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 […]

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 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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is stress the barrier to your success?

Not all stress is created equal. We all feel the pressure from time to time, whether we’re facing an uncertain situation or we’re interviewing for a new job. Stress can sometimes even help us to perform better, by giving us the adrenaline we need to feel motivated and overcome the obstacle that lies ahead. But […]

Are you heading for burnout?

With workplace stress on the rise, looking after our wellbeing has never been more important for managing stress and avoiding burnout. The Health and Safety Executive reported that 828,000 workers were suffering from work-related stress, depression, or anxiety (new or longstanding) in 2019/20, resulting in 17.9 million working days lost. In this blog, we’ll explain […]