Recovery & Energy

There are many beliefs about recovery. Do you know what is correct?

Start here:

  1. Have someone read the first statement aloud to the whole group.
  2. Show thumbs up if you think the statement is true. Show thumbs down if you think the claim is false.
  3. Talk together briefly about the correct answer before moving on to the next statement.
  • Rest is the only thing that give recovery, regardless of what you are recovering from and what you are like as a person!
  • Variation in work regarding pace, tasks and location is important for recovery at work!
  • It is enough to wait with recovery until the weekend and the holidays!

Answers are in the handbook Stronger together

Questions to use for discussion 

  • What gives you recovery and energy?
  • What is the best recovery for you when you are mentally tired after working concentrated for a long time?
  • What is the best recovery for you when you are emotionally tired, after interacting with different people all day?
  • What is the best recovery for you when you are physically tired, after sitting still in front of the computer for a long time?
  • Do you have any tips for a relaxation exercise that you think works well?
  • Do you feel energized when you come to work?
  • Do you have energy left when you leave work?
  • What do you need to get recovery and energy during your workday?
  • How can we get recovery during the working day so that it happens and happens regularly?
  • Do you have suggestions for small breaks of recovery during the working day
  • Do you have the opportunity to use breaks to move continuously?
  • Can you use breaks at work for recovery?
  • Can you put your thoughts of work aside in your free time?
  • Do you have space for reflection during your working day?
  • How can we achieve micro-recovery during periods of high stress, when it is especially important, but can be the most difficult to achieve?
  • What are we already doing today to bring in recovery at work?
  • What could we begin to do at work to recover?
  • How can we help each other to increase recovery?