Programme objectives – what can you expect to learn?

    • Identify gateways and strategies to develop your own sense of being well
    • Strengthen your resilience through trialling new practices
    • Recognise the experience of stress – both personal and organisational
    • Make choices about your response to difficult situations
    • Distinctions between self-care and self-protection
    • Stay centred and focused, present to yourself and to others

    All webinars are highly interactive, participative and immediately applicable to your professional and/or private context.

    We will use peer learning, individual reflection and additional learning resources such as videos, articles and learning guides.

    Webinars will be recorded for participants’ use and further immersion. The programme concludes with an individual action plan to carry your learning forward.  Furthermore, you will receive additional personalised support in a follow-on group mentoring session.

    The exercises of the course include:

    By taking this programme you will have an opportunity to understand – and act on – what being well means to you. You will be encouraged to strengthen your own resilience in daily life. And you’ll use real challenges to learn to listen to your own responses to stress, and to recognise the cost of stress to individuals and organisations.  You’ll discover how to create choices about how to respond to difficult situations.

    Building resilience will become an inviting proposition and a welcome daily practice. You will better identify strategies and habits that support positive mental wellbeing.

    Your sense of being well is vital to thriving in a challenging and uncertain world. You  are invited to explore ways to build inner resources to manage circumstances with calm, confidence and strength.

    Session Contents and Registration

    • Free Orientation Session  


    • Webinar 1: Mapping Our Resilience Levels


    • Webinar 2: Thriving in Stressful Situations


    • Webinar 3: New habits for Building Resilience


    • Webinar 4: How to create resilience-proof goals/projects


    • Session 5: Group Mentoring: personalised support and guidance


    Each course requires a minimum of 6 attendees, please email us with expressions of interest and we will be in touch as soon as dates are available. Thank you.

    Facilitated By Ruth Jolly

    Ruth works as a facilitator, organisational development (OD) specialist and qualified coach – with partners, staff members and boards of social impact organisations, as well as with individuals. She is dedicated to fostering ways of developing those ‘inner skills’ which help us thrive in challenging contexts. She believes that balancing outward facing advocacy and delivery with inner development actually produces better service and results – as well as more joy and more scope to evolve.

    Ruth has held operational and senior posts in grass-roots organisations, international NGOs, NGO training and research consultancies, UN agencies and advocacy coalitions. She was Head of Learning at VSO and led the Learning and Development function at Amnesty International. She has worked and lived in East Africa, South East Asia and the UK.

    She is grateful to have seen – in herself and in her clients – that allowing some time for reflecting alone and with others leads to new, inspiring possibilities.

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