You have likely noticed a change in the workplace with the arrival of the ‘Millennials’! From a leadership point of view, are we embracing this change or are we sticking to how we believe ‘things should be’? Continue reading “The ‘Millennials’ are here!” »
I find body language fascinating! We can glean so much useful information about a person when we meet with them in person. As a counsellor, I am very much aware of the fact that we can pick up on micro-expressions of the face and learn a lot when attempting to make eye contact. However, as mentioned previously in Business Etiquette and Body Language Blunders, we do need to be aware of how we automatically judge others and situations.
When Custom Writing shared the following infographic with me about body language, I thought it was excellent as it takes this topic much further with 30 signs to watch out for and includes interesting stats and facts.
An interesting piece from our resident guest writer, Tim looking at what we read and our reactions.
You know it takes something that gets me angry to make me write a piece for Bob? You didn’t? Gosh! I’d better tell you that, then!
For reasons I have never quite understood I’m a member of LinkedIn. I’ve kept the membership, probably against my better judgement, since I retired. I only joined it in the foolish, and unfounded, hope that it might prove to be career enhancing. Ah well, hope, they say, springs eternal. Continue reading “Filter Messages for Your Own Peace of Mind” »
For several years, workplace wellbeing has been an area I feel passionate about. Having personally experienced the pressures, and witnessing firsthand the effects of stress in the workplace, and how many of workplace policies are lacking to support the ‘workforce’ I continue to be an advocate for improvements and supporting individuals by using mindfulness to improve their wellbeing. Continue reading “Mental Health in the Workplace” »
“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. Continue reading “Bullying in the Workplace” »
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. Continue reading “Stress – A Manager’s Survival Guide” »
Many of us may experience anxiety and stress in the workplace, but how often do we consider the ramifications? Nathan Rosas, an enthusiast blogger who shares valuable write-ups on health and fitness on his blog has a passion is to share the ideas and knowledge with readers worldwide. Continue reading “Exploring Anxiety in the Workplace” »
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. Continue reading “Workplace Stress and the Role of Addiction” »
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.