Friend or Foe?

Friend or Foe?

A craving for pancakes led me to encounter the fright of my life on Friday night and it wasn’t even officially Halloween! I was heading to a local supermarket to buy some pancakes (i couldn’t resist!). When I was walking, I saw this person in what I hoped was fancy dress, as some sort of Grimm reaper or Ghost figure. I freaked out but the worrying thing was the way they walked, it made it look so real! I ran in the opposite direction to — Read more →

The problems of putting work first

The problems of putting work first

I recently read a heart-breaking article about a woman who feels a wide array of emotions as a working parent. She comments on how she feels like there are times she is a bad mother and does her career a disservice. I have no children, but I can totally empathise as I can understand it would be incredibly difficult to have to juggle between looking after your family and working. The problem seems to be that the UK is not as proactive towards creating a — Read more →

The keys to better life at work

The keys to better life at work

Life at work may not always be rosy when you are stressed and feeling rundown, or have had a run-in with your boss or colleague, but you can escape not feeling right by boosting your well-being in certain areas of your life. Deepak Chopra is renowned in the health and wellbeing industry for his knowledge and work with more than 30 years of experience helping people to become more fulfilled in their lives; and he suggests that there are 6 pillars that we need to — Read more →

Coming together through Meditation

Coming together through Meditation

I have learnt a lot in the past year while working in the health and well-being Industry. One of the things that I have not only learnt about, but that I have come to delight in is meditation. It is an intriguing, beneficial and generally wonderful practice that can not only re-light the fire in our souls, but that can bring us out of difficult places. My initial thoughts were maybe similar to yours, how can this work? Why would this help anyone? Why do people — Read more →

Earthing: What is all the fuss about?

Earthing: What is all the fuss about?

A new phenomenon has come about in the form of Earthing (Grounding) which is where the natural human body comes into direct contact with nature’s natural resources. This can be done in ways like walking barefoot in the grass, sand or mud or even by lying in it (Please be wary of ticks!). It may seem like an abnormal concept, but it is one that is widely considered to be of great benefit to people today. Earthing suggests that the body requires to be connected — Read more →

Inside the Meditational Experience

Inside the Meditational Experience

Last night I decided to try meditate for the first time. It is something I have been considering for quite a while now but have just never quite got around to. I decided to start by doing some research into how to start and then once I felt I had an initial grasp, I got started. In all honestly, I cannot even begin to explain the experience in depth, but I can tell you the peace I received from it was incredible. It felt like — Read more →

Shouldn’t Employers and Employees be in Unity against Stress?

Shouldn’t Employers and Employees be in Unity against Stress?

It is never an easy task to be a boss in a work place as It carries a lot of responsibility, but your priority should be your employees, should it not? On the other hand, being a good employee encompasses hard work, dedication and having the confidence to speak up. No manager is perfect and certainly most of them aren’t mind readers! So the key to being able to work with your employer, is to communicate with them and offer them understanding as to why — Read more →