Fierce Kindness

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 18th to 22nd May 2020. In the light of the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s theme is Kindness. Pre Covid-19, 1 in 4 people had been diagnosed with a common mental health conditions such as depression, bi-polar or anxiety. There is no meaningful long term data to measure the impact of social distancing and…

Continue Reading →

happiness and jumping

Why happiness is important to your wellbeing during this pandemic

  Are you happy? Being happy means a different thing to each of us. To some it is contentment and for others it is waves of joy and excitement. Research in the area of Positive Psychology defines a happy person as ‘someone who experiences frequent positive emotions, such as joy, interest, and pride, and infrequent (though…

Continue Reading →

journaling and EQ

Journaling, EQ and striving towards a better life

Journaling your way to happiness The Future of Jobs report by the World Economic Forum placed Emotional Intelligence or EQ at number 6 in the top 10 skills we will need in 2020 for us to thrive. For good reason. EQ is the “capability of individuals to recognize their own emotions and those of others, discern between…

Continue Reading →

Workplace Wellbeing: more than plants and yoga sessions

What is ‘Wellbeing’ and how is this relevant to the workplace? According to the World Health Organisation a state of wellbeing is when: “Every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully and is able to make a contribution to her or his…

Continue Reading →