Take a minute to talk about suicide

*** THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES SUICIDE *** Hello I’d like to share with you a new campaign by charity CALM (the campaign against living miserably) 125 people die by suicide every week. It can be hard – sometimes impossible – to notice that somebody is having suicidal thoughts. Anybody can feel suicidal. But we can all…

The mental health journey for transgendered individuals

I’ve written about the importance of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and it’s link to our wellbeing. Over at IDONTMIND there is an excellent article about the mental health journey of trans people. The article explores the changes that occur internally when someone transitions. This article is available over at the IDONTMIND website. Here is a…

Blog: With Pride

Hello All I hope you are well. I’m now back at work following my holiday, although I am only back for a couple of weeks before I go back on leave. I’m finally taking the holidays that were delayed by the pandemic. My next destination is Palma Nova in Majorca. I’m expecting it to be…

Blog: In a moment like this

Hello All I hope you’re all well. I am at Europa Point, which is the most southerly point of Gibraltar. From here you can see Morocco, Ceuta and Tarifa. Some stunning views from here, as well as the Rock of Gibraltar. I just wanted to take a moment out to take in the view, feel…

Design Your Day

We offer tips to manage your wellbeing in our training offer to you. There will be things that will work for you and many will not. Wellbeing is not a prescription. It’s important to self care and make time to do your own research when it comes to your wellbeing. This article from huel.com offers…

How to build a Mental Health gym

We talk a lot about exercise but the following article focuses on giving our brain a workout and doing the things that allow us to feel good every day:

Blog: Signing Off

Hello Everyone It’s been a while since I posted a blog. Life got very busy outside of work of late, and I’ve also been unwell for the last few days.  Before I knew it, time has really gotten away from me. Time flies as they say. I am taking an extended break from work –…

Wellbeing Calendar: June 2022

The Action for Happiness charity has released their wellbeing calendar for June 2022 The theme for June 2022 is “Joyful June” One action to try each day of the month to boost your happiness. What will you try this month? The calendar is below (as an image file or PDF) or you can find out…

Why the Ego Is an Obstacle to Mindful Leadership

A very good article from mindful.org on taming your ego at work. There’s much focus on individual performance and success in the workplace. The article answers the question of is it possible to be less self-oriented and still get ahead?!