Wellbeing in Dubai

Looking after our own personal wellbeing is vitally important. We are unable to care for others without looking us as an individual. Some activities can be very expensive but self care does not have to cost much at all. I recently read a great article by TimeOut that was particularly helpful for me as someone…

Sometimes Quitting Is Actually a Sign of Mental Strength

The idea that you must succeed at all costs can be harmful. Sometimes, it takes more courage to walk away than it does to power through. The following article from Very Well Mind shows some examples as to when this is the case: https://www.verywellmind.com/5-times-when-quitting-is-actually-a-sign-of-mental-strength-5194921?utm_source=Newsletter%20Subscribers&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mindful%20Monday%20%2F%20212%20%28W5Tz6C%29&triplesource=klaviyo&_kx=gPK0Lgfi8ip5qzFngUUwairf8tVuhWymvqzlPF5mFskbFyo46ycM1G2cYb62rTLg.KhZBMb

Are Men in a Friendship Crisis?

“When it comes to banter, men are in their element. But that is no foundation for lasting friendship”. A very interesting article from The Guardian covering an intriguing topic of male friendship: https://amp.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2022/jul/09/when-it-comes-to-banter-men-are-in-their-element-but-that-is-no-foundation-for-lasting-friendship?utm_source=Newsletter%20Subscribers&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mindful%20Monday%20%2F%20212%20%28W5Tz6C%29&triplesource=klaviyo&_kx=gPK0Lgfi8ip5qzFngUUwairf8tVuhWymvqzlPF5mFskbFyo46ycM1G2cYb62rTLg.KhZBMb

Quotes to be your best self

Love it, or hate it – there is a probably an inspirational quote for many situations in life. An interesting article over at Mind Journals has 24 quotes to help you become the best version of yourself. Check it out for some inspiration. Here is a short extract from the article “As anyone who has…


I often talk about the importance of setting goals in the right way. Goals can help motivate us and help with positive future thinking. However, many of us fail when setting goals, as we only think about the headline outcome, we often forget to explore the steps we need to take to achieve the desired…

Ways To Boost Your Body Image

“Health and fitness are, obviously, pretty important, but cultural imperatives such as achieving a “summer” body that you can flaunt on the beach can have little to do with either. (And I say that as someone who’s written a few articles thereon, however well-intentioned.) Indeed, exercise and eating well may seem inherently good, but can,…

Getting Things Finished Is Better Than Getting Things Perfect

“You’ll feel better when you’re done—over endlessly agonising over a task”. Apparently, it turns out that getting things finished is way better than getting things perfect (even if it feels awkward!), this article from Fast Company tells us why: https://www.fastcompany.com/90769820/why-getting-things-finished-is-better-than-getting-things-perfect?utm_source=Newsletter%20Subscribers&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mindful%20Monday%20%2F%20214%20%28XPYRnq%29&triplesource=klaviyo&_kx=gRm7jEdVFpdiOyx6j0XvLJMfug4-Nmsbvf98aiCv_J6M1AMByXiJuejBzEmNAyrU.KhZBMb

Taking time out is important

We spend a large part of our time in work. Since the pandemic began there has been a greater shift to remote working and giving us access to work accounts from home. This has been great for adding in flexibility around where we work, but it shouldn’t mean we have to start working longer hours….