Wellbeing Wednesdays are a chance to kick-start your wellbeing journey.
Join the livestream every first Wednesday of the month and hear from wellbeing experts and rail industry professionals. Or watch the bite sized content with your team and have a chat about it afterwards, maybe over a cuppa?
Each month will be full of insightful and practical advice, covering all aspects of health and wellbeing including sleep, diet, exercise, stress and money worries. Whether you’re a healthy life enthusiast or a complete newbie, there’ll be something to learn and plenty of practical advice to get your wellbeing journey started.
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Upcoming Wellbeing Wednesdays
Time 11:00 - 11:45
With International Women’s Day soon approaching, we couldn’t embrace any other topic for Wellbeing Wednesday than women’s health. Whether it is physical or mental health, wellbeing, inclusion, motherhood, feminism or relationships, we will touch on all the important issues for modern women working in the Rail industry. We’ll take a look back at how far women in rail have come and what needs to happen to push further forward in the future.
Developing online resilience for teenagers
Time 11:00 - 11:40
Empower your teenagers in the digital age with our session on developing online resilience. Navigate the complexities of online interactions, social media pressures, and cyberbullying. Equip your teens with practical strategies to build emotional strength, foster positive online relationships, and safely manage their digital footprint. Join us to ensure your teenagers thrive in the online world, cultivating resilience that lasts a lifetime.
Re-defining men's mental health
Time 11:00 - 11:40
Join us for a session celebrating men and focusing on men's mental health and wellbeing. In this honest and transformative panel discussion we will delve into strategies for managing stress, fostering resilience, and nurturing emotional balance. We’ll talk about the importance of open dialogue and community in breaking down stigmas. Join us for an empowering discussion aimed at equipping men with the tools to thrive mentally, emotionally, and lead fulfilling lives.
Previous Wellbeing Wednesdays
The art of saying 'no'
Have you ever wondered where to draw the line? Do you find yourself over-committing, people-pleasing, or have a fear of upsetting others?
Setting personal boundaries is one of the most essential tools for healthy living. It also happens to be one of the hardest things to do.
Psychotherapist, counsellor and author, Jennie Miller delves into the art of saying ‘no’. She shares tips on how to set boundaries, whether it is in the workplace, with friends or at home.
Running into the new year
Harry Morgan, host of Podcast and YouTube channel JOG ON, discusses how to start running if you never run before. He suggests popular running plans, and will share what happens to our body and brain during a run. We also cover the long term mental benefits of exercise and running too. We help you in your journey no matter what stage you’re at.
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Hosted by psychotherapist Priya Ponnappa, we explore Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Don't brush off that yearly feeling as simply a case of the "winter blues" - take steps to keep your mood and motivation steady throughout the year.
RWL '23 preview - Wendy McCristal and Rupert Lown
Wendy McCristal and Rupert Lown discuss the importance of good mental health, especially for those in lone working roles. They talk about the health challenges especially faced by shift workers and how they can take control of their wellbeing while working long and irregular hours.
RWL '23 preview - Nina Finlay and Mark Peters
Nina Finlay, a certified Wim Hof Method instructor and Mark Peters, Tai Chi and Qigong master talk though the benefits of cold therapy and importance of breath and moving your body.
Don’t worry, an ice bath is not essential for you to take part in the session!
RWL '23 preview - Vanessa King and Gelong Thubten
Join Vanessa King and Gelong Thubten as they explore ideas around happiness, mindfulness, resilience and the importance of recognising a 'little win'.
We cover how science and ancient wisdom can help us increase happiness and wellbeing. There are ideas, insights and practical tips to create more happiness for yourself and those around you.
Snacking seems so simple. If you’re hungry, eat! And let’s be honest, we all snack. But do we all snack smart? With a bit of planning and attention to some basic knowledge, you can be a much smarter snacker. In this session, our guest speaker, Lucy Kerrison, discusses strategies for smart snacking which will help supply you with all the daily fibre and nutrients you need, stopping the post-snack guilty feeling.
Harnessing the power of introverts
When you hear the word introvert, you might think of someone who's shy or quiet and prefers to be alone. While that may be true for some introverts, there's so much more to this personality type. Join Emma Taggart, a Career Coach for introverts, as we discuss the personality traits of introverts, different types of introverts and the benefits of being an introvert.
Men’s mental health
This Men’s Health Week our panelists delve into the meaningful issues that matter to men. Our guests fearlessly address a range of topics, including work challenges, relationships, family pressures, addiction, and financial security. Discover valuable insights and practical advice to help navigate the complexities of modern life.