Skip to main content

Workplace wellbeing

It all starts with you

Dr. Dee Gray

What we covered

Director of Gray’s Wellbeing, Dr Dee Gray showcased how HR can use recovery time to manage workplace demands and prevent burnout.
  • Does your wellbeing strategy include you?
  • How do you take care of your ‘self’ when you are in the ‘peripheral’ spaces of wellbeing?
  • Are you thinking strategically about recovery time in order to fuel your power of return to being your ‘best self’?


About the speaker

Dr. Dee Gray – Director

Dee is Director of Gray’s Wellbeing Ltd, Director of the Young Carers Academy, and Fellow and Councillor of the Royal Society of Arts. Dee’s career spans that of academia, government, public and third sectors, and she has held senior strategic roles in each area. Dee is an international trainer and speaker, and author on wellbeing.

She is the author of the peer-reviewed, published and acclaimed ‘best self’ approach and method, which forms the core of Wellbeing training and coaching at Gray’s.

Watch workplace wellbeing on-demand

We have a feeling you might like these…

The latest HR blogs, articles and news

The need for flexible working in the face of a childcare crisis

The need for Flexible Working in the face of a Childcare Crisis

| Employee Benefits, Employee Wellbeing | No Comments
The challenges facing all workers – and their employers, for that matter - at the moment are well documented. Businesses and the people within them are at the mercy of soaring costs from all angles, while wages are largely failing to keep up. Services throughout the country are under increased pressure, and one such service that is the source of a growing headache for HR is childcare. Nearly 400 nurseries have closed in England alone since August 2020 according education regulator Ofsted, down from 27,610. According to the Early Years Alliance, 86% of early years providers say that the funding…
Seven of the best wellbeing resources, blog

7 of the best free wellbeing resources

| Employee Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing, Mental Health | No Comments
We’ve collated a list of some of the best free wellbeing resources, tools and services from across the web to share with your people, try for yourself, and add to your wellbeing toolkit! What employees want and need from their organisation’s approach to health and wellbeing is regularly changing, while HR races to keep up to ensure their employee wellbeing initiatives deliver tangible value to their people and are enticing for new recruits. Many businesses have ramped up their wellbeing efforts while also looking to find new and engaging ways of looking after their employees’ physical and mental health. However,…
Improving Employee Wellbeing for Blue Monday and Beyond

Taking Care of Employee Wellbeing to Tackle Blue Monday and Beyond

| Employee Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing, Mental Health | No Comments
This year, Monday 16th January 2023 may be referred to as 'Blue Monday'. What is the origin story behind the phenomenon, and how will it impact HR professionals' understanding of workplace wellbeing throughout the year? It’s a brand-new year, and for many people following a refreshing break to recharge their batteries, this means an exciting, fresh new start. For others, however, this period can be one of the most downbeat in the calendar. Hence the phenomenon ‘Blue Monday’, referring to the third Monday of January which is supposedly the most depressing day of the year. Blue Monday is often perceived…
While HR is busy looking after personnel, who looks after HR?

While HR is busy looking after personnel, who looks after HR?

| Employee Wellbeing, Human Resources, Management | No Comments
Understanding human resources evolving role  HR professionals are the go-to people. For everything from a disagreement at work or discussing a change of circumstances to approving leave and building training programmes, they deal with it all.  They are challenged with hard decisions and often take on the brunt of employees’ problems. And a lot of the time, they do this behind the scenes with colleagues none the wiser. But whilst they are busy supporting everyone else, who supports HR?  Whilst this line of work has always been demanding, the pandemic and lockdowns took it to another level. Not only did…