MINDFULNESS

Six mantras for mindful communication

A few years ago, renowned and respected thought leader Thich Nhat Hanh released a book entitled ‘The Art of Communicating’. In this fascinating take on what is a relatively under-emphasised art, the reader is challenged to reconsider how she speaks to people, and how she listens. For us as leaders,

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How to be mindful in the workplace

Being mindful at work sounds wonderful in theory, but how can you add that in on top of an overflowing inbox and never-ending to-do list? Research has shown that when your mind wanders and you go about your day in a “mindless” state, you are more susceptible to stress and

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Foods To Boost Serotonin

Happiness is something that is so sought after people seem to get lost chasing it. Changing our eating habits and incorporating foods that encourage happiness, wellbeing and satisfaction is a great way to start on the journey toward improving our mood and general outlook. An easy way to encourage a

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Mindfulness & Organisational Change

Organisational change, especially if it means downsizing, can be a stressful time. Practising mindfulness and compassion can help employees adjust to change with realistic expectations and the tools to cope. The author of this article, Olivia Downing,  is a registered psychologist who focuses on the benefits of mindfulness. In her

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Be here. Not there.

A letter from me to you.   To whom it may inspire,   I called myself ugly today. It isn’t the first time I’ve done this. I know the cues like an artist knows her hard, bright palette: a tired and scattered mind, the tendency to get frustrated at small, meaningless

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Come Home to Yourself

Have you ever put down a house deposit, got a promotion, lost a loved one or gotten engaged, only to wonder how you even got to this point in your life?

Be kind to yourself

Imagine that your partner, friend or child has had a tough day. They might have been let go at work or lost a loved one or struggling to see any positives in their life. How would you respond to hearing and feeling this? I’d assume you’d most likely listen to

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Inspired Reading on the Topic of Mindfulness

The practice of meditation seems be at a tipping point of being considered ‘mainstream’, you can learn more about the positive benefits for your mental and physical health in leading medical journals, business magazines even in several autobiographies written by well known global entrepreneurs. My husband and I introduced meditation and mindfulness practices into

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Turn Your Meditation Into a Habit

Meditation, like any behaviour, is a habit that can be created and changed. To help you do this, we’ve put together some tips and ideas. So take a few minutes, get comfortable and sit with us in this space. Just like heading to the gym or going for a run, meditation

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Stay Healthy Over The Holiday Season

Originally Published 12 December 2014   Top 5 Tips To Stay Healthy Over The Holiday Season- by Kavisha Jega – Food and Wellness coach  Eat, drink, open presents, sleep, repeat. Pretty much sums up most of the holiday season! Don’t let Christmas and New Year celebrations throw you off course this

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