How about an education in you?
Our capacity for learning is huge. We’re taught maths, sciences, languages. Some of us pick up an instrument or a visual art, or a sport. We’re taught to find our talents and hone our skills into a specialism, whether that’s through an apprenticeship or a college or university degree. And when we think about our […]
Why personal development is professional development
As an employer or HR manager, you expect your staff to be experts in their field, and to keep up with current thinking and best practice to support your business. You likely sign off with ease on short CPD courses, conferences and webinar trainings in areas that are business-critical. Particularly regarding compliance, marketing and sales. […]
Personal development; what’s all the fuss about?
You’ve probably seen the same question on job applications a hundred times over; that part where they ask you to list your professional development achievements. Whether it’s a short course, a mental health first aid training or a full-on professional accreditation, employers love to see that you have invested in your professional skills and development. […]
The science of gratitude (and effect on the brain)
When you think of gratitude and the science behind it, what springs to mind? Perhaps you think of people, teachers or experiences you’re grateful for. Maybe you think of the life lessons your parents taught you – to be thankful for the things you have, when so many go without. Few people spend too much […]
Fulfilment is a way of being, not a destination
“The journey itself is home” Matsuo Basho Do you have a goal you’re working towards? Or a daydream? Or a vision of a preferred future? And is your motivation in this vision one of fulfilment? Of ‘if only I can achieve that promotion, or that earning goal, or that house by the ocean, then I’ll […]
Discover How to Start Guided Meditation
Meditating has even more benefits than you might expect! Today’s modern stresses and strains mean mind, body and soul need more care and attention than ever before. Guided meditation can answer all these needs and even more besides! As the stress mounts, your breathing becomes strained, and the anxiety builds. You know it’s time to put yourself into the […]
The key to happiness – it’s all about you
Don’t we all want to feel better? Happy even? According to Google, some 15,000 of us type “how to be happy” into the search bar every month! Living life can be a challenge. Day in, day out, so much is expected of us in work, in relationships, with friends and family. We can feel that our […]
What’s stopping you from setting goals?
When it comes to making decisions in your life, how do you go about it? Are you the sort of person who has a precise action plan? Perhaps you’re the sort of smart reader who researches a ton of articles and then makes a decision. On the other hand maybe you haven’t got time for […]
How to switch off negative thinking and improve your health
You’re an amazing and unique individual. We’re not guessing, we know this is true. Why? Because there’s no one like you walking this planet. You’re the unique product of your environment, your upbringing, your culture, your language and your experience. That’s why. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy to remember, much less celebrate this fact. […]
Five ways COVID-19 changed how you think
Think back to where you were all those months ago. Perhaps you told yourself lockdown would just be for a few weeks, two months tops. You’d get back to business and everything would be OK. You might have felt a sense of rising panic as the shops closed. But the question is, what else was […]