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7 Scientific Ways To Reduce Stress At Work

On May 31, 2015, Posted by , In Blogroll, With No Comments

Are you feeling stressed and overwhelmed at work? Do you get the Sunday pre-work blues or the Friday panic to clear your desk? You’re certainly not alone with those feelings. Research by Viking showed that over a quarter of UK office workers reported feeling stressed every day and over half…

What Is Work Related Stress?

On May 28, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorised, With No Comments

The difficulty with understanding what work related stress means is that what is excessive pressure to one individual can be  motivational pressure to another. The definition of work related stress according to the Health and Safety Executive is: The adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand…

How To Stop Procrastinating Over Tricky Tasks

On May 26, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorised, With No Comments

My 9 year old son and his sister were going on an outdoor activity day today and last night he was very upset and saying he didn’t want to go. I knew they would both love the activities so I realised the reason for his refusal to go was being…

Mindfulness At Work

On April 2, 2015, Posted by , In Blogroll, With No Comments

Do you find that your head is often full of random thoughts and worries that buzz around not allowing you to keep focused and  make decisions?  Perhaps you would like to keep your attention on the current moment rather than worrying about past issues or whether your work will be…

How To Stop Being A Perfectionism At Work

On February 22, 2015, Posted by , In Blogroll, With No Comments

Wanting to be the best and achieve the best is a great motivator in work and life. Ask any sportsman and as you’d expect they are focused on winning, by performing at the highest standard, avoiding mistakes and beating the competition. Society rewards their high performance with financial rewards and…

10 Steps for Choosing Confidence Over Self-Doubt

On February 7, 2015, Posted by , In Blogroll, With No Comments

As a successful business women or professional, any outsider observing you would probably presume that you have a high level of confidence. However from my experience as a confidence coach, I find that the majority of people have at least one part of their lives where they feel self-doubt. This can…

Would Your Employees Tell You If They Had Anxiety or Stress?

On January 28, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorised, With No Comments

In a survey of workers by the Canadian Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 40% of all employees said they wouldn’t tell their manager if they were suffering from anxiety or stress or other mental health problems. The key reasons for not telling their line manager were: A fear of…

The Benefits Of Happiness At Work

On January 10, 2015, Posted by , In Blogroll, With No Comments

This week I read an article about happiness at work by John Collins and wanted to share part of it with you: Are you happy at work? Are the people you work with happy? Should you even care as long as the job is getting done? It turns out you…

How Do I Help An Employee With Low Confidence?

On January 1, 2015, Posted by , In Blogroll, With No Comments

  As a Confidence Coach you can appreciate that I regularly hear people saying “I‘m just not a confident person” or “I have always had low self-confidence issues“. As it is my job to help them I have the skills and experience necessary, however as a manager or an employer…

The No 1 Reason Your Employee Makes A Poor 1st Impression

On December 16, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorised, With No Comments

Imagine a situation where you’re meeting with a new client and have taken an employee along with you to share their expertise. However the way the employee presents themselves and their attempts to interact with the client make you feel uncomfortable. Perhaps they are very shy and it comes over…