The Evolution of the Wellness Movement for Administrative Professionals
By Kemetia Foley - May 24, 2019Kemetia Foley reflects on the #AprilDeskEscape challenge It was a snowy opening for the 2019 #AprilDeskEscape challenge—not just in the United States but across the Atlantic Ocean for some of our European and United Kingdom participants. Here’s a little refresher about the #AprilDeskEscape hashtag campaign, just in case you don’t know about it. The #AprilDeskEscape... Read more »
Feeling Sorry for Yourself?
By Carole Spiers - May 24, 2019Feeling sorry for yourself uses energy that could be used to turn your life around explains Carole Spiers Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world ~ Helen Keller Some people often appear to be consumed with self-pity; they constantly find reason to... Read more »
Five Fundamentals for a Healthy, Happy Team
By Lauren Parsons - May 24, 2019Lauren Parsons shares her principles for living well at work – and at home Look around your office right now. The environment that you’re currently looking at can be turned into the office of your dreams. It can become a place where you and your colleagues are productive and stimulated, where you have brief standing... Read more »
From a Stress–Mess to Stress–Less
By Marsha Egan - March 25, 2019Managing stress can be a key to your success explains Marsha Egan The world is moving very fast, demands on us are extremely high, and business pressures on profits increase in their demands of us. This fast pace presents all of us with challenges in taking control of the stress that can inhibit our abilities... Read more »
Stress and Your Lifestyle
By Carole Spiers - March 25, 2019Stress can be avoided by strengthening resilience says Carole Spiers Life should be exciting and pleasurable. How many times have you said that to yourself? Perhaps as you have waited in a traffic jam or opened all those bills and invoices for last month’s purchases! However, for life to be enjoyable we all need... Read more »
Boosting Your Nutrition Culture at Work
By Lauren Parsons - March 25, 2019Choose to create a positive nutrition culture says Lauren Parsons Have you ever wished you could improve your nutrition, feel better, work smarter, and positively influence your entire workplace? The food that you and your colleagues consume has a huge impact on how you work and function. Nourishing yourself with whole, real foods is one... Read more »
So You Wouldn’t Want to be a Robot?
By Graham W Price - March 25, 2019Robots are never in resistance; we would do well to emulate them explains Graham Price We’re entering an age when robots are becoming better than humans at many things. They can think faster, build cars more efficiently, are always healthy and live forever. We humans will probably never again be able to compete in these... Read more »
Define your Values to Create a Healthier, Happier Life
By Lorraine Groves - March 25, 2019Define your values to provide a blueprint and give you purpose and direction explains Lorraine Groves What is important to you? Today, it might be that you leave work on time (for the first time this week). Tomorrow it might be that you remember to collect your dry-cleaning. What makes you happy? Today it might... Read more »
Seven Strategies to Overcome the Overwhelm
By Lauren Parsons - January 25, 2019It’s the simple things that can make the biggest difference says Lauren Parsons Do you ever feel stretched, rushed or overwhelmed by everything that’s expected of you? With our modern paced lives, the most common response to the simple question “How are you?” has become “Busy…good but busy!” We are constantly connected via technology and... Read more »
How to Combat Loneliness in an Isolated Position
By Claire Lister - January 25, 2019Claire Lister shares her top pieces of advice for those times you’re feeling lonely It’s that time of year again! The Christmas and New Year decorations have come crashing down, all of the turkey has finally been consumed, and if you see another abandoned Bounty in the bottom of a Celebrations tub, you feel like... Read more »
How to Have More Energy
By Linda Sherman - November 26, 2018Linda Sherman’s top tips on how to be more productive at work and home We’re so busy these days — under pressure to produce at work and at home – so it’s easy to get caught up in conflicting demands and neglect the basics such as taking care of ourselves, eating healthy and sleeping adequately.... Read more »
Are You a Wellbeing Ambassador?
By Julia Schmidt - September 25, 2018Julia Schmidt examines wellbeing in the workplace and challenges us to become Wellbeing Ambassadors Many of us associate health with getting regular medical checkups, eating fruit and vegetables, and exercising periodically. However, the modern way to approach health and wellbeing shows us that “real life” has consequences that can negatively influence the overall state of... Read more »
Are You Sitting Comfortably?
By Dr Monica Seeley - September 25, 2018Monica Seeley details her top tips to stay energized whilst dealing with email Does spending too long dealing with email affect our well-being? A young friend of mine said they needed to see an osteopath because of reading their emails on their laptop while sitting on an office sofa. The employer paid for about three... Read more »