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…

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

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 10 Step Digital Detox (your brain will thank you)

10 Inspiring Finding your Passion Quotes

10 Inspiring Finding your Passion Quotes

Maybe you’ve already found your special niche in life, but sometimes finding your passion can feel super elusive. If you’re living someone else’s idea of success or watching the second hand inch around in a job you loathe, it might be time to to have fun hunting your true passion down. We’ve got you covered…

Can Mindfulness Help You Control Anger? Is it time to reframe anger as information? Here's how with mindfulness and neuroscience.

Can Mindfulness Help You Control Anger?

Anger. It’s one of our uglier emotions. Sometimes it gets the better of us, other times we try to hide it. Angry? Who, Me? The truth is that anger is information and it’s what we do with that information that matters. Anger can destroy us or change the world. But can mindfulness help you control anger?

Is it possible that rethinking our perception of stress could increase our ability to manage it? For World Mental Health Awareness Day, we examine new research suggesting that the way we perceive stress may be critical in terms of how we respond to it. Ever wondered how your perception of stress can affect your stress level ? Here's how to rewire your stress response.

How Your Perception of Stress Can Affect Your Stress Level

Ever wondered how your perception of stress can affect your stress level? New research suggests that our stress perception is critical, here’s how to rewire it.

Why You (Really) Need Self Compassion Mindfulness

Why You (Really) Need Self Compassion Mindfulness

If you’re ruled by your inner critic, listening to a narrative that constantly puts you down, it’s time to stop beating up on yourself. Mindful self compassion meditation can help us to be kinder to ourselves, to recover from failure and dial down the volume of that inner sniper. Here’s why you really need self…

How mindfulness can benefit your business

How Mindfulness can Benefit your Business

The ability to develop resilience, manage stress and deal with failure is critical to success in today’s fast paced, highly demanding workplace. Stress and presenteeism have reached an unprecedented record high in the UK . The American Institute of Stress (AIS) estimates that 80% of workers experience stress at work with 40% of those identifying that…