Tips for avoiding burnout

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Tips for avoiding burnout

How to recognise the signs of burnout The summer holiday season is a good time to prepare ourselves for our return to work and routines. We come back from holiday relaxed and restored and can’t quite imagine that it could be otherwise. But often,without noticing, we slip back into the rat race and routines and … Read more

Tips for your well-being

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Tips for your well-being

Life is 10% about what happens to us and 90% about how we react Life can be a juggling act and balancing the demands of work and finances, family and friends, personal interests with staying fit and healthy – can be a real challenge and very stressful. When we consider that 90 per cent of life … Read more

The courage to be vulnerable

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The courage to be vulnerable

It can be hard, even with people we love and trust to let ourselves be seen, deeply seen, vulnerably seen. The Oxford English Dictionary definition of vulnerable is to be exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally. So how on earth can we benefit from being open to putting … Read more

UN International Day of Happiness 20th March is International Day of Happiness, established by the United Nations to raise awareness of just how fundamental well-being and happiness are to human life. Happy is a much used word. Every day I hear myself say several times: I’m not happy about this, I’m not happy about that. … Read more

Getting to know me

The benefits of becoming more self-aware The more we become aware of ourselves and get to know ourselves – our likes, dislikes, our responses to others and the world, our feelings and moods; the more we can work on the things we don’t like so much and the more we can change and take control … Read more

How to keep momentum beyond January..

…the month of new beginnings The beginning of the year, a time of fresh starts and great hope that we will live life more fully, doing all the things we really want to do. And then it doesn’t quite go to plan. We lose momentum and the pattern of unconscious day to day living resumes. … Read more

The end of another year

A precious time to ask ourselves important questions We often experience the end of the year as a very busy, full and stressful period with many demands on our time and energy. For many of us it is also a very emotionally charged time of year as we sense the spoken and unspoken family expectations … Read more


Sorrow and grief resist words There are no words to describe what it feels like when we lose a loved one. The sorrow and sadness that enter our body and soul are of unfathomable depth. To go into this depth is a tall task. Just recently someone I know well lost their teenage daughter. This … Read more

Little and often

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Little and often

A formula that will stand you in good stead I have quite a few plants in my house which friends often comment on when they visit ‘What lovely plants, you must have green fingers’. Where I always agree with friends on how lovely the plants are, I never confirm that I’m particularly good with plants. … Read more

Asking for support

The challenges and benefits of asking for support Over the years I’ve come to realise what a crucial life skill it is to be able to ask for support when you need it. My parents divorced when I was two and my sister three. My mother had to work and so my sister and I … Read more

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