Motivational Interviewing For Performance Coaching

Motivational Interviewing For Performance Coaching

Performance Psychology is an effective practice that applies psychological principles to optimise performance. If you’re coaching for change, a well established clinical approach is emerging as a powerful tool to maximise performance and elicit serious change. Here’s how to use motivational interviewing for performance coaching.

Reattaching. The Positive Psychology Tool That Could Transform Your Day

Reattaching. The Positive Psychology Tool That Could Transform Your Day

Research suggests that a new positive psychology tool could transform your day. Equally important as downtime, a new study found that creating space to reattach to work could be just as critical. Reattaching could improve your performance and your experience throughout the working day. We take a look at what reattachment is and how to…

How To Manage Your Cognitive Load

How To Manage Your Cognitive Load

What does a typical day look like for you? Are you caught in a cycle of perpetual multi tasking? Constantly in fire fighting mode? If you’re mentally and emotionally exhausted at the end of each day you could benefit from managing your cognitive load using a tool developed with astronauts. Optimise your performance and maintain mental…

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…