Midweek: Blog and Round Up 31 March 2021

I just want to take this opportunity to wish a Happy Easter to those who will be celebrating over the weekend.  To anyone who is not celebrating, I hope you all have a restful and relaxing long weekend, however you are spending the time. I am off work tomorrow (1 April) s. I’m taking some…

Midweek: Blog and Round Up – 17/03/2021

Hello Everyone Happy Wednesday – I hope you are having a good week.  We are at the half way point, the weekend is getting closer.  Although I really do love my weekends, I also try to live in the week too. It can be a little harder with all the complexities of life, work, commitments…

Better Days Blog: Clocking Off

 I hope you are well – it is Friday. I have said a couple of times already, but I’ve been a little quieter than normal the last two weeks.  I started a new job and have also been under taking the Mental Health first aider course, which I am happy to say I completed this…

Don’t Waste Your Rock Bottom

On August 1st, 1976, Formula One racing legend Niki Lauda crashed at the Nürburgring. In an instant, his car burst into flames, his helm flew off, and he was trapped in the wreckage. Other drivers were able to pull him from the car, but because of the burns he suffered and toxic fumes he inhaled,…

Being Too Busy Is Bad For Your Health – Ways To Relieve The Pressure

Dr Devon Price, the author of Laziness Does Not Exist, has always gone above and beyond. Relentlessly productive, the social psychologist was the sort of person who got a small thrill when frantically checking things off their to-do list. “I am someone who was playing by the rules of society, which say that your worth is determined by…

Motivation: so what is it?

Motivation – it is something we need in life to progress. It can cover all areas of life from exercise, to our social life and even our careers. Motivation – a definition Motivation is a reason for actions, willingness, and goals. Motivation is derived from the word motive, or a need that requires satisfaction. These…

Why You Need A ‘Power Hour’ Each Day – And How To Do It

You’re not alone if you feel that every day seems the same right now – but there are things you can do to start your mornings off right. Enter: the ‘Power Hour’. Adrienne Herbert came up with the idea back in January 2017, when she was in a desperate need of a fresh start. In…

‘Be kind to yourself’: experts’ tips on coping with lockdown stress

For many the latest lockdown has been harder to deal with than the previous ones and psychologists are reporting a rise in people experiencing the symptoms of sustained stress similar to burnout at work, including problems with sleep and concentration. However, there are ways to help deal with current uncertainty, and below are a selection of expert…

Ted Talk: Try something new for 30 days

Is there something you’ve always meant to do, wanted to do, but just … haven’t? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals Check out this link: Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days | TED Talk

Midweek Blog & Round Up: 27 January 2021

Happy Wednesday I hope you are all well. It has been a busy few days for me, both in and out of work. I’ve been busy working on a new access process with a new team member, I think we are making a great new approach that’s really going to save many people (including myself)…