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Self-Care

Having spent the first two weeks of January fighting off the flu I was reminded of the importance of how helpful my self-care tool-kit is as well as the change in how I approach feeling ill. I used to be that person who would worry about others when they were ill,...

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New Facebook Group – Wellbeing Workout at Work

I have set up a closed Facebook group (Wellbeing Workout at Work) as a supportive community who help each other with any wellbeing issues they are having at work. We all lead busy lives and can sometimes take our eye off the ball in looking after ourselves; when we...

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Setting Intentions for 2018

It's that time of year when we reflect on the previous year, what we have achieved and what we said we would do but often (for not the first time) we didn't quite do what we planned. We go about setting, often the same, resolutions for the following year.   I...

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An effective working environment for focussing and wellbeing

What does your work environment look like? Does it support you when you need to really focus on what you are doing? I have worked in a number of different environments from noisy open plan offices, to smaller, quieter open plan offices to having my own office. I am...

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Choosing what to focus on at work

Choosing what to focus on can sometimes be difficult. Loving what you do always helps as you are more likely to focus on that but even within that there are tasks you may ‘have’ to do that you don’t enjoy as much – after all who enjoys doing their tax return?! Can you...

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Setting Boundaries at Work at Christmas

Christmas is a time when our work-life boundaries can be really tested. With more after work events, needing to hit deadlines before Companies break up for Christmas or reduce their hours over this time, on top of which there may be extra visitors at home which, if...

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Keeping our focus at work

There are so many distractions now, both when you work in an office or from home. Other people can interrupt in person or on the phone, there is the lure of social media, emails and other distractions such as family when you work from home (or even the occasional...

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Celebrating Success

Like many people I had some milestones I wanted to achieve this year and set myself some goals to do this at the beginning of the year. Unlike previous years, I have been more proactive in checking in with my goals, tweaking them, or in one case, removing them when...

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