Latest blog post 26th July 2016
Last time I focused on the strength of your social support network, as one of the aspects that comes under support on our Optimal Resilience Model. This time I’m going to focus on how supportive are you to yourself?
In what ways can we be supportive to ourselves?
- Do we ensure we eat the right things? Do we eat things that give us sugar rushes or do we manage what we eat to help maintain energy our levels
- Do we drink enough throughout the day to hydrate ourselves?
- Do we get enough sleep; research now supports the fact that we really need between 7-8 hours sleep a night to function at our optimum
- Do we listen to what our body is telling us we need and act up on it?
- Do we spend time on renewing our energy or do we spent time in high energy states all the time whether positive or negative, our mind and body needs renewal?
- How do we talk to ourselves – are we over critical and not supportive?
- Do we balance pleasure activities with purposeful activities?
Take a moment to reflect on these questions and assess how supportive you are to yourself.
How can you be kinder and more supportive to yourself?
What advice would you give a friend if they were you?
We can only be supportive and kind to others if we have looked after ourselves first, otherwise we can become exhausted and potentially resentful of others, getting to a place where we don’t even notice other’s needs.
Start with self- support, you have a responsibility to look after you – believe it or not you deserve it too.
Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort - Deborah Day
Context and Requirement LateRooms.com is a leading and highly successful provider of on-line discounted hotel booking solutions, offering choice from 150,000 hotels based globally; with the strongest presence in UK and Europe. At the point of engagement, Laterooms.com was part of the global TUI travel group. As part of a major restructuring exercise including all its brands by TUI travel group, LateRooms.com was put up for sale in the summer of 2015. Senior management at LateRooms.com were keen to support their people through this key transition period, with a positive and practical approach; specifically to support individual and team resilience, to maintain good levels of performance, resilience and engagement throughout.
Enhancing performance for success
At Natures Coaching we believe that to succeed you need to maximise your people performance and leadership strength. We inspire individuals to grow and enhance their performance to reach their potential for success, generating space and time to think more effectively thus enabling others to find better quality solutions. We do this with teams and organisations as well as individuals.
We work in partnership with companies and individuals who are serious about improving performance and personal development. The strategic coaching we provide will add value to an organisation by creating focus and enhanced leadership, improving motivation and accelerating performance. Every intervention we develop and deliver is influenced by emotional intelligence and positive psychology as we believe these to be fundamental in the success of individuals.
Working alongside businesses and organisations, we support them in identifying their key areas for people development. Ensuring alignment with their business strategy and objectives. Having accomplished this, we then help them to create bespoke development and training solutions as well as offering individual executive coaching.
We often work closely with our clients to support them in their Organisational Development work or when they require HR specialists, helping them to develop their strategy, working on specific projects or giving general guidance. Read more...