About Cris

Have you heard about those guest speakers and facilitators who go on and on about how wonderful they are? And then tell you how they ‘discovered’ the answer and now you can have it too (at a huge cost)?

Well, that’s not Cris. He believes that kind of talk disempowers people. And we’re here to excite and incentivise your people. He also has a healthy respect that everyone’s path is unique. As such, you should “walk your own walk”.

What does Cris mean by this? He’s had struggles (and still does). And he’s made a few mistakes. In fact, he believes in making mistakes every day, to learn and grow. But Cris also believes in learning from others. His journey has taught him some valuable shortcuts. Shortcuts that can help you (and others) avoid some of the pitfalls he’s experienced.

Cris has shared a stage with the likes of the Dalai Lama, Brené Brown and others. Their inspiration shaped the successful wellbeing practises that Cris now brings to workplaces.

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    SERVICES

    Workplace Wellness Programs

    Sustainable wellness programs customised for your workplace  
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    LOOKING FOR US?

    Is your organisation looking for an effective wellbeing program with long-lasting results? Does your organisation want healthy and happy staff?

    If you’ve answered yes to one or both of these questions, you’re in the right place.

    Meet Cris

    It may be hard for some to believe, but once upon a time, Cris was a very unhappy human. And he’d been unhappy for quite some time.

    Cris felt totally discouraged and had given up. He resorted to any means of escape from his uncomfortable feelings. He had a few stumbles and took a few wrong turns. In fact, quite a few wrong turns. He developed a love affair with addiction and alcohol. And then divorced it. He’s done all the wrong things relating to self-care.

    But damn, did Cris learn. And he’s convinced you can learn for yourself too. But why take the long route when Cris can share with you his tips, tricks and experience? He’s done this many times with audiences ranging from three up to 2,500.

    Since then, Cris has been fortunate to share a stage with the likes of Martin Seligman, Barbara Fredrickson, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Todd Kashdan, Brené Brown and many others. They’re highly regarded researchers on wellbeing and happiness. Cris also did some indepth study into meditation and wellbeing, including with monks that studied directly under the Dalai Lama.

    Their inspiration shaped the successful wellbeing practices that he brings to organisations like yours.
    He’s designed his programs to promote:
    • Low staff turnover and absenteeism
    • High presenteeism
    • Low levels of stress and burnout in the workplace
    • Low WorkCover claims
    • A collaborative working environment
    • A great working relationship between staff and management

    Cris personally practises everything he teaches. There’s no point talking the talk without having walked that walk.

    OUR PROGRAMS

    What do the programs include?

    Essential skills

    The programs include learning resilience and various other skills to promote good mental health

    Personalised programs

    The programs result in employees having a personalised wellness program that’s easily incorporated into their day-to-day life

    Tailored to you

    The programs are very flexible. This ensures they’re tailored to your organisation’s requirements. Why? To ensure that your money isn’t wasted on something that doesn’t work long-term.

    The promise?

    Our promise is that Cris will create a signature wellbeing program that’s about your staff. And not about the program facilitator.

    After another promise? Okay, we give in. We also promise that all our programs will never be boring. That’s right, never.

    Cris has an emphasis on promoting sustainable and healthy habits. This will leave your employees feeling happy. And who doesn’t want to be around happy colleagues at work?

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    Our process

    Our signature program is organisation-wide. It provides each and every one of your people the opportunity to develop their own wellbeing plan for the next one to three months.

    We’ve broken our process down into three different sessions. This helps your employees to develop healthy long-lasting habits.

     

    Sesion 1

    Session 2

    Session 3

    Right from the outset, we start tiny. Yes, we said tiny.

    This session is all about creating tiny habits. Tiny habits that support what wellbeing means to every single employee.

    And while they might be tiny habits, they’re also sustainable, healthy ones. Every single employee that attends will learn how to establish:

    • three sustainable tiny habits for the first week
    • a further three tiny habits for the following week

    Do I hear you asking ‘why baby steps?’ Here’s why:

    • Because we’ve all seen big bang commitments that fail (remember last New Years’ Eve?)
    • Because we know that small incremental changes are more likely to succeed than attempting big shifts
    • Because we want to give your people the taste of success
    • Because this helps everyone create and develop wellness habits that will last a lifetime.

    Tiny steps are more likely to stick long-term than trying to take a huge leap. Just ask our previous participants.

    Our second session starts seven to 10 days after the tiny habits session. Why? Because it lets your employees get into the habit of creating healthy habits.

    And now it’s time for your employees to zoom out and look at the broader picture. During this, we’ll explore the following issues:

    • What does wellbeing mean for you? What about happiness? There’s no wrong answer here. It’s different for everyone
    • What does the science have to say?
    • What is PERMAH? And who the heck cares? Hint: this is all about positive psychology
    • What about financial security? Does wellbeing cost a lot?

    We all wear many different hats in our life. Father, mother, daughter, sibling, boss, colleague. And the list goes on. But it’s still possible to build balanced wellbeing while wearing so many hats. And this session teaches you and your employees how.

    About one month after session 2, we’ll catch up for session 3. This is all about follow-up and allows us to see how your employees are fairing with their wellbeing.

    We all get off track and lose our initial enthusiasm.

    The purpose of this session is to help embed the program into your employee’s everyday life. It helps them refresh and revitalise their personal wellbeing goals. And it ensures that each individual has an actionable plan that they can actually use.

    After all, we don’t want to pop into your lives with our wellbeing programs without them having a long-lasting effect. Sustainable healthy habits without heaps of effort. That’s what we all want.

    Our programs can form the backbone of a broader wellbeing plan in your organisation. And that’s what we’d like to see: your employees setting up wellbeing for life.

    The Workplace Wellbeing difference

    Our programs differ from our competitors.

    Here’s how:

    • Every employee receives an actional plan they can easily put into action. This isn’t about your people taking some notes, then hiding them at the bottom of a drawer. Or forgetting about them as soon as they return to their desks
    • The habits we help your employees create are sustainable and long-lasting
    • We understand that not one size fits all. That’s why we customise our programs to your organisation (andto each of your people)
    • Our programs include follow-ups to help keep people on track. This helps employees embed the program into their daily routine
    • Our facilitators are available for one-on-one consults. This helps iron out any questions you or your employees may have. And it ensures your employees feel empowered and heard
    • We answer every email ourselves, right here in Australia. None of our responses are automated or outsourced. We do this as we believe in the quality of our programs

     

    Employees find our programs engaging. Here’s why:

    • Having access to our facilitators, one-on-one, ensures employees receive the greatest benefit
    • Having access to our facilitators, one-on-one, ensures employees receive the greatest benefit
    • Our approach is pragmatic and empowers employees to confidently take tiny steps
    • We create practices that are easily embedded into your employee’s workplace and their daily routines
    • There’s heaps of follow-up and support before, during and after the program

    Let your employees learn the wellbeing walk from an expert who walks the wellbeing talk