TACTICAL COMPOSURE

BENEFITS

The benefits of Tactical Composure when exercised over time

Benefits to the workplace

  • A tangible way to boost productivity and wellbeing.
  • A sensible and ready component of your workplace wellbeing program.
  • People walk away feeling calmer and more confident, with specific tactics.
  • An engaging, practical way to develop composure skills, backed by science.
  • Reduce the risk of stress and conflict, increase mental wellbeing and resilience.

Tactical Composure can help increase people’s..  

  • attention regulation
  • mental responsiveness
  • emotional resilience
  • physical readiness

Benefits to Individuals

  Self-Awareness

  • Improved self-insight
  • Awareness of personal triggers
  • Awareness of effective composure tactics that work for you
  • Awareness of personal strengths, values, connections to your bigger picture

  Wellbeing

  • Improved sense of wellbeing and positive emotions
  • Increasing health and immune function
  • Feeling more relaxed and calm
  • Reduced feelings of stress, frustration and/or anxiety
  • Feeling less rushed
  • Feeling more patient
  • Enhanced sense of empathy and compassion for oneself
  • Improved ability to fall asleep and return to sleep once woken

  Relationships

  • Improved ability to listen
  • Composed conversations, through a more responsive approach
  • Becoming more approachable, through composed body language
  • Improved patience with others
  • Enhanced sense of empathy and compassion for others

  Performance (Longer-Term Benefits)

  • Improved mindfulness
  • Boosts working memory and concentration
  • Increased focus and information processing speed
  • More cognitive flexibility
  • Less emotional reactivity, more frustration tolerance
  • Improved ability to maintain composure in the face of challenging situations (courage)

The usefulness of Tactical Composure

Accessible

  • Free of side effects
  • Free to use anywhere, anytime
  • Don’t require any equipment or ongoing subscriptions

  Transferable

  • The tactics can work in all settings: work, home, study, relationships
  • Can be practiced in different postures sitting, standing, lying down, walking etc
  • Can be practiced in different environments: such as quiet or noisy, alone or with people around

  Personal

  • You get to choose the tactics that suit you, from a range of demonstrations
  • You get to choose how and when to practice
  • You can quietly build self-insight and self-awareness along the way

  Purposeful

  • A number of purposes, beyond just feeling good
  • To proactively build stress-resilience and wellbeing
  • To activate the cool, clear and constructive thinking centres of the brain
  • To help manage feelings of discomfort and pain
  • For preparing for difficult situations and conversations
  • Used before, during and after potentially stressful situations

  Relatable

  • More men and women of varying ages and backgrounds are using the types of exercises that are embedded in Tactical Composure
  • Everyday people can make sense of the need for composure in the face of challenging situations in life
  • The language of composure is already used in our home and work life; including deep breathing; being mindful; time-out; re-focusing; handling triggers; managing stress and frustration, and so forth