We offer inspiring mental health workshops to help people to rise above the stresses of modern-day work. We show them how to use “Scarlet Thinking” to become more productive, more visible and happier in their work. All workshops have been created for online and in-person presentations. They also address the issues many of us are facing around working remotely, in a time of uncertainty.
Our workshops are listed below, but please contact us for a bespoke offering.
Goal addressed: helping participants deal with the feelings of anxiety, from a general feeling of anxiousness to full-blown panic attacks.
This workshop is available for both adults and young adult. It looks at the reasons behind why we feel anxious, and the common symptoms of anxiety. Find out how to spot the signs that you are starting to get anxious, or even in danger of having a panic attack. Moreover, learn how to still anxious feelings and defuse and calm a panic attack. Finally, understand how to take concrete steps to support a life that is less stressful and frenetic.
Leave with a toolbox of practical ideas that you can implement to help yourself and others.
Goal addressed: Becoming more productive whilst working remotely.
We all rely on self-discipline, habits and rituals to get things done, but how often do you think about which one serves you best? This workshop concentrates on looking at the differences between the three. It also helps people think about their own rituals, self-discipline and habits. What works for them and what doesn’t?
Finally, we’ll look at real life examples from a positive psychology perspective, promoting good mental health and resilience.
Goal addressed: maintaining visibility within an industry and organisation whilst working remotely.
With much of our working life now in lockdown, or working remotely, being visible is more important than ever. Sometimes, simply doing a job well isn’t enough. We have to be seen to be doing it to be an ambassador for your organisation, to have “a profile”. Some people love this opportunity to step into the spotlight. For others, it can feel like a step too far.
Many are also struggling with making themselves heard and seen over Zoom. The whole issue of speaking up in a meeting has become even more acute, now we are online.
Being more visible can open up opportunities. It allows you to be taken more seriously, and create connections that will benefit you in your life and career. Organisations benefit by creating ambassadors who represent the company.
This workshop will help participants:
Goal addressed: productivity, team working; leadership.
Decision-making is something that can put the strongest of us into a dither.
In today’s fast paced world, we have so many small decisions to make. Do I want a cappuccino or flat white? Should I email or phone that difficult client? It’s no wonder we have little energy or thinking space left for the big, important decisions.
It’s also easy to fall into the trap of always approaching our decision making in the same way when there could be far better ways to tackle it.
Business Psychologist Paula Gardner has created this workshop to:
Goal addressed: supporting those going through redundancy
Ideal for anyone who is being made redundant, or is supporting people through redundancy. This one-hour session will help someone deal with the emotional shock of redundancy, step back and plan what comes next. Run by business psychologist Paula Gardner, founder of https://redundancyrecoveryhub.com, it takes participants through:
2 hours, or taster session of 30 mins available for new clients
Did you know that we all have our favourite, comfortable communication styles, or communication archetypes? However, just because they are familiar, it doesn’t mean that they are the best ones to reach our clients, form connections or build an audience. This workshop will help you discover your communication archetype and learn how to use it for best effect.
This 2 hour session with business psychologist Paula Gardner looks at the nine communicator archetypes. It will help participants identify their natural styles of connecting with people. It is therefore ideal for anyone who uses a network to reach out to potential clients, create a social buzz or convey a brand message. Whether you network online or out there in the real world, this workshop will make connecting easier and more enjoyable.
This 90 minute workshop (plus 30 minutes for Q and A), is an ideal introduction to the Scarlet Thinking leadership framework. It also includes a follow up 20 minute laser session for every participant.
All workshops are delivered by Paula Gardner, ex PR turned business psychologist and coach. Paula is a regular public speaker. She has written for The Guardian, Psychologies and HR Zone, among others. Paula is the author of Get Noticed, Do Your Own PR and The Career Pause and Pivot. She is also the creator of the della Scala leadership programme, set in Verona, Italy.
For all bookings or questions regarding mental health workshops please contact Paula Gardner.