Oh, time off …. how I love you!

Oh, time off …. how I love you!

Yes! to time off, holidays and trying to keep the work life balance. Work has been mad busy so far in 2016 so a week off from everything has been much needed. I love my job and love sharing my thoughts on the blog however sometimes it can feel a little bit too serious and it makes my brain tired! Tired is good, it is sign of the effort we…

Ability to ‘bounce back’ depends on our levels of resilience…..

Ability to ‘bounce back’ depends on our levels of resilience…..

Resilience is so important in our daily lives, it keeps us going, keeps us focused and able to believe that we will succeed come what may. It is resilience that keeps us going even when we think we have had enough and want to throw in the towel. I am often amazed by people who can just keep going, seem positive and enthusiastic even when things appear really difficult. Is…

Now is our time to speak authentically and why it matters …

Now is our time to speak authentically and why it matters …

What is it about speaking honestly and authentically that really matters? From listening to others who adopt this approach we can recognise that the impact they have on others is positive. They speak with belief, open-ness, passion and even if we don’t agree with them we can respect their perspective and are grateful for their ability to be honest. But what do we mean by ‘authentically’ and how can we adopt this…

Links I like ……. January

Links I like ……. January

I hope January is going well and 2016 is in full swing. How are the resolutions, plans, no drinking (possibly) and new exercise regimes going? Mine are going well (ish)! I haven’t really bought into the whole ‘dry-January‘ idea before however, this year I thought why not? I am surprised how sparkly and ready for the weekend I feel on a Saturday and Sunday morning after no gins and better sleep…

New Year, Same You …. with maybe a few realistic tweaks?

2016 ….. here we are! Happy New Year! Early January is of course the time we all talk about our resolutions, our plans for the new year and our ideas about how different we/ our lives are going to be. These are usually bold and ambitious and often last until the end of January-ish. There is nothing wrong about bold & ambitious, I do wonder if realistic and considered may serve…