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The M is about driving behaviour change sustainably through tiny steps and growth mindset

The mindset in CALM culture is ‘I can experiment’

shelf help

Our CALM recommended reading for Nov/Dec

Selfie by Will Storr

This new and intensified form of competitive individualism meant less support from employers and the state, which, in turn, meant more and more pressure placed upon the individual. To get along and get ahead, in this neoliberal world meant being fitter, smarter and faster than your neighbours. It meant doubling and then tripling down on the fabulous power of ME.’

This book has been a significant source of inspiration for the A of CALM.

Read this to learn more about:

  • why and how we have ended up living in an age of heightened individualism and why this is having such a negative impact on levels of stress, anxiety, depression and suicide
  • how to navigate a culture which insists on us being flawless to succeed, in short, how to find 1% CALMer in the age of perfectionism
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The C of CALM is all about creating purposeful workplaces where people feel they truly belong


The A of CALM also stands for awareness of self and others, acceptance of self and others to foster greater


L is all about managing energy over time for maximum productivity in a changing world of work,


The M is about driving behaviour change sustainably through tiny steps and growth mindset

tiny habits

In effective workplace culture that believes that to do well, you need to be well, it’s not enough to have intermittent wellbeing interventions and activities

growth mindset

Recognition of the intrinsic link between productivity and wellbeing needs to sit at the heart of culture and mindset, not simply manifest as a lunchtime yoga session or a website with a helpline number

support team

It’s about considering the best way to create and deliver sustainable change through small steps and including people along the way giving people full permission to experiment and fail fast, championing kindness and care to develop powerful support teams for truly positive, holistic business and people outcomes