E-learning: Staff and Partner Wellbeing in the Workplace

Cost: Free. Time for completation:1,5 hours. Provides certificate? Yes. Languages: English and Arabic At...

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The Effects of Stress on Health

The recent Staff Welfare Survey, along with field visits, have explored how stress can affect the health of OCHA staff and well-being. Both the...

Connected, but alone?

As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other? In her TED Talk 'Connected, but alone?', Sherry Turkle describes how...

Happy International Mental Health Day 2019!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKsVZAFRK9c Dear colleagues, As we celebrate on 10th October the World Mental Health Day I encourage...

MEDIA

10 Mindful Minutes

When was the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? In this TED Talk, '10...

Using technology to stay healthy

While working as a humanitarian you also need to find time for yourself. Being able to find some peace after a hard day is...

Emergency Yoga for Humanitarians – A pleasant way to invest in physical and mental...

2019 has started and we are full of ideas and motivation to enhance our quality of life. An...

Mental Health Awareness; every day

We wish to highlight the importance of caring for your mental well-being through this quick...

Managing creative, analytical and independent people -@ google

Managing creative, analytical and independent people can be hard. Learn how Google took an organisational...

Supporting our colleagues in the workplace

Within our work we constantly model the interpersonal relations that demonstrate the ideals of peace,...

Family Matters: Self Care for Family Members of Humanitarian Workers

This is an extract from the Headington Institute's publication, 'Family Matters: Self Care for Family...

International Women’s Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2018 focuses particularly on dignity and justice for women. The UN theme for...

THE FIELD

Resilience and the Need to Switch-off your Brain

We are often taught that the essence of being psychologically strong is having the tenacity to bounce back from hardship. The proverbial, “…pick yourself...

SCIENTIFIC

Mutual Psychosocial Support Checklist

This convenient 'quick reference / checklist' provides everyday suggestions and tips for staff and management, to identify signs of stress; to provide general support...

Tell Us Your Stories: how to submit content

We are creating a new section on the website to present your stories. This initiative strives to bring staff in the field closer together...

Using technology to stay healthy

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Managing creative, analytical and independent people can be hard. Learn how Google took an organisational culture resistant to management and turned it around to...