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Christmas Mojo-Ho-Ho – Ease the Pressure

How are you doing? It’s all a bit frantic out there isn’t it? People doing last-minute shopping. Not being able to look at one more mince pie.Asking yourself if it’s too early to take the decorations down yet. Even if you’re not gripped by the festive season, you might still be feeling The Pressure. And by …

New Year, New You? No need! Forget resolutions, and try this

It’s around this time of year that the “New Year, New You” push starts, and all the malarkey that it’s time for a “better” you is in every corner of your news feed. Honestly, it’s exhausting. People have enough to be dealing with in this day and age, without the impression that they’re not already …

Monday Mojo – Let It Out

Have you been holding things in lately? Sometimes we stay quiet because it feels like the right thing to do.It might also be better, now and then, not to rock the boat.And occasionally, because life is just easier that way, you might decide to keep shtum. I totally get it. There’s even some science behind …

Monday Mojo – Risk Forward

How do you cope with not knowing?  In a digital age where we can have answers at our finger tips, there’s something unsettling about situations where we just. don’t. know.  21st century living has been described as VUCA:• Volatile• Uncertain• Complex• Ambiguous.  One of the reasons, Margriet Sitskoorn explains, may be that on a daily basis, we …

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

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 in a situation that develops into, or exacerbates, anxiety you’ll understand the difficulty created by uncertainty. Our …

Monday Mojo – Drop the Rock

Have you been beating yourself up lately? It’s easy to fall into the trap of perfectionism:• Questioning your decision-making• Saying yes when you mean no• Setting your sights on getting it right, all the time And when we feel we’ve fallen short, lost our way, or slipped up somewhere along the line, we throw rocks …

Monday Mojo – Return to Simplicity

How complicated does your life feel today? If you can sit back where you are in a joyful glow that life is a piece of cake right now, then genuinely that’s wonderful. Please celebrate the win with at least one cup of tea and a rich tea biscuit. (Gretchen Rubin explains why it’s scientifically important …

Monday Mojo – Find Your Word

What word sums up how you’re feeling today? It might be:Tired.Frustrated. Motivated. Or all / none of the above. The thing about feelings is they can change in an instant.  For example, you arrive at work full of the joys of spring, only to find a snotty email from someone that sets the tone for …

Monday Mojo – Do One Thing

How much have you got on your to-do list today? If like many of us, your list is growing ever longer, you’ll know what it’s like to reach 5pm (if that’s even close to when you finish) most days and wonder how much you’ve achieved. According to Dr Megan Reitz, the ‘average’ employee is interrupted at …