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 […]

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 […]

Is working alone right for you?

As more of us work from home long term, many businesses are considering flexible working as a popular option in the future. Whilst making do with working from home during the coronavirus pandemic is something we’re all having to do – and it comes with the general understanding that everyone’s situations aren’t ideal – are […]

Catastrophic thinking: How to manage negative thoughts

Dwelling on the terrible things that might happen if you do something wrong or don’t say the right thing is something we all experience, especially if the stakes are high.  If I mess up this presentation or my boss gives me a poor performance review, then I’ll lose my job and it will be the […]

How you can listen more effectively with mindful listening

There’s a big difference between hearing and listening.  On the surface, it might seem that for both, we’re taking in what someone is saying to us, but the key difference is paying attention. Effective listening is vital for effective communication. Good listeners make great first impressions, with people more likely to characterise them as attentive, […]

Why you should embrace mindfulness for a restful night’s sleep

If you struggle with mornings, are constantly pressing the snooze button, and find yourself reaching for your second coffee before you’ve even clocked in, your lack of sleep could be harming your performance at work. Feeling drained and tired, and being less productive as a result, could be holding you back from reaching your goals.  […]

How to become an expert in time management and organisation

Do you ever feel like you’re constantly chasing your tail, missing deadlines and forgetting important tasks? Poor time management and organisation directly impacts our productivity, job satisfaction and efficiency, sometimes leading us to work longer hours to complete the same amount of work. Habit trackers, bullet journals, time-blocking… There are so many methods for managing […]

How to channel your energy and get stuff done

Distractions are everywhere. From never ending phone notifications to racing thoughts, it can feel like a battle to stay focused on the task at hand. Sadly, we can’t make more hours in the day, but we can change the way we approach work.  Here are five ways you can regain your focus, get back to […]