Self Talk & Performance

Have you ever considered the impact of self talk on your performance? Words are powerful. More so when you’re under pressure. We take a look at the correlation between self talk and performance. ...

How To Succeed Without Burning Out

When you feel like you’re running to stand still it’s easy to fall into the trap of doing more to clear the decks. Working longer hours is detrimental to your health and your performance. ...

Why Feeling Lonely at Work is Bad for Health & Bad for Business

Workplace loneliness and employee performance are inextricably linked, yet feeling lonely at work remains beyond the scope of most wellbeing programmes. We rarely consider loneliness or how ...

How To Stay Fit Whilst Travelling For Work

How to stay fit whilst travelling for work is an eternal conundrum. Endless hours, preparing for travel, long flights, different time zones and lack of exercise equipment can all make it tough to keep ...

Why Spending Time In Nature Will Increase Your Productivity

Spending time in nature will increase your productivity (yes, really). We spend most of our time indoors, at work, on our laptops, glued to our tech, commuting or watching TV. There are multiple ...

Discover Your Circadian Rhythm to Optimise Your Performance

Research from the world of sports psychology demonstrates how circadian rhythms impact the performance of elite athletes. How about the rest of us? These daily rhythms govern your body, brain and ...

Lessons From an 80 year old Harvard Happiness Study

Researchers at Harvard have been attempting to learn key life lessons from an 80 year old happiness study. Starting in 1938 during the Great Depression, scientists have been trying to hack the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How to Conquer Your Fears

We’ve all got something that we’re scared of. Whether it’s fear of public speaking, getting on an aeroplane or social phobia, it gets in the way of our goals, feeling impossible to ...

The Ultimate 10 Step Digital Detox (your brain will thank you)

According to Ofcom the average Brit now spends more time online than sleeping. If you find yourself in the middle of a tech tug of war, it might be time for a digital detox. We bring you the Ultimate ...