Mental Fitness

We all have them – fears and insecurities – that if left unchecked cause us to do things that feel right, but are detrimental to our effectiveness, long-term success, and relationships.

Shirzad Chamine is a positive intelligence expert, and he has developed a really helpful framework and assessment to help us better awaken to and understand our fears and insecurities.

Our saboteurs are generally formed in our early childhood. Shirzad states that “they start off as our guardians to help us survive the real and imagined threats to our physical and emotional safety.”

Chamine came to think of this judge as what he calls a “Saboteur,” one of several figurative villains that he says can reside in normal human minds. “Your mind is your best friend, but it is also your very worst enemy,” he says, calling the best-friend part your “Sage,” the voice of authenticity, calm, and positive emotion. The Saboteurs — which, besides the Judge, include such instantly recognizable types as the Victim, the Avoider, the Hyper-Achiever, and six others — undermine you by triggering anger, anxiety, shame, regret, and other negative emotions. 

"Pretty much all your suffering in life is self-generated by your Saboteurs"


Shrirzad Chamine, Life coach, Stanford Lecturer, author.



Assess current levels of resilience and wellbeing using a robust psychometric diagnostic tool.

Employees receive a full report detailing their physical, psychological and social resilience and the impact on their wellbeing.



One-to-one 90 min coaching session with ICF accredited coach to support the design of personalised  wellbeing plan.


WEEKS 3 - 7

3 x 60 min online seminars targeted at boosting personal resilience and wellbeing:

  • Energy boost

  • Setting Boundaries

  • Sleeping for Success


Psychometric tool used to gain snapshot report at midway point of programme to capture employee progress.

WEEKS 9 - 15

4 x 60 min online seminars targeted at boosting personal resilience and wellbeing:

  • Mental Flexibility

  • Staying Connected

  • Inner Drive 

  • Furture Focus - Finding your Purpose 


Psychometric tool used to measure impact.

Resilient Employees

16 week structured programme

Core Coaching utilises the Wraw psychometric tool to measure an individual’s resilience and the impact on wellbeing in the workplace.

The tool allows you to target intervention and measure impact, acting as a catalyst for change.


What are your Saboteurs? 

Whether we realize it or not, we are in persistent conflict with ourselves. This conflict is between our ideal, exploratory self and our fearful, protective self.

According to Shirzad, the side of us that is fearful and self-protective are our saboteurs, which are “negative thought habits and patterns that live deep in our unconscious and derail our performance and happiness.” These saboteurs are not interested in advancement, effectiveness, or making a positive impact. They are only interested in being right.

Half day Workshops

A range of workshops designed to meet the needs of your employees and their managers.

Working Well

Educate and empower employees to discover and maximise their own resilience.


Mental Fitness

Science-based toolkit to support your employees to build new habits to benefit performance, productivity and creativity and reduce stress.


Peak Performance

Support employees to manage pressure and energy in challenging times.


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