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Whether you are an emerging entrepreneur, an established business owner, or a business leader we have a range of videos and blogs here for you!

This library is continuously growing, including a weekly video with Michael Barnett, CEO of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, and Mindworks psychologist, Sara Chatwin about mental health-related issues that derive from the impacts of Covid, as well as the continuous lockdowns and restrictions.  They speak about a range of topics such as internalized thoughts, anger as a first response, and anxiety.

Our video content and blogs are here to support you with depression, stress management, sleep, resilience, fatigue, mindfulness, anxiety and more.

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Coping with loss and grief

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Resilience

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Positivity in the workplace and work culture!

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Re-thinking your relationship with alcohol

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Swapping hopelessness for hope!

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Finding the right leisure time mix

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Kicking frustration to the curb!

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Transitioning into routine

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Taking action

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Recap on discussions

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Creating Positive Narratives

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Psychological distress

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Mindsets

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin: – Sleep deprivation, VIDEO #2

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin – Sleep deprivation, VIDEO #1

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Sara Chatwin

First Steps: Michael Barnett with Gaynor Parkin

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Browse our First Steps Content Library for new insights, skills, advice and even more support. Our content is designed to help you grow - personally and professionally - whether you want to learn more about stress, resilience, communication, or more - there's something for everyone and we're constantly adding new items.

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