged by how well received this particular webinar was in regards sharing practical tips and strategies and that in itself sends a clear message that the novelty of working from home has well and truly passed for many”.
Sharon’s webinar delves into the complex challenges of working in isolation and how these challenges impact our wellbeing – covering such areas as digital connectedness, sleep, workplace cultures, constant change and exercise to name a few. The webinar then explores how each of these challenges can lead to changes in feelings and behaviours.
Sharon presents helpful strategies to combat these challenges, here’s a few:
Sharon says “Our brain needs cues and structure to help us to cope with the challenges of working from home and to navigate our individual personal circumstances that Covid-19 brings. Routines and cues help us manage and cope with stress”.
Sharon’s webinar explores boundaries and the practicalities of setting up spaces for work within the home environment. She covers how exercise and movement and using your body to support your mind is vital and provides great advice on habits and how to tweak them for lasting wellbeing.