Bounce Beach Party at Business Showcase 2019!

The 9th Business Showcase South West was on Wednesday 19th June 2019 at Ashton Gate Stadium. We shared a successful day with over 250 exhibitors, meeting amazing individuals and being inspired by the talks held on the day.   Beach balls, blow up palm trees and a flamingo?! To bring the fun to our stand…

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Mindful Walking : A New Dimension

Its Summer ! It’s the Summer and traditionally a time for revealing more of our body to the world. One of the first things to go is my boots – replaced by flip flops and sandals. Not only does the feeling of the air around my feet give me a feeling of freedom, but it…

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Learning to live with a beautifully different body

My first 32 years Until I was 32 I had the “perfect figure” I was a size 12 and I hardly thought about my body at all. I had been a Latin American dancer alongside my accountancy career and enjoyed everything dance related. Then one day I got a stomach virus……it changed my life. I…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 – Body Image

“30% of all adults have felt so stressed by body image and appearance that they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. That’s almost 1 in every 3 people” “Mummy, I really like the lines on your belly. I like the swirly patterns they make.” – said an 8 year old girl to her mother. Along…

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Emotional Quotient – The Basics

  What is EQ? In basic terms Emotional Quotient (EQ) is the ability to identify, understand and manage our emotions. We are adults – we know how to control our emotions, don’t we? Surpressing the urge to scream when something goes wrong is a style of management, but is it effective? Who is really being affected? Imagine…

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Wellbeing in the workplace, your hidden competitive advantage

Much has been spoken around wellbeing in the workplace in recent years and is it any wonder with mental health issues being on the increase. With 3.3 people out of 100 suffering with depression, 5.9 people out of 100 with generalised anxiety disorder and 7.8 people out of 100 with mixed anxiety and depression it…

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Migraine in the workplace

Migraine: a workplace issue Did you know that migraine is the most common and disabling neurological disorder in the UK. Affecting  1 in 7 people, it is more prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined There are 190,000 migraine attacks every day in the UK. For the vast majority of people who live with migraine, their condition…

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Three reasons why your corporate wellbeing strategies aren’t working and what you can do about it.

We speak to many companies about wellbeing and assist with their wellbeing strategies. We have noticed a trend. Wellbeing strategies are failing to gain momentum and produce results and it is often hard for people to get funding. Is your strategy is failing? The answer is simple – has anything changed for the better? Have staff…

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Workplace Wellbeing – a strategy for business growth

What does an impactful workplace wellbeing strategy look like? Employee wellbeing and engagement are certainly the buzzwords for recent times – but what does an impactful workplace wellbeing strategy truly look like? I would argue that as an employer and as an accountant I would like to get my money’s worth from the staff wage…

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What a wonderful Summer……or is it?

What a wonderful Summer! It’s an amazingly hot and dry Summer in the UK and for some of us it’s a welcome change. I love the Summer – I feel energised, alert and everything seems more fun. Summer has a buzz about it for me ……..which got me thinking. My assumption is that everyone loves…

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