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 […]

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 […]

How to handle social anxiety at work

There are times when we’ve all felt nervous speaking in front of a crowd or worried about giving a good impression on the first day in the office. For many of us, the tasks that we encounter in our everyday role can fill us with dread: presenting at a meeting, making an important phone call, […]

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, […]

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 […]