Fleur Heazlewood is a resilience expert and founder of the Blueberry Institute. With over 20 years corporate leadership experience. She is known for building positive performance cultures that deliver both employee wellbeing and commercial results. Fleur partners with CEOs, HR and leaders to create healthy, resilient and productive workplaces, and has trained and mentored over 1000 people in positive leadership, mental health mastery and future-fit resilience building. Resilience Recipes is her first book.
This book is an immensely valuable resource for anyone wanting to take control of their wellbeing. Fleur Heazlewood uses her 20 years of experience and draws together some of the latest scientific evidence to provide a collection of self-guided strategies to help people to build their resilience. The book is practical and short, yet full of carefully designed activities that are both insightful and enjoyable to complete. It would make an excellent companion resource for workplace training programs aimed to enhance employee wellbeing. Gavin Slemp, Senior Lecturer, Centre for the Science of Wellbeing, University of Melbourne Resilience Recipes is the first book I have read that allows me to tailor my path based on what's important to me. It is like having your own mentor guiding you to transform on your terms. This book proves that with the right wisdom and guidance we can all become master chefs of our own wellbeing. Barry Hemsley, Leader, Australian Public Service (APS) Resilience Recipes is important because, frankly, wellness is exhausting! I love the simplicity of the tools and the connectivity with Fleur's personal experiences and vulnerability. I have had the pleasure of working with Fleur for over ten years and have found her to be my go-to for advice and coaching and a great source of energy. Fleur's passion for helping and challenging people to truly be their version of the best they can be shines brightly through this book. Kim Cheney, Head of HR - fintech, wine and fast-moving consumer goods In this post-pandemic era, when wellbeing is top of mind for so many of us, this is a much-needed book that could not be more timely. Fleur has worked across a multitude of organisations and improves the wellbeing of everyone she encounters. She leaves a lasting positive impact. This collective wisdom has culminated in this book, which brings years of work and learning into an easy to reread, practical guide. Resilience Recipes is a must-read for anyone in need of practical advice on where to start their wellbeing journey. Colleen O'Connor, Head of HR, Goodman Fielder After the challenges we have all faced, wellbeing - both physical and mental - should be top of everyone's agenda. Fleur's book is a really great mix of philosophies, simple frameworks and practical tools to assist anyone leading teams through periods of change and uncertainty. The strength of the message is the practical application and examples shared through her lived experience with many businesses. Fleur continuously rolls her sleeves up to support teams as they work through the challenges they face. It is this hands-on and delivered support that makes Fleur such a strong thought leader in this area. Gavan McKenna, Group President at ITW Construction Products Asia Pacific Resilience is the critical ingredient to living a balanced and rewarding life. Fleur is the right person to bring this book to the world as she has powerful lived experience to share. I found this book a pleasure to read. It had a good measure of case studies and theories with practical tips for building resilience. You will finish the book with a sense of lightness and new insights into wellbeing that will work. Simone Allan, Founder, Women's Resilience Centre Fabulous! So easy to read, with simple and practical exercises that don't make you feel like you're taking on the world or trying to implement such large-scale transformations. We need a common-sense book like this that helps us to take back control and prioritise our own health and wellbeing. Tammy Love, APS leadership program