Category Archives: Work

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Uncertainty can be stressful

Supporting Employees Through Uncertainty

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With the current Covid-19 Pandemic, life is more uncertain than ever before. So what can you, the employer do, to support employees during this uncertain time? It’s all about embracing uncertainty. I was listening to the BBC news the other week. I was particularly drawn to a story about a bakery that had managed to […]

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Keeping up Social Interaction During Coronavirus.

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Mental Health Awareness Week Day 6 Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at managing social interaction virtually and why it is important for your mental health and wellbeing. Many people reading this are under lockdown due to Covid-19, so here are a few ideas of different […]

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Get a Bit More Zen for Mental Health Awareness Week

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Mental Health Awareness Week Day 2 Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at meditation and how it can benefit your mental health and wellbeing. Many people reading this are under lockdown due to Covid-19 and are going a bit stir crazy. Learning a technique that can […]

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Creative Pastimes to Boost Your Mood During Mental Health Awareness Week

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Mental Health Awareness Week Day 1 Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at 5 creative pastimes and how they can benefit your mental health and wellbeing. Many people reading this are under lockdown due to Covid-19, so here are a few ideas to use your extra […]

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How Important is Work Flexibility

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Many companies see flexible working as an option, however it is not.  All workers within the UK have a legal right to request flexible working if they have been working for the same company for 26 weeks and the company has to review all requests in a reasonable manner.  There should be a sound business […]

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Simple Stress Busters

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Feeling stress is a natural reaction in the body, that feeling of fight of flight.  However the body is designed to deal with the danger and then reset.  In the modern world we live in though, we rarely get the time to properly destress, and so the stress builds and builds.  It is really important […]

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Has the workplace become a melting pot?

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With recent headlines around the gender pay gap and women in the workforce dominating the news, it’s easy for companies to try a one-size fits all recruitment approach to fill gaps quickly. But, diversity is much more than hiring individuals from a specific demographic or ethnic background. Often the mistake businesses make is encouraging management […]

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Coping with Change

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Do you struggle to cope with the amount of change you experience around? Is change a constant at work? Change is a fundamental fact of life. You cannot stop the onward march of change, but you can manage how you react to it. There are things you can do to cope with it personally and […]

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Is Your To-Do List a Challenge?

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Is Your To-Do List a Challenge?  According to a recent study commissioned by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) you are likely to have an average 33 tasks to complete each week.  Is this manageable? According to the survey, about 60% feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of tasks.  Sorting finances feature quite strongly but day […]

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Stress at Work Rises

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Shocking number of people work while ill; stress at work rises. A new report carried out by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) was released today, just in time for Mental Health Awareness Month.  The statistics are shocking. People Working While Ill Has Tripled Since 2010 The Health and Wellbeing at Work Survey […]

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Wellbeing in the Workplace for Service Desk Employees

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Wellbeing in the Workplace for Service Desk Employees Wellbeing in the workplace is a hot topic at the moment, but do you really understand how to look after your own wellbeing when you work in a high-stress environment? Any role that is customer facing is stressful. The Service Desk Institute realise how difficult it can be […]

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Wellbeing in the Workplace: Whose Responsibility is it?

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Wellbeing in the Workplace: Whose Responsibility is it? Wellbeing in the workplace is a hot topic at the moment, but do we really understand what it is all about.  In a work environment, it is called Wellbeing.  On the news, they are talking about Mental Health.  So what does it mean and is there a […]

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The Success Mindset

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I ran a workshop for Shell last week called Personal Development in a Changing World and I felt inspired to write about the three main themes that seem to me to be very relevant to anyone in business, large or small, at the moment. The world around us is constantly changing.  In business, the demands […]

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Goal Setting

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New Year Resolutions, How to Attract Success How many of us, at this time of year, are focusing on setting goals?  Of course at this time of year we call them New Year Resolutions.  Here are some ideas about how to set goals in a way that will make them tangible and achievable. Firstly lets […]

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