CHX Performance

Scientist of yourself

The CHX Scientist of Yourself Programme is an experiential, science based programme, at the end of which our participants will have been challenged, had their natural curiosity ignited and had a few myths busted. They will have developed a scientific approach to understanding themselves, a deeper understanding of how to engage with each other, and a level of hope and inspiration sufficient to make choices and change behaviours that directly control mood, stress, energy and engagement. The result is increased capacity, cohesion and performance.

The Scientist of Yourself ecosystems

Scientist of Yourself is based on the latest scientific understanding of the complex relationship between the brain and the body; how our moods, emotions, energy and engagement with others are impacted by modern environments, and how stress arises from imbalances between us and our modern lives. Our ecosystem approach address all the biological, psychological and social factors within a coherent and evidence-based framework, grounded in neuroscience and human physiology alongside more traditional cognitive psychological approaches. We place great emphasis on the fact that whilst our environments have changed significantly in the last 200 years, our brains haven’t evolved much in 200,000 years; we have a stone-aged brain in a modern world. This factor alone underpins much of the stress and negative emotion that is part and parcel of life for many people. Our programme works as a complete whole, but it can be delivered in three key stages.


Personal Ecosystem

Emotional Ecosystem

Social Ecosystem

Scientist of Yourself Programme - Structure

The programme consists of three stages: Stage 1 - Personal Ecosystem, Stage 2 - Emotional Ecosystem and Stage 3 - Social Ecosystem. The delivery is tailored to the requirements of the client and can include:

  • Immersive, 2 & 3-day residential events living with the CHX team: ideal for programme launches, and creating change leaders or champions of peer led performance improvement across the business
  • Single-day immersive events for teams where change is needed to create a more collaborative, high performance culture.
  • High-impact interventions for teams at times of high-stress in the working calendar: designed to help teams prepare for critical periods or major change programmes.
  • Series of live seminars that takes the learning to the entire business so that everyone can benefit
  • Series of workshops that keep participants on track and check on commitments and change.

Scientist of Yourself Programme - Team

The CHX team is unique and exciting combination of world-leading scientific experts and experienced business leaders. We integrate scientific expertise, business experience and learning excellence into our innovative and highly impactful programme. Client groups work with 3-4 of the following team members:

  • Professor Chris Beedie: CHX Science Director and Hon. Professor of Cognitive Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of Kent, UK. Learn more
  • Dr. Sophie Bostock: Expert in the Psychobiology of stress, sleep and wellbeing.
  • Dr. Charlotte Edelsten: Researcher in Sleep Science at Geneva University Hospital.
  • Jonathan Hook: CHX Managing Director, Former MD of Carphone Warehouse and former School Headteacher.
  • Dan Godsall FRSA: CHX Programme Director, Leadership and Team Development expert. Former MD of Barclays Premier Banking.
  • Alison Stork: Nutrition Lead and expert in food for corporate health and performance.
  • Damien Stork: CHX Founder and formerly Ochre House (Cielo Talent) co-founder.

Learn more about the CHX team