Mindfulness, a thought!

Are you one of the millions who travel through life with a noisy mind, disconnected from yourself, others and the world around you? Sleepwalking through the jungle of everyday life. We all seem to be busy these days – “busyness” is like a badge of honour. Day after day we hand over to our mindless […]

Challenge your perceptions!

During a talk I delivered recently on Mindfulness, I mentioned that we perceive what we expect to perceive and as a result tend to respond in a routine and predictable way. We do not believe what we see; we see what we already believe. As I sat in the station that evening waiting for my […]

Half of sick days are due to stress!

Stress is one of the most frequently reported work-related health problem in Europe and is believed to be the cause of the majority of all lost working days. The European Commission therefore welcomes the “Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress” campaign launched today by the European Agency for Safety at Health at Work (EU-OSHA) to raise awareness […]

Vive la France!

France ban’s work emails after 6pm! It’s too good to be true! Some time ago the net was flooded with news that France was taking new measures to protect its workers by banning them from checking emails after 6pm. We need the same, many cried! But of course the devil is in the detail, it wasn’t […]