28 09, 2018

Stress in healthcare – take back control of your health

By | September 28th, 2018|Uncategorised|

How do you take control over your own health in a complex healthcare system? Anyone who experiences health issues has to move in and out of the health system and it can have a huge impact on our career, family and overall wellbeing. In this podcast with friend and colleague Sarah Kavanagh, a Mental Health [...]

16 05, 2018

Burnout or nervous breakdown at work – what happens?

By | May 16th, 2018|Workplace Wellness| You may have heard of a colleague, friend or family member having to take time away from work due to burnout or suffering a nervous breakdown. But what does this actually mean and what happens to someone when stress becomes too much for them? Stress at work and in corporate environments is becoming [...]

24 07, 2017

Why Promoting Workplace Wellness and Reducing Stress Should be the Number One Focus in Every Business

By | July 24th, 2017|Uncategorised, Workplace Wellness|

Happy and healthy employees are productive, efficient and engaged. Happy and healthy employees will keep your customers happy and make you more money. It really is that simple. So how do you get your employees happy? Promote workplace wellness to reduce stress. Workplace wellness programs The modern-day workplace employee is suffering from unprecedented levels of [...]

14 07, 2017

5 Simple Things You can Do Daily To Take Charge of Your Own Workplace Wellness

By | July 14th, 2017|Workplace Wellness|

Slow down Are you always rushing to work? Hurrying between meetings and never seem to have a minute to spare? The simple act of rushing triggers the ‘stress response’ which sends adrenaline racing around your body and puts you on high alert which can make you feel agitated and make everything feel that bit much [...]

10 03, 2017

Dealing with Taboo Topics

By | March 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Taboo topics: why are they so hard to discuss? Donald Trump, Brexit, Vaccines, Muslims….and the list goes on. Recently I have observed or participated in conversations that are ‘red hot’ and extremely polarizing. These topics have the ability to make otherwise intelligent and civil people’s blood boil. In many instances vitriol, abuse and hate is [...]

19 07, 2016

Accepting Brexit: How do you accept things that don’t go your way?

By | July 19th, 2016|Counselling|

In the wake of the recent Brexit result, where the British people voted by a slim majority to exit the European Union, many colleagues and friends were disappointed, angry or bewildered by the result, so I thought it might be useful to talk about acceptance. How do you accept when things don't go your way? [...]