The opportunity to develop and use new skills is a key aspect of our whole life, both at work and at home. Our wellbeing is promoted if we are able to do this in a positive way. In work this might involve updating our knowledge about a particular subject, or learning how to increase our competence in specific tasks, perhaps ones that we find challenging.
It is also important that we keep our minds open and enquiring, and pursue new interests - both within and outside work. This approach stops our mental processes from stagnating and helps us to develop emotional resilience. Here are some useful ideas about how to increase our emotional resilience. You can also learn about realistic optimism.
We all recognize that life today is fast paced, and the only constant is change itself. Here are some useful tips for coping with change.
You can download a PowerPoint about wellbeing at work here.