Government Legal Department

What we did With a brief to support the government’s legal team as they deal with complex challenges and unchartered territory in negotiating Brexit, LiveWorkWell held a half-day workshop on stress, resilience, wellbeing and mindfulness in 2018. In 2019, we presented another half-day workshop on resilience and mindfulness to a Government Legal Department team working at the Department for Transport, who are preparing for Brexit and delivering the government’s policy priorities to tight deadlines and in the face of competing interests, not to mention external pressures from their lives outside … Read More

Oxfordshire County Council

What we did Amid government policy change and huge cuts, LiveWorkWell offered mindfulness training – from over-subscribed taster sessions to annual six-week programmes – to raise productivity and build resilience in the dedicated team at Oxfordshire County Council. What they said ‘I am able to manage my thoughts with awareness, which translates into a more organised and productive working day.’ – Oxfordshire County Council participant ‘Recognising pressures that can be managed more easily than I thought. Focusing on work has been easier. Generally getting more done through this focus.’ – Oxfordshire … Read More

The Whitehall and Industry Group

What we did Since 2011, LiveWorkWell has held wellbeing workshops across Britain for public and private sector firms that are members of the Whitehall and Industry Group (WIG). The sessions explored how leaders, teams and individuals can use mindfulness to bounce back. What they said Asked what they found useful, business representatives said: ‘The possibility of being able to concentrate more clearly on an overloaded job but at the same time finding out how to switch off.’ – WIG participant ‘Susan’s obvious credibility, research and passion about the subject, combined with real examples … Read More

University College London Hospitals

What we did A four-week course in 2013 to help a group at University College London Hospitals deepen their practise of mindfulness at work and home. They had done an initial course with Susan Peacock while she was a trainer for the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, and asked her to come back via LiveWorkWell for more. What they said Participants reported ‘an improved ability to handle stress; feeling less distracted while at work; more likely to be able to switch off after work; feeling more productive as an employee; a feeling of accomplishment at the end of … Read More