The World Health Organisation has now classified burnout as an illness. We take a look at how to overcome the burnout epidemic.

Overcoming the Burnout Epidemic

For the first time ever, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised workplace burnout as a diagnosable condition, adding it to the  International Classification of Diseases. If you’ve ever ever experienced burnout, you may be left wondering what took them so long. We take a look at how to overcome the burnout epidemic.

Understanding the science of habits is the key to cracking the habit code. Here's how to start hacking the Habit Loop with Mindfulness.

Hacking the Habit Loop with Mindfulness

If you’ve ever tried to make or break a habit you’ll know that it’s less than easy. The key? Understanding the science of habits. Once you’ve cracked the habit code, you can begin to manipulate it to create the kind of habits that you can be proud of. Welcome to the habit loop.

We all want to be liked. What's wrong with that? Here's why being too nice is bad for you.

Why Being Too ‘Nice’ Is Bad For You

We all want to be liked. What’s wrong with that? When ‘Sorry’ is your favourite word and you find yourself constantly apologising for the misdemeanours of others, it’s time to revisit ‘nice.’ Here’s why being too nice is bad for you.

Practising Mindful Gratitude. Gratitude is good for us, but what is it, how can we benefit from it and how can we cultivate those feelings?

Practising Mindful Gratitude

Research over the last few years has demonstrated the many wellness benefits of gratitude. Keeping our eyes peeled for the positive reduces depression, increases our wellbeing, makes us happier, it also changes our brain. Heres how.

Embrace Your Inner Hygge

Embrace Your Inner Hygge

Filled with ‘Meh’ when it’s dark by 4pm? Winter is the perfect time to connect with yourself and your inner stillness. Crisp, frosty mornings and long dark nights are a great opportunity to give yourself a warm glow inside by creating hygge. Pronounced hoo-ga and sometimes translated as a ‘Cosyness of the soul’.  It’s all…

Self Care Tips for a Calm Christmas.

Self Care Tips for a Calm Christmas

Christmas. The time for carols, tinsel, mince pies and let’s face it, sometimes, stress and anxiety. Christmas can be crazy busy and not much fun. Reframe the frenzy into the perfect time of year to practice self care. So, how to make sure you don’t lose your sparkle amidst the chaos? Here are 5 self care…

I Stopped Using Facebook. Here's What Happened.

I Stopped Using Facebook. Here’s What Happened

I’ll admit it, I’m as nosy as the next person. Despite my claims to be on Facebook for ‘business’ part of my reason for joining it in the first place was a healthy dose of FOMO. Then came ‘Fake news” closely followed by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, then, data breaches and most damningly, genocide of…

How to Build Resilience at Work in 3 Science Backed Steps

How to Build Resilience at Work in 3 Science Backed Steps

Workplace stress is on the increase. In the UK 12.5 million days each year are lost to work related stress. Globally that figure is echoed with over a quarter of working adults describing their employment as their biggest source of stress. The World Health Organisation describes stress as ‘a global health epidemic’ So how do…

we spend more time online than we do sleeping. No wonder then, that we find it hard to focus. Rest easy, it’s possible to train your brain and remain in the zone. Here’s why your brain will thank you for monotasking.

Why your brain will thank you for Monotasking

Research suggests that we’re distracted in the workplace a staggering 47% of the day. We check our tech on average a whopping 270 times (or more). It has even been suggested that we spend more time online than we do sleeping. No wonder then, that we find it hard to focus. Rest easy, it’s possible…