Positive relationships with our friends, family and colleagues are an integral element of wellbeing. As social beings we need to connect, feel affection, friendship and love but if relationships really are so essential to wellbeing how can we nurture them? [Read more…]
When we use our highest strengths to meet a challenge we are in a state of flow, Martin Seligman describes the feeling of flow as, “being one with the music, time stopping, and the loss of self- consciousness during an absorbing activity”. Full engagement in an activity supports us to develop, learn, create and flourish. [Read more…]
How do you react when others encourage you to be more positive? Your response is likely to sit somewhere along a scale ranging from annoyance to wondering why increased positivity seems to be so popular. So does the evidence show that positivity is good for you? [Read more…]
Running and meditation, most of us have heard of the great benefits that these activities offer individually but what about the magic created when the two are combined ? [Read more…]
When was your enthusiasm last ignited by a group of like-minded business peers, friends or colleagues? Do you regularly spend time with others who fire your motivation and encourage you to think big and bold? A virtual mastermind group is a unique opportunity to connect with the expertise of others whilst sharing your own skills and knowledge, collaboratively working together to achieve success.
Ever pressed click and send and wished you hadn’t? We’ve all been there. If you can’t leave your inbox alone and you’re constantly connected, bringing mindfulness to your work and your email may prevent you from becoming an E – hostage. Here are our 6 top tips to stop email consuming your waking (and sleeping) hours. [Read more…]
Ikigai, it’s life enhancing, it’s profound and we all have one. If you’ve ever pondered you’re purpose, your passions or your personal mission in life then you’ve speculated about your ikigai.
Ikigai, the Japanese concept of uncovering your reason for being, can empower and motivate you when the going gets tough. Discovering your ikigai can sustain you through dark times, help you to navigate your path to career and personal happiness and provide a deep sense of satisfaction with life. [Read more…]
They’ve been used by the airline industry for years as an opportunity to learn from failure and improve design but does the world of AI need an ethical black box system? [Read more…]
You’ve seen things start to change in your organisation, perhaps the automation of specific departments has already taken place. With driverless cars on the horizon and self scan tills already here, the march of automation has already begun. Predictions suggest that it’s a matter of when rather than if for many professions. Could automation replace you? [Read more…]