“He took my lunch money!” is one of the last things you ever want to hear from your child. However, these days it’s more like “That person put an embarrassing picture of me on Snapchat!”. Yes bullying has definitely adapted to modern technology but is bullying just a phase? Guest author Jibran Qazi, a marketing consultant in Vancouver, gives some insight into bullying. [Read more…]
Work-related stress starts because a person is unable to cope with the demands placed upon them and can have some fairly nasty ramifications. It’s critical as a manager to do everything you can to keep your team happy and functioning properly so that you can get the most out of them. [Read more…]
Recent information from the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) shows that there are around 526,000 cases of work-related stress annually in the UK. Employees most likely affected by stress in the workplace are based in health and social care, education and public administration, all of which have their own demands. [Read more…]
There are no places, or people, less open and available to consider mindfulness – than the place of work! Yet, at a time of global insecurity, for finance and resilience, mindfulness provides clarity – and with our attention where it needs to be, we can achieve the desired outcomes.
This is a wonderful therapy model bringing together the power of Mindfulness, integrated with the more widely recognised principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.
Having recently completed a level five diploma in CBT – and having been a practitioner of mindfulness for some years offering both to appropriate clients in my private practice, MiCBT appears to be a collaboration of some significance for those wishing to embrace them together, whether as a therapist or recipient.
The balancing act on the tightrope of life – and the myths of work/life balance; it’s a phrase we hear frequently – “work-life balance”. Does it really exist in the way most “experts” express?
You look after others but who looks after you? I have written earlier in the series about carers and the need for them to be their best, so they can give their best. This blog is for providers of other professional services, and for whom neglecting to keep their emotional stability in check may ultimately affect their own wellbeing!
Let’s target some service providers, in no particular order, as they say: [Read more…]
Job loss? Is just that – a job loss!
Yet, if we are faced with this event, we take it personally, feeling wounded – perhaps humiliated and then anxious. The fear of financial problems along with the major challenges for our psyche of confronting change. [Read more…]
Stigma is still attached to many aspects of our lives and experiences. Disabilities and mental health in particular are some of the most significant areas’ still to be overcome, although there appears to be a growing shift to overcome and educate. [Read more…]