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 […]

Forget perfectionism. Fly by the seat of your pants!

  How many times have you put off doing something because you weren’t convinced you were skilled enough, or you didn’t feel ready? I can happily say that when I started blogging I didn’t really know what I was doing. So I made it up as I went along, and I enjoyed it. But even […]

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 […]

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 […]

Who’s gonna drive you home?

You know those days when you barely have time to breathe? You get up, slurp a quick cuppa, run out of the door and find yourself in perpetual motion for the rest of the day. You don’t remember if you’ve had lunch or not and you travel home on autopilot. You could go out in […]