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 […]

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? […]

How to challenge irrational thinking

If you’ve ever felt like your thoughts don’t align with your reality or you’re constantly thinking the worst will happen, you’re not alone. Whether it’s the doubts of your inner critic always assuming the worst of a situation, or fearing how you will perform in the future, it can stop you from reaching your goals. […]

How to overcome imposter syndrome

Experiencing doubt is completely normal, but sometimes it can get in the way of your goals. Worrying that you don’t deserve success, even though you can prove your accomplishments and qualifications, can hold you back from reaching your potential.  Want to make the most of new opportunities and banish your fear of not living up […]

Diminish critical thoughts by harnessing inner warmth and self-compassion

The voice inside our head that’s filled with doubts, criticism and negative thoughts can often plague our view on certain scenarios and experiences. Maybe we don’t go for a promotion because our inner critic doesn’t think we’re up to the challenge, or perhaps we ruminate on negative social experiences, constantly replaying what happened.  Self-criticism affects […]

How to reduce working memory overload and organise your mind

Do you always feel overwhelmed when trying to solve a problem or learn a new skill? Our brains have a limited capacity to hold short-term information before we become overwhelmed and forgetful. At a certain point, if we want to add something new to our working memory, for example, more numbers in a complex problem, […]

Does your bedroom whisper sleep sanctuary or zzz-less zone?

Our environment has a huge impact on the quality of sleep we get. When we retreat to bed for some well-earned shut-eye, it can be the difference between a blissful night’s sleep or tossing and turning all night long.   A restful sleeping environment is just one of the ways we can get a good night’s […]

Why mindful breathing improves your attention span at work

The ping of an email landing in your inbox. The constant social media notifications and updates. The quick chats by the water cooler.  In our work days, there are so many things to distract us that it means we focus less on the things that matter. Chances are that email can wait, but you find […]

How to regain control over your thoughts to bring back self-belief

If you find yourself doubting your decisions at every turn and shying away from opportunities because you feel like you’re not good enough, it can seem like you’re holding yourself back from reaching your full potential. Learning how to foster positive self-belief is critical for shaking off your inner critic and climbing the ladder of […]

How to enjoy meaningful relationships

The connections we have with those near and dear to us have a positive impact on our overall mental health and wellbeing. As well as being a vital support network for us, our relationships play an important role in our learning and growth. It’s not just romantic relationships either – this applies to all relationships […]