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Staff Wellbeing Resources
Resources on staff wellbeing, resilience, coping strategies and mindfulness.
Contact or visit your local CLIN Library to find out more about our full range of services and for assistance with your research project.
This guide links you to print and online Library resources on building resilience, staff well being, mindfulness and mental health management. Books can be reserved or renewed through the CLIN Library catalogue (below)
A union catalogue for the SWSLHD Libraries giving access to books, ebooks, journal titles and other resources. Library members can request books across the District and select where they want to pick them up.
Books on Wellbeing, Stress Management, Resilience and Mindfulness
Jon Kabat-Zinn's highly acclaimed stress reduction programme at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre. He uses mindfulness to help thousands of people cope with stress, anxiety, pain and illness. This book will enable you to develop your own stress management programme.
Provides guidance for both employers and staff on promoting positive mental health and supporting those experiencing mental ill health in the workplace The importance of good mental health and wellbeing in the workplace is a subject of increased public awareness and governmental attention. Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace contains expert guidance for improving mental health and supporting those experiencing mental ill health.
Mindfulness reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness, and exhaustion. It promotes the kind of happiness and peace that gets into your bones. The book is based on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).
Held at Bankstown and Campbelltown Clinical Libraries. Mindfulness at Work reveals how the practice of mindfulness -- the ability to focus our attention on what is rather than be distracted by what isn't -- can be a powerful antidote to the distractions and stresses of our modern lives, especially our working lives.
At last, an authoritative book filled with mindfulness tools that deliver an essential set of engaging, practical strategies along with key research and evidence-based information. The awareness boosting methods in this guidebook offer participants a means of reappraising and observing negative and anxious thoughts, habits, pain, and stress in fresh ways that produce new insight, positive change, and a sense of hope.
Nurses work in the foxhole of the healthcare battlefield. Their work is emotionally grueling and physically draining. This easy-to-follow book offers a new skill set to cope with the challenges of nursing and sustain compassion in the long term.
If people and organisations in healthcare cannot care for themselves, how can they care for the populations and communities they exist to serve? Healthcare professionals and their organisations are subject to growing pressures, including regular reviews and reorganisations, coping with the impact of an aging population, financial pressures, shrinking of career prospects and enhanced expectations of what a healthcare system can do - all within a fierce media spotlight.
Written by a leader in the field of Brain-Based Therapy, this book teaches you how to activate the parts of your brain that have been underactivated and calm down those areas that have been hyperactivated so that you feel positive about your life and remain calm during stressful times. You will also learn to improve your memory, boost your mood, have better relationships, and get a good night sleep.
Giving simple explanations, examples and exercises, Using Mindfulness Skills in Everyday Life shows clearly how to incorporate mindfulness into everyday life. The book, written by two NHS clinicians experienced in teaching mindfulness, takes a down-to-earth approach, providing straightforward answers to the most commonly asked questions.