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Embrace change and dance with life!

Embrace change and dance with life!

MENTAL AGILITY BEING MENTALY AGILE - KNOWING WHEN TO ‘STEP IN’, ‘STEP OUT’, OR ‘STEP BACK’ Achievers respond to change by mentally exploring the dynamics of the new situation, and finding ways to make the change work well for them. We can call such a response ‘mental...

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Adapting to change is a skill that can be developed

Adapting to change is a skill that can be developed

In this great article about Susan David’s book, Emotional Agility, her 4 steps to growing with change is beautifully explained. Or buy the book. Often, when we’re confronted with change, discussing our response with an expert can give us new clarity and a way forward....

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Purpose counts!

Purpose counts!

Victor Frankl wrote that whilst we cannot avoid hardship, we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose. It is all about focussing on what you wish to bring. Read this book and be inspired. This book is free if you...

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Start with asking why?

Start with asking why?

Follow these lessons. Simon Sinek shows how inspired leaders live from the ‘why’ instead of the ‘what’. In this video he explains how you too can live with purpose. Ask yourself different questions. Click here Was this helpful?

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Purpose is created not found

Purpose is created not found

Purpose is something you choose every day that is an expression of who you are, and that has influence and impact on the people around you. What is your purpose? This is a great question if you have a ready answer, but if you don’t it may evoke a sense of disquiet,...

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Communicate and connect

Communicate and connect

Build lines of communication with your children focusing on the problems of your teenager, rather than your expectations as a parent. Listen and explore their dreams for the future and what they feel passionate about. Explore what is on their teenage mind and what...

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Holding troublesome teenagers with love

Holding troublesome teenagers with love

Undoubtedly, the teen years can be daunting both for parents and for teenagers themselves. As adults, we tend to forget how challenging and frustrating those years can be – years of trying to cope with physical, emotional, mental and hormonal changes as they...

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Call us during this time if you need support!

Remember, your employer has invested in your happiness by providing access to your wellbeing support programme. So, help is available, There is someone who will understand; somebody warm and caring, all you need to do is call 0800 22 9355 - we are waiting for you...

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Feeling worn out with low tolerance?

Feeling worn out with low tolerance?

When it comes to cultivating resilience, the magic is in the very first step.
When cultivating your resilience become aware of your mental and emotional state. Remember that if you get into an anxious, or even angry ‘state’, you can easily go into a downward spiral where the negative feeling gets stronger. That’s called a ‘feedback loop’.

In these challenging times you could be feeling worn-out and experiencing low tolerance. Yes, we have also been warned that we will all be facing unexpected challenges for some time. So how do you navigate these stormy waters?

Laughter and joyfulness

Laughter and joyfulness

Every time you laugh and create a happy atmosphere you help your immune system to protect you.

Provide loving support

Provide loving support

Offer sympathy and reassurance to ease fears. Maybe even shop and collect their medication for those in isolation.

Encourage everyone

Encourage everyone

Practice hygiene ALL the time. Yes, you’ve heard it all before, but it’s so important. For recently deceased and celebrated Afro-American congressman, John Lewis, its ordinary citizens who develop the soul of a nation – we call that ‘Ubuntu’.

Ubuntu in a time of a pandemic

Ubuntu in a time of a pandemic

The Covid-19 threat is not going away fast – for the foreseeable future coping with it in our daily lives will become the new normal. So we must develop a new attitude to each other and cultivate appropriate prevention habits. Such an attitude will be a combination of responsible citizenship, and neighbourly love. Simply put, it’s about practicing African ‘ubuntu’.