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 […]

Who’s living in your head?

ideas, thoughts, feelings, beliefs, opinions

Does this emotion belong to you? Let’s start with positive feelings. Where do they come from? Well, sometimes we just wake up feeling cheerful, sometimes we get there by meditating or doing some yoga, and sometimes a simple pleasure will do the trick, like a hot chocolate on a chilly day. Then there are the […]

Too Much Too Soon – diary anxiety and goal overwhelm

Running in PJs… This is not a normal January. Socially slow. Soggy underfoot. That’s pretty standard and quite acceptable, because we usually like to emerge slowly from our state of hibernation. But the usual, comfortable, slightly boring January plod, that’s not happening this year. Not for me anyway. 2014 burst in, dragged me out from […]

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 […]