24 episodes

ripen has built the Resilience of thousands of people around the globe. Its courses are known for their life changing impacts on peoples wellbeing, and the practical Resilience skills and tools they provide. ripen founder and CEO Matt Hughes shares lessons, gained from years of delivering Resilience training across 25+ countries, about what Resilience is, where it comes from, and the habits and tools for anyone to become more Resilient. Each episode is delivered in 5 minutes or less, providing sound bites you can fit into even the busiest days...

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ripen has built the Resilience of thousands of people around the globe. Its courses are known for their life changing impacts on peoples wellbeing, and the practical Resilience skills and tools they provide. ripen founder and CEO Matt Hughes shares lessons, gained from years of delivering Resilience training across 25+ countries, about what Resilience is, where it comes from, and the habits and tools for anyone to become more Resilient. Each episode is delivered in 5 minutes or less, providing sound bites you can fit into even the busiest days...

    Not OK Today? -- Cognitive Resilience

    Not OK Today? -- Cognitive Resilience

    Mental health is a vast topic that’s deeply personal. Talking about it often leaves people feeling they are falling short in how they are handling and responding to work and life – especially when comparing ourselves to others who seem to just breeze through setbacks! But given the inevitable tragedies we all face in life, its highly likely you and some of the people around you are Not OK Today! So what do you do about it... 

    Free resources for achieving Mental wellbeing today, and everyday! Visit: https://ripen.be/mental-wellbeing-today/

    • 2 min
    Managing Burnout -- Biological Resilience

    Managing Burnout -- Biological Resilience

    People suffer from burnout as a result of chronic work stress, which affects both people employed and those navigating through unemployment. It’s a process in which everyday stresses and anxieties gradually undermine our mental and physical health. And it's so prevalent the World Health Organisation now has Burnout listed as a Disease! So what are the warning signs and what do we do about it... 

    *Here's an article to help you further understand and take action to manage burnout -- https://ripen.be/5-signs-of-burnout-and-what-to-do/

    • 4 min
    Interview with Matt Hughes... Why Team Resilience?

    Interview with Matt Hughes... Why Team Resilience?

    Why are businesses taking an interest in Resilience training 'post' the Pandemic? A question Matt answered in a 2022 interview for the Virgin Active Minds Podcast. Matt explains that recent Research has showed a lack of workforce Resilience is estimated to be costing Australian companies $12.8 billion per year in lost productivity ($60 billion globally)! Boosting Team Resilience boosts wellbeing, motivation and productivity, which is good for individuals and good for business! So it’s no wonder Resilience training is now a priority for all teams and businesses wanting to remain in business. 

    If you would like to hear the full interview, head to Spotify... https://open.spotify.com/episode/6uDJGTUduX1lpWsxPoyRaY?si=49odVmjfTaewpJ6LfHpO6w

    • 2 min
    Interview with Matt Hughes... Consumption of Negative News

    Interview with Matt Hughes... Consumption of Negative News

    How do we deal with all the negativity in the world today in terms of news headlines grabbing for our attention? This was a post-Pandemic talking point posed to Matt Hughes in a 2022 interview for the Virgin Active Minds Podcast. Matt explains that our attention is attuned to negative news because of an unconscious bias humans have, so avoiding click bait is critical to our mental and emotional health!  

    If you would like to hear the full interview, head to Spotify... https://open.spotify.com/episode/6uDJGTUduX1lpWsxPoyRaY?si=49odVmjfTaewpJ6LfHpO6w

    • 2 min
    Interview with Matt Hughes... Why do we need Resilience?

    Interview with Matt Hughes... Why do we need Resilience?

    "Why do we need to have Resilience?" - A critical question and post-Pandemic talking point posed to Matt Hughes in a 2022 interview for the Virgin Active Minds Podcast. Matt explains that we all need Resilience for facing life's inevitable threats and challenges, because the truth is nobody escapes pain, fear or suffering.... 'Resilience' is life strategically managed. If you would like to hear the full interview, head to Spotify... https://open.spotify.com/episode/6uDJGTUduX1lpWsxPoyRaY?si=49odVmjfTaewpJ6LfHpO6w

    • 1 min
    Interview with Matt Hughes... Measuring Your Resilience

    Interview with Matt Hughes... Measuring Your Resilience

    "How do I know if I am a Resilient one?" - This was a question posed to Matt Hughes in a 2022 interview for the Virgin Active Minds Podcast. In this episode and over the next few weeks, we'll be sharing some of the key insights Matt shared for cultivating Resilience to move forward confidently through life's challenges. If you can't wait or would like to hear the full interview, head to Spotify... https://open.spotify.com/episode/6uDJGTUduX1lpWsxPoyRaY?si=49odVmjfTaewpJ6LfHpO6w

    • 2 min