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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Using visualisation to reach the success you deserve

Where do you see yourself in five years? Do you know how you will get there, or are there obstacles in your way that you can’t seem to push past?  Sometimes, it’s not through lack of trying – our mind plays a significant role in our ability to succeed. If we can’t see ourselves getting […]

Savour positive moments and live a happier life

Whilst we may have a toolkit full of techniques for coping with the negative events that come our way in life, it’s also worth focussing on how we can embrace the positive aspects too. From living with more happiness and gratitude to making better life choices, savouring can help us in our work and personal […]