Workplace Wellness

Has anyone else noticed another theme begin to emerge in our workplace? The ‘cow head’ in the middle of the many people’s workplaces is that people are running on empty – and they don’t feel cared for or are not caring for themselves. What a huge toll its taking on our well-being, creativity, personal lives and the world at large. I see it all too often, the end result of people pushing themselves for too long and hard. Inevitably ill health and an unrewarding life full of cracks starts to appear. But the real questions is; what’s it going to
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It’s just a thought

What if I just accepted things as they are, without placing them into a category of positive or negative? Would my world operate differently? I’m one of those people who is super hard on themselves, always looking and striving for better and to be the best. I often process life and experiences into categories of good, bad, positive or negative as a way of understanding, always striving and pushing for better outcomes and learning. But could this be holding me back? Now, I’m not saying that labelling is necessarily a bad thing. It can be a useful means of understanding
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Is it your business?

Byron Katie, a fantastic author and one I have often explored, talks of 3 kind of business in the universe: mine, yours, and God’s. Lets firstly understand ‘God’s business’ – it being anything that’s out of my control, your control, and everyone else’s control. When we think, “You need to get a job, I want you to be happy, you should be on time, you need to take better care of yourself,” I am in your business. Whereas, when I’m worried about earthquakes, floods, war, or when I will die, I am in God’s business. The truth is this can
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Seeing the light in times of hardship

Recently I went through a period of darkness. In my mind I am well aware I have a great life but sometimes life gets a little much, and moments of darkness can move in. For me it’s usually when I lose control and my ‘over achieving’ nature slips in the door ahead of my wellbeing, resulting in poor physical and mental health. This has always been a lifelong battle, becoming a slave to the over active mind that thinks it can be everything for everyone, always! The thing is, there is always light through the darkness and in moments of
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Self-care for Mums

I see motherhood as a journey that opens up your heart and fills your life with unforgettable moments. But in our society, motherhood is more stressful than I could have ever imagined. It is relentless, exhausting, and it consumes you. I see it all the time, women putting the needs of their family before their own, you get lost in the daily routine of mundane tasks, endless chores, no fun and before long you become a burnt out mum that resembles a shadow of what you once where. Reconnect with your self today, with these really simple but effective self-care tips
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