How to recognise stress in the workplace

“If you don’t make some major lifestyle changes, you will probably have a stroke before you turn 30.” Not the words you want to hear from your GP when you’re 29 years old. It was the wake up call I needed. Extreme stress had been quietly eroding my quality of life for...

Actions for 2016 – read more business books

I have just started doing some planning for 2016. And when I say “just started”, I mean just that. I feel like I am at a crossroads and I don’t really know what I want to do next. Actually, I know what I want to do – and that is loads of...

Do you have a morning ritual?

  “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” Steve Jobs asked himself this question every morning, while looking in the mirror. If he said no on too many consecutive days then he made some changes. This...

Why I love walking meetings

As the demands on my time increase, I’m finding it more and more difficult to fit in exercise. Even finding time for a 30 minute walk is difficult if I don’t do it as soon as I get up in the morning. And walking first thing isn’t always possible. The...

Looking after yourself

I got up this morning at about 5am – no reason, I was just WIDE AWAKE. Despite being completely exhausted. Have I told you before I’m not a morning person? Anyway, I’m not. And I never have been. Which means being up at 5am is really only a thing if...

Finding my WHY

I’m still thinking of much of what was spoken of at ProBlogger, now nearly two weeks ago. One of the biggest points that resonated with me was Find Your Why. Yes, it deserves upper case. Because It’s Important. Sorry Susan and all my other spelling and...