Wellness Wednesday: Staying motivated

The next installment of Fórsa’s series of live wellness webinars takes place at 11am on Wednesday (15th July) when motivational speaker and author Ryan O’Reilly talks with rugby pundit and psychotherapist Brent Pope about staying motivated in work and at home over the coming months. The earlier sessions – on parenting in a pandemic, managing anxiety and eating habits are now available as podcasts.

Next Wednesdays session is the fourth in a series of five events brought to you in association with Cornmarket, who administer two of the union’s salary protection schemes.

Ryan O’Reilly will focus on staying motivated, as we continue to wrestle with the upheaval of Covid 19.

An expert in high performance and resilience Ryan is a professional performance coach who helps business leaders and entrepreneurs build high performance teams and realise their potential. A renowned international speaker and author, his speaking engagements have included a TedX in Italy and Ireland’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Summit.

Broadcaster, psychotherapist and mental health advocate Brent Pope will host the session. Best known for his work with RTÉ Sport, the former New Zealand rugby player and professional rugby coach recently qualified as a psychotherapist and councillor. Brent is also involved in several mental health charities, and is an ambassador for St Patrick’s Hospital, Pieta House and Cycle Against Suicide, amongst others.

See a taster of what’s on offer HERE.

The series was informed by recent survey, which found that 80% of Fórsa members experienced anxiety during the Covid-19 crisis. Half of the respondents said mental health and lack of motivation were their top concerns.

The results reflect the stress of a period when thousands of Fórsa members have stepped-up to serve in high-risk frontline environments, with many more having to rapidly adjust to remote working.

Register for ‘Staying Motivated’  (11am, Wednesday 15th July) HERE.

Get more details on future Fórsa-Cornmarket ‘Wellness Wednesday’ events HERE.



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