Posture

When we are young we often get reminded by parents and teachers to ‘sit up straight’. While it can be irritating to hear, this is a very important message. The benefits of good posture are immense and the costs of bad posture are high. Having…

Goals

Goal-setting is a key foundation for your growth and success. A goal is an: ‘idea of the future or desired result that a person or group envisions, plans and commits to achieve’ within a timeframe.  They say only 3 percent of Americans have goals written…

Making space

Summer is a great time for enjoyment of life, people and nature. If you want to enjoy more of what you want in life, you need space to do so. Making space involves letting go of things that are not benefiting you, ‘stuff’ that takes…

Why wellbeing at work?

With so many pressures on organisational leadership – sales, strategy, growth, staffing, training, product development, targets, deadlines, compliance and GDPR to name a few, some can be slow to prioritise wellbeing at work. However, the research is now showing very clearly that wellbeing at work…

Laughter is the best medicine!

April 1st, April Fools’ day is a timely reminder for all of us of the importance of laughter in our lives. Laughter has so many benefits. It is an instant holiday from your life. It reduces the levels of stress hormones cortisol, epinephrine (adrenaline) and…

The quest for balance

We hear a lot about balance these days… finding your balance, work-life balance, being in or out of balance and being off-balance.  But what does it mean? Balance is defined as a situation or state in which different elements are equal or in the correct…

Loneliness

In modern life, there are more ways than ever to connect. We connect through the more traditional channels or through social media and virtual networking. We meet others through social and sports clubs, at school, work, Church, dating aps, meet-up groups, chat rooms and through a…