Whether you are an early starter or a late finisher is a difference that can lead to misunderstandings and conflict between people who live or work together – and not just over Christmas shopping…..Continue reading
Ever sat in a meeting and felt frustrated, bored or irritable? Wouldn’t it be better if instead you felt relaxed, curious and energised? You can’t control what others say and do in meetings, but you can control your own responses, affect how you feel and influence other people.Continue reading
There is plenty of advice in books, articles and apps on how to switch off to regain focus. We know what we should do – reduce screen time, accept we can’t multi-task, practice mindfulness – but something prevents us. I think there are two factors in play…..Continue reading
The clocks in the UK went back at the weekend and if you are like me, you were grateful for the extra hour in bed to make up for being up late the night before – if you are like my mother, you got up at your usual time and used the extra hour to get more done.
Whichever, it got me thinking about sleep and rest – how much we need it and how how it’s becoming difficult to get enough of it in our busy, always on lives.Continue reading
Well, not usually, but on this occasion her emotions hijacked her behaviour, as they often do in competitive sport……how they could have handled the situation differently and what we can learn from it about how to manage conflict and disagreement.Continue reading
September has that “back to school” feel about it, even when you don’t have school-age children. It feels like a new beginning, particularly if you have just returned from holiday…..September is a good time to make changes in how you live your life. Before the holiday feeling slips away, and you fall into your normal routine, resolve to make …Continue reading