Why do we wake up so tired? This reason might surprise you (and a top tip to try)

According to various commentaries, including from the World Health Organisation, insomnia is a global problem*. People acknowledge that the pace of life affects our quality of sleep, technology makes us easily interruptible at all hours of the day, and quite honestly there seems to be more to worry about every single day. No wonder soContinue reading “Why do we wake up so tired? This reason might surprise you (and a top tip to try)”

Monday Mojo – Let It Fall

Well it’s all been a bit intense here in the UK. If you’ve been watching the news (and I totally understand if you haven’t) I think it’s safe to say the word that best summarises the events of last week is “drama”. Beth Rigby, a journalist for Sky News, said she’d never known a weekContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Let It Fall”

Monday Mojo – Believe In You

Have you ever heard the phrase “fake it until you make it”? It famously became popular from a TED talk by Amy Cuddy, where she describes how our body language doesn’t just influence how other people receive us, but how we feel about ourselves.   Cuddy identified that things like adopting a power pose (think Wonder Woman)Continue reading “Monday Mojo – Believe In You”

Monday Mojo – Speak It Out

Have you ever walked in to a room and just known that tension is there? You can’t see the conflict, but you can feel it. I talked about this in my interview with Paula Vail, and why I make the case for having “No Whinge Zones” in the house (essentially choose to have arguments outdoors,Continue reading “Monday Mojo – Speak It Out”

Monday Mojo – Breathe and Flow

What do we do when things get difficult?