The Exhaustion Epidemic

The Exhaustion Epidemic

Dr Nick Read, author of Sick and Tired, and a consultant physician and psychotherapist helps people cope with exhaustion. He states: ‘People feel they are failing and they fear that others might see that they might be failing. We are terrified that if we...
Do you know your values?

Do you know your values?

Successful companies place their values at the core of everything they do. Take IKEA’s Vision “To create a better every day for the many people”. Implicit in this brief statement is IKEAS’s commitment to creativity, improvement, and affordability. So, do YOU...
Change and transition

Change and transition

Just like January, September is often associated with change and new beginnings, especially for those effected by the academic year. Both my daughters have gone back to University, and I have a student lodger moving in. The weather has become autumnal and I am...
Less is More

Less is More

In my early days as a facilitator, I was obsessive in my preparation – turning up to team development sessions with an array of handouts, power point presentations and flip charts. Now I arrive with a few notes on one side of A4.   Why is this? I’ve learnt over...
Taking Time to Pause

Taking Time to Pause

What is pausing? Pausing is taking time to reflect, noticing what we are doing and/or feeling and allowing ourselves to be fully present. How can we pause? A month ago, in June along with my sister, and brother-in law we ran our first Mindfulness and Pilates holiday...