Email Etiquette: Three Ways to Be With Your Email

Email Etiquette: Three Ways to Be With Your Email

Email Etiquette – Three ways to be with your email   I can remember way back being the first person in my workplace to get signed up to email and it felt fabulously modern and up-to-date. Now of course, email is part of most peoples’ lives and we would be lost without it. It doesn’t […]

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Mindful Christmas Shopping

Mindful Christmas Shopping How to make your last minute christmas shopping stress-free                       With just a few days to go until Christmas the pace is hotting up to get in any last minute gifts, final touches to the decorations and all that delicious food. The shops […]

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Everyday stress

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self-compassion

Give yourself a break – an exercise in self-compassion

Your boss gave you some strong feedback—you go over and over his comments in your mind worrying and re-analysing every word. Does this mean you’re going to loose out on the promotion you’ve been working for? You go to a family party and a relative you haven’t seen for a while tells you that you’ve […]

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Four things we need to know about stress

In the last decade stress at work has become a major concern. Currently, one in three people working in the EU experience stress in their workplace and around 50% of all lost working days are due to stress. Clearly we need to understand more about stress in order to turn this around. How our stress […]

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How to interrupt your busyness

The working day can be a non-stop stream of things to do from the moment we get out of bed in the morning until we fall back into it at night. Demands come at us from all sides and we can find ourselves juggling many things at the same time, trying to keep up with […]

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Meeting madness—six ways to stay sane

We all know that meetings can be a challenge in so many different ways from trying to get a project idea approved, to simply surviving the boredom but they can also be an opportunity to apply some techniques of mindfulness and kindness. Here are six actions you can take during a meeting to ensure that […]

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Arriving

Arriving at Work

What’s it like for you as you arrive at work to start your day? Are you gritting your teeth to face a problem that’s waiting for you, or are you walking in with an open mind ready to take on whatever the day brings? Whichever it is the chances are that your mood will impact […]

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Comute

Your Commute

As an alternative to spacing out on your journey to work try using the time to become present to what is going on with you. It will help you develop a less-stressful approach to your working day. Whether we go to work by public transport, our own car or bicycle, or if we are lucky […]

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Feeling Stressed?

My twenty-year old niece is stressed at the moment because she has a lot of revision to do for end of year exams at university. My neighbour has been stressed for some time because she has a mysterious leak in her shower, which the plumber has not been able to fix. A friend of mine […]

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