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…And so to stretch

 Why does stretching matter? I don’t know about you, but I’ve found myself spending more time this past month sitting at my desk or on the sofa in front of a screen, whether it’s meetings or social gatherings. The advice is that we should get up at least every 45 minutes and move – I wonder how many…

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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…

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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…

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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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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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Healthy body, healthy mind – be active, reduce stress & improve resilience

Most of us know that being active is good for us – the challenge is finding something you like to do and the time to do it. With the stresses of modern life, time plugged into screens and sedentary work on the rise, there’s a need to get moving both within the workplace and outside…

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How Do We Stay Inspired?

Hands up if you break New Year’s resolutions or don’t even bother? I get very excited on New Year’s Eve, looking forward to the year ahead. I write my wishes, set my intentions and light a candle for an awesome year to come. On the 1st of January the onslaught begins – lose weight, get…

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A Bouncing Twelve Days of Christmas For You!

Are you calmly roasting your chestnuts over an open fire, listening to Bing Crosby while watching the twinkle of your Christmas tree lights? No? I didn’t think so! There’s no escaping the temptation to live fast and do more these days. The advent of technology was intended to give us more free time, but for…

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The Organisational Talent That Left The Building

  Recently I was at a meeting with a potential associate for our business. During the course of our conversation we reminisced about our previous careers. I had been a company accountant in a £2.5 million turnover business. My Co-Director was a former director of a Top 100 financial planning business and our meeting guest…

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