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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 →

Happiest place in the UK: An Islander’s Perspective

Happiest place in the UK: An Islander’s Perspective

The Outer Hebrides has once again been chosen as the happiest place in the UK to live. These breathtakingly beautiful islands hold a dear place in my heart; as it is where I was born, bred and had some of the best times of my life. You may be thinking, where is this place? Why would people be happy here, what does it have to offer? Believe it or not, shops, entertainment and city centres are not always necessary to make people happy! (and before — Read more →

ONS Wellbeing Survey 2016

ONS Wellbeing Survey 2016

Britain’s wellbeing continues to improve as the ONS’ (Office for National Statistics) new mass survey shows that overall levels of life satisfaction and happiness are on the rise. Started back in 2011, the annual ONS Personal Wellbeing in the UK Survey asked more than 150,000 people about how they rated themselves out of 10 in terms of: life satisfaction, how worthwhile they felt their life was, happiness and anxiety – with the aim of discovering where more needed to be done to improve wellbeing. The — Read more →

Handling conflict in the workplace

Handling conflict in the workplace

Aggression. We have all either received it or dished it out at some stage in our lives. I know myself that I am constantly having to bite my tongue because all I want to do is start an argument with someone! As horrible as that makes me sound, I actually do like people, it is just that sometimes when things get the better of me, I automatically turn to aggression as a coping mechanism. However, according to an article in the Guardian I read recently, — Read more →

Why Talking About Your Goals Does Not Work

Why Talking About Your Goals Does Not Work

It has become almost a conventional wisdom that talking about your goals brings you closer to success. Well, I have some bad news for you: hard evidence suggests just the opposite. Engaging in too much planning is something that is often used to make up for a lack of action. We gain the illusion that we are getting nearer and nearer, but the problem with goals is that they are fluffy notions that easily evaporate when left on their own, floating around the ocean of — Read more →

Juice your way to feel healthier!

Juice your way to feel healthier!

At FeedMyHappy we like all things Healthy, which is why we wanted to share with you some great recipes we found for you that are created with you in mind to help you become healthier and happier! Whether you want to kickstart your metabolism and lose weight, reduce those pesky stress levels or take another step in cancer prevention, we have located some juicy recipes for you to get your mouths in to! Peach Medley Apples – 2 large Carrots – 10 medium Lemon (outer — Read more →

Making those 80,000 working hours count

Making those 80,000 working hours count

It’s probably not a stat you want to think over along with your morning coffee, but you might spend over 80,000 hours of your life working.  80,000.  That’s 50 years, of 48 weeks each, 5 days a week, 9 to 5 each day.  No matter where you are in your own life and career journey, it’s almost guaranteed that you have already come a long way – but also have a long way to go. For employers, it’s vitally important to recognise that you are — Read more →

Being brave at work

Being brave at work

Everyone shows courage in some way. Whether you are a child on your first day of school or an adult who is faced with some big decisions at work. Courage is one thing that everyone needs in life, but did you know that by being courageous you can also be a better employee? However, as a leader or manager you should also be able to tolerate those so called “silly” questions or avoid giving a member of your team trouble for daring to make a — Read more →