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What about me? – Combating survivor syndrome post redundancy

About the Author: Andrew Porter is a Coach and Mentor working with individuals and organisations across the public, private and third sector. An experience business, life and career coach, he works extensively to support the development of resilient organisations where individuals can develop and exercise their personal leadership skills. Andrew’s profile is on Linkedin at:…

Are we still feeling tired?

On average 70% of staff are working through their lunch breaks, statistics* also show an average member of staff will also work between 1.5 – 4 hours extra each week, with the majority unpaid. ‘As a result of these extra hours, the health of the UK’s workforce is suffering. More than a quarter (27%) report…

CHEAT on sleep

http://www.sleepfoundation.org/article/how-sleep-works/how-much-sleep-do-we-really-need

Look after your eyes

About 1.8 million suffer with sight loss, National Eye Care week 13th – 19th June is hoping to raise awareness and encourage more people to have regular eye tests. Often just a new pair of specs or reading glasses can make a tremendous difference. Eye tests are also good for spotting the early stages of…

Do you need a wellness coach?

Ever since Kate Middleton hired a wellness coach to get ready for her royal wedding the demand for this new breed of mind and body coaches has soared. A wellness coach is described as an enabler who points you in the right direction. They help free your mind and remove obstacles to guide you in…

Employee engagement: a cause for concern to UK businesses

I saw this item on a LinkedIn discussion forum and thought how is it people who still have a job do not feel grateful to their boss. Quite simply we don’t feel gratitude instead we feel that we survived that round of cuts. This Survivor syndrome has 4 clearly defined stages Thank God it’s not…

Inspiring, inside and out

Over the weekend I had a problem with my computer and without thinking I started to pace the room. This behaviour made me think of something I had read which suggested people think better when they move. When you have to make a difficult phone call do you stand up? Studies abound that suggest movement…