Monday Mojo – Complete the Cycle

How much pressure are you feeling right now?  In a world that’s topsy turvy, you might be feeling the squeeze from all sides. Deadlines at work.Demands at home.It can all add up.  We know that when we’re feeling the strain, we can go into ‘fight or flight’, the body’s natural response to feeling unsafe. Our abilityContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Complete the Cycle”

Managing Uncertainty – How to create a “Not-Knowing” Plan

This article was written before the coronavirus outbreak. An article specific to COVID and anxiety is here. How do you cope with not-knowing? In a world where information is available at our finger tips, there will still be times when an internet search engine can’t give you the answers you need. If you’ve found yourself inContinue reading “Managing Uncertainty – How to create a “Not-Knowing” Plan”

Mindful Leadership – Enhancing Creativity, Managing Change at Work and Connecting Employees using Mindfulness

How engaged do you feel during workplace meetings? If you feel connected, take part and are completely focused when your colleagues are speaking, then you’ll be giving 100% around the table. But if you are doing that, recent research suggests that’s quite rare. According to one study, three quarters of attendees in meetings are distractedContinue reading “Mindful Leadership – Enhancing Creativity, Managing Change at Work and Connecting Employees using Mindfulness”

Compassionate Goal Setting and Mindful Intentions: An alternative to SMART objectives for managing anxiety with DREAMS

A certain amount of anxiety is normal; it’s natural to feel anxious in situations that are “one-off worries” or short-term events. Going for a job interview or out on a first date can be a heady mix of excitement, with a healthy desire to make a good impression. Anxiety can keep us on our toes,Continue reading “Compassionate Goal Setting and Mindful Intentions: An alternative to SMART objectives for managing anxiety with DREAMS”

Monday Mojo – Catch Your Breath

When was the last time you stopped? I don’t mean at a traffic light, or to go to bed. I mean genuinely just downed tools and took a moment to take it all in.  When we lead busy lives the emphasis is always on doing not being. It’s one of the reasons I describe inContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Catch Your Breath”