“The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.” –  Dalai Lama

“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” –  Steve Jobs

“There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.” –  Robert Frost

Helpful resources

We have put together a range of resources for you.  They cover books, websites and videos.  We’ve provided you with a mixture of materials to broaden our conversation.

We hope you find these resources helpful.  But we also encourage you to share resources that you think our colleagues would be interested in.

Case studies

Case studies are available to PPMA members only.  To access them you can log into our members only are here.  To join PPMA click here.

PPMA Conference and Events materials

  • Links to 2017, 2018 and 2019 materials


Digital Wellbeing

  • Finding yourself permanently attached to your phone? Perhaps it’s time to consider managing your digital wellbeing through an app. It might be worth trying the many that are out there. This article covers some suggestions for starters: 5 new digital wellbeing apps
  • How technology can drive employee wellbeing is discussed in this HR Magazine article – How technology can empower a wellbeing revolution

Mental Health & Resilience

Menopause in the Workplace

  • BBC programme – The Truth About The Menopause (please note that Mariella is a private patient, the same service is not available through NHS, particularly around testing)
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines. These explain how your GP will determine what types of treatments and interventions they can offer – the patient guide.
  • Henpicked – This site provides information on managing menopause, and tips on how to talk to your GP about menopause.
  • Henpicked menopause book: Menopause – the change for the better, which includes menopause at work.
  • HRT Myths & FAQs
  • Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) information and support on very early menopause. You can find out more here
  • Real-life story of a menopause experience

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These are some of our favourite books on wellbeing:

  • Bruce Lipton, The Biology of Belief:Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles, Hay House UK ISBN 978-1781805473
  • Cary L Cooper & Ian Hesketh, Routledge, ISBN 978-1138929203
  • Professor Sir Cary L Cooper & Ian Hesketh,Wellbeing at Work: How to Design, Implement and Evaluate an Effective Strategy, Kogan Page ISBN 978-0749480684
  • Candace Pert,Molecules of Emotion: Why You Feel the Way You Feel, Simon & Schuster ISBN 978-0671033972
  • Christina Patterson, The Art of Not Falling Apart, Atlantic Books ISBN 978 1 78649 276 0
  • Joe Dispenza, Evolve Your Brain: The Science of Changing Your Mind, Health Communications Inc ISBN 978-0757307652
  • Matt Haig, Reasons to Stay Alive, Canongate Books Ltd ISBN 978-1782116820
  • Steve Peters, The Chimp Paradox, Vermilion ISBN 978-0091935580

Video resources

We have  put together some of our favourite videos.