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The COVID-19 pandemic is causing high levels of anxiety and stress due to the direct health threat and also fundamental changes in work patterns. We see this as not only a challenge but also an opportunity. 

At Cognacity, we have been responding to requests from our corporate clients to help maximise support to their staff during the present crisis. This includes the development of webinars addressing COVID-19 anxiety and stress. We are encouraged by our experience that human beings are innately resourceful creatures who can quickly learn new skills for managing the new challenges we all face. Our webinars will enable your employees to manage the new and evolving work environment far more effectively, allowing them to maintain their health and productivity.

“We recently rolled out Cognacity’s Resilience: Performance Under Pressure programme and it was the most popular course we’ve ever run here at BDO.”

Wendy Walton

Head of Global Private Client Services

Maintaining Resilience When Working from Home

As most of us are now working from home, many of our existing routines and habits have fallen away. In addition, many of us are dealing with emotional impacts such as worry, anxiety and loneliness which can feel overwhelming. This webinar provides an opportunity to reflect on simple ways in which we can maximise performance whilst maintaining our mental health when working from home. We will explore ways to take some control back over our working lives and to deal effectively with the psychological changes we are all experiencing.

How to Handle Anxiety in a Time of Crisis

This short webinar has been designed as a practical response for those who are feeling overwhelmed and anxious in this time of great uncertainty. We have designed this webinar around evidence-based principles which help people to handle their anxiety more skilfully. The main learning objective is to provide a package of 10 evidence-based resources, ideas and tools to help participants reflect on what wise action looks like in the face of anxiety.

Returning to the office

How do we make good decisions, adapt quickly and manage anxiety in uncertain times? This webinar starts from the perspective that there is rarely a right or wrong decision and that assessment of risk is necessarily individual.  However, there are multiple perspectives to consider when returning to the office, not least a positive impact on mental health. This webinar is for those who are seeking practical ideas to help them make wise decisions and to manage anxiety skilfully during this time of uncertainty.

“Cognacity’s Performing Under Pressure workshop is the most sought after training session in Octopus! As soon as we organise a workshop it’s fully booked within minutes. We have found colleagues across Octopus talking about marginal gains and sharing marginal gains so it has now become part of our fabric.”

Anna Philbrick

Head of People Investment Business

Defusing Anxiety: Dealing with COVID-19

What happens when life as we know it is suddenly being challenged by factors outside of our control, such as COVID-19? Cognacity can use the latest research and information coming from the fields of cognitive behavioural psychology and neuroscience to explain what anxiety is and why the brain does not like uncertainty. Furthermore, we explore the psychological challenges related to self-isolation and social distancing.

Sleeping with Uncertainty Webinars

Sleep is an incredibly powerful resource when dealing with crises. It strengthens our immune system, restores energy levels and helps us think innovatively about our ever-changing circumstances.
Before COVID-19, at least 4 in 10 workers were routinely getting fewer than the 7 recommended hours of sleep, and 1 in 10 were suffering from chronic insomnia. Covid-19 will have compounded these statistics. These 2 workshops enable you (and your families) to improve your sleep so you can function at your very best over the testing months ahead.

Performing under Pressure through COVID-19

This 60-minute webinar provides a short overview of some of the main themes covered in Cognacity’s flagship Performing under Pressure workshop. This is a webinar version of that workshop, specifically adapted for C-19 and the challenges it presents to our resilience, mental health and performance.

“Fantastic and engaging day that flew by. The course offered exactly the sort of practical advice eneded with the right balance of theory, examples and individual application through the 21 day challenge. We’re always willing to talk to prospective Cognacity clients about how impressed we were with the programme and the approach to working with us”

Paul Raben-Christensen

Leadership and Talent Executive

Bespoke & Other

We understand that every organisation has a unique culture and even teams within organisations have areas they wish to focus on. All our webinars can be preceded by an online assessment which provides a snapshot of a groups’ overall wellbeing and resilience levels. In this way we can tailor and contextualise each session appropriately. We have also developed tailor-made sessions and programmes, working with our clients from the ground up. Please contact us with any enquiries for bespoke webinars.

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