Why the power of gratitude raises your spirits

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus, Greek Stoic philosopher If you’re not currently practising gratitude in your daily routine, you’re missing out on the untapped potential that could make you happier and lift your spirits. It […]

Here’s when your attention is at its peak

If you’re always fighting against distractions to get things done, there’s a better way to work – and no, it doesn’t involve getting up at 4am. Working on overdrive is working against yourself. With the pressure to be switched on and working 24/7 in the hustle culture way of life, and our busy schedules dictating […]

Crippling self-doubt is holding you back Here’s why

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will” – Suzy Kassem Whether it’s the night before a job interview, gearing up to give a speech or prepping for an important project, it’s normal to feel doubts and worries. It’s something we all experience and to a certain extent it can be healthy – it helps […]

5 ways you can champion others with social anxiety

If you work alongside a colleague with social anxiety or manage someone who does, you might be wondering what you could do to support them. “You’ll be okay” or similar phrases are often the last thing an anxious person wants to hear – but how can you know what to say or what to do? […]

Regain your inner calm in five minutes a day

Do you feel like you’re constantly busy and rushed off your feet, with no space in your life to take time for yourself? Are you stressed and feeling like the day is running away from you? Do you want to regain control and find your inner calm? What if we told you that you only […]

Improve your self-confidence and emotional connections with others

Do you feel like your insecurities and negative self-talk are holding you back? Do you want to learn how you can improve your self-confidence and overall wellbeing? Building your self-confidence might sound scary if you’re not used to pushing yourself out of your comfort zone, but it doesn’t have to be. Self-confidence lays robust foundations […]

3 ways to cope with fearfulness when returning to work after a bereavement

For some, the return to work after experiencing the loss of a loved one is a welcome distraction. But for others, going back to ‘normal’ can fill you with dread. Whether it’s the well-meaning questions from colleagues, lack of concentration or worries about being judged, it can be challenging to think about dealing with your […]

Ups and downs: The positives and negatives of neurotic personalities

Do you have trouble controlling your emotions? Are you prone to emotional outbursts? Are your intense feelings, like anxiety or anger, getting in the way of your connections and relationships with those close to you? Those with a neurotic personality commonly experience emotional instability, mood swings, insecurity and low-self esteem. You may feel anxious, pessimistic […]

Why the power of self-care can make you stronger

If you’re feeling stressed, jumping from job to job with a busy schedule, or putting all your energy into caring for others, it might be time to take a step back. Not giving yourself time for self care can put you on the road to burn out or risk falling into the trap of workaholism […]

How your emotions hijack your brain

Have you ever felt heated during a meeting or conversation, but not sure why? Maybe you can’t seem to think straight and make a simple decision? Or, perhaps you’ve said the wrong thing in the heat of a moment and are left with regret? Well, it could be down to emotions hijacking your brain and […]