Mental Health in the Workplace – a simple solution

30% of our lives are spent working. Let that sink in for a moment. Then consider the impact of your working life on the quality of your life as a whole. You owe it to yourself to make that 30% as positive as possible. Work is a happier place to be if we feel that […]

Women treat it, Men end it

In the UK, 72% of people being treated for depression are women. But 75% of suicides are men. These figures, compiled by the Men’s Health Forum, show that both men and women have trouble coping but men are not getting the help they need. https://www.menshealthforum.org.uk/key-data-mental-health Fortunately, action is now being taken to tackle this problem. […]

Organic – better in ways you never thought of

Apples in baskets under a tree

In September, along with harvest festivals of many faiths, we celebrate successful crops and all things organic. Organic is old news. We often think of organic foods as being somehow exotic but before chemical fertilizers were invented, in the 1850s, organic was all we had! This is normal, natural, and the way things have grown […]

Are you one of the 50%?

Last Saturday was sunny, and just about warm enough for everyone to do their British Summertime thing: shorts, flip flops, vest tops, sunglasses. I chuckled to myself (still wearing boots and a winter coat) and was glad of my layers as I sat outside a pub fending off a chilly March breeze. In the UK […]

Could happen to anyone

Some of you will have been through what I’m about to describe. Others will know someone who has. If you’ve never encountered a life-changing event, keep reading: you might want to jump before you’re pushed. I’m talking about a career gone to pieces. It could be that your industry, once stable, has suddenly gone into […]