By practicing self-awareness, you can listen with greater care…not only to words, but also to the emotion and meaning that's being expressed.
Now that we are well into 2020, our New Year resolutions might have to be turned into smarter objectives. And I can just feel you sighing and saying to yourself, oh no, I had purposefully forgotten those until next year. Well, don’t beat yourself up, we all slip up, and it’s just about learning [...]
So, do you have Christmas blues or do you enjoy the Xmas season, or do you slip into overwhelm? Or maybe all three?
How can we reduce inflammation? When inflammation occurs, chemicals from the body's white blood cells are released into the blood or affected tissues to protect your body from foreign substances. Some of the chemicals cause a leak of fluid into the tissues, resulting in swelling. This natural and protective response creates inflammation and swelling that can push on [...]
I decided to start doing Teatime with Joan after doing a video challenge. This was indeed a challenge for me personally, to put myself in front of a camera, that I knew would be seen by all and sundry. It was a daunting prospect, and still is, however it is getting easier and easier [...]
We all want to have a good nights sleep, be in a good mood, to have as little general anxiety as possible, and to lead a happy and joyous life. That is no doubt more easily said than done. This article shares information about eating tryptophan foods to help you sleep [...]
Over the last few years, the subject of mental health and wellbeing at work is no longer considered 'taboo'. Everyday demands on employees are ever increasing - so how can employers reduce stress in the workplace? What is stress? Briefly, stress is a physical response. When stressed, the body thinks it is under attack [...]
Stress affects us all, and it is everywhere. Today, I would specifically like to look at symptoms of stress in the workplace and the effect it not only has on us, but also on colleagues. So What Is Stress? Stress is the body's reaction to dangerous situations, whether they are real [...]
It’s a busy world, and we are constantly multitasking. In the rush to do everything, we might find ourselves losing our connection with the present moment—missing out on what we are doing and how we are feeling. How did you feel when you woke up this morning? What details did you notice on the [...]