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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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Stuck at Home? Anxious? Depressed? – Mental Health Awareness Week

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Mental Health Awareness Week, Day 7 Learn how to break free from worry and negative beliefs and reduce stress Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at how, being stuck at home might be causing anxiety and depression. How getting rid of negative beliefs can reduce stress […]

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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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Boost Immunity during Mental Health Awareness Week

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Mental Health Awareness Week Day 5 Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at food how it can benefit your mental health and wellbeing. In this blog I want to focus on plants and how it they can boost immunity by making adding them to your food […]

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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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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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Tactical Breathing for Stress Reduction

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Do you Find Speaking in Public Stressful? Do you need to step up and speak in front of audiences to promote your business and showcase your expertise?  Or perhaps you are seeking promotion of have been recently promoted and now need to talk confidently in front of an audience.  Do you feel confident or do […]

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New Beginnings – Diva on a Harley Roars into Town

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I felt really strange the point at which big ben struck midnight and the fireworks started.  Especially poignant as they were in front of the office that has been such a huge part of my career for the last 16 years.  It was at that precise moment I embarked on a new direction.  I want […]

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Building Greater Resilience

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Last time I talked about resilience in the moment and how to calm down.  This time I want to cover more on building resilience for the longer term. If there is one thing that I could honestly say has made a major difference in my life, more than anything else, when it comes to managing […]

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Should a woman be more like a man?

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For those of you working in areas that are still very male dominated, engineering, science and Information Technology for example to name just a few areas, is this ever a question you ever ask yourself? I recently attended a workshop run by “Women in Technology” and listened to a diverse group of women, both in […]

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