Burnout doesn’t just happen to us. It builds gradually – we ignore the early signs, keep pushing through until our body and mind can’t handle it anymore. Burnout is the consequence of continued exposure to stress which result in physical and mental exhaustion. Now, stress isn’t always bad for us. We need some stress andContinue reading “The 7 Stages of Burnout”
American essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson was quoted as saying “It’s the not the destination, It’s the journey” and over the years this has a been a useful reminder that the pathway to our goals is where we should be focussing our energy, celebrating and appreciating each step along the way. Recently I’ve been thinking aboutContinue reading “It’s Not the Journey or the Destination… It’s the People…“
Wearing a mask become the new normal for us over the last few years, but when we refer to wearing a mask, we’re not always referring to the physical mask worn as a protection from Potential physical illness, but the metaphorical mask worn when someone is experiencing emotional distress.
Focus… What is it? Something that is easy to do? Something that just happens? Something that we can lose as easily as we can gain? We are often told to focus more on things but it’s not as easy as just focussing on that one thing when we have so much going on in ourContinue reading “Building Focus”
There is no doubting that people have become more aware of mental health over the past few years and whilst raising awareness will always be necessary, lifesaving and hugely important, we also need to start taking action to protect our mental health and implementing preventative measures. Performance Coach and positive psychologist Tabby Kerwin looks atContinue reading “Emotional Fitness”
Now winter has come and gone and spring has sprung, it’s time to embrace the summer months and that means safely catching those rays to give our mood a boost and increase our levels of Vitamin D. For many, the winter months lead to a drop in mood, and for some this can lead toContinue reading “Catch those rays!”
We’re not talking citrus fruits and supplements… our ‘C’ of this Vitamin ‘C’ is for Creativity. Releasing your inner creative is a great way to improve wellbeing, reduce stress and anxiety, bring a sense of calm, develop positive emotions and even improve the functioning of your immune system. We are all creative and creativity isContinue reading “Boost your Vitamin C”
Crying is so important, yet we are so scared to cry in public or allow others to cry, opting to say “don’t cry” instead. Read on to find out why crying is good for you.
FEAR can be crippling. It can stop us achieving our full potential, it can stop us still in our tracks. FEAR has the ability to determine whether we fail or succeed. It holds the keys to our destiny and seems to control us in a way that is unbeatable.
But is FEAR actually real, or just a belief in our own minds?
It’s difficult to talk about, we don’t like to talk about it, but it’s so important to talk about.
What is it? The answer is suicide.
Why is it important to talk about? Because it is, in many cases, a preventable death.
10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day and in 2021 the theme is ‘Creating Hope Through Action’