3 reasons you should never rely on your employer for solutions to your stress
We’ve been taught for decades that being stressed is normal. There’s a perception that if you’re not stressed, then you’re not working hard enough, and the pressure is piled on for you to ‘lift your game’. If others around you [...]
Is stopping what you really need to do right now?
We live our lives lurching from mini-break to mini-break, from this holiday to the next. Life carries such an intensity now. We’re all exhausted, we’re all stressed. We know that it’s not good for us; we know we’re unwell. But [...]
5 ways FOMO fuels the overwhelm of being busy
We’ve all felt it. The external, invisible power that drives us to do things we don’t really want to, just ‘in case we miss out’. All it takes is a blink, and suddenly our lives are full of over stimulation [...]
Do you wish your life was simpler?
Do you wish your life was simpler? Here’s what you need to know: Most of us have been taught that we have to push ourselves in order to be able to achieve anything significant. The old saying: ‘No pain – [...]
I escaped the shackles of corporate life … but I had to hit rock bottom first.
You can escape them too … but without all the hullabaloo. I used to be a corporate executive. I ticked the boxes I was supposed to tick, I climbed the ladder and I reached the pinnacle. I spent every day [...]
What impact are you having on yourself?
The world always continues to turn. No matter what is happening, no matter what you do, no matter how integral to a process or system, job or outcome you think you are, it will turn whether you are there or [...]
Starting over might not be as hard as you might think
Life is tense right now. The world was thrown into chaos – en masse and without warning. Life was ‘normal’ … and then in the blink of an eye we were thrown into this void of uncertainty. A big, black, [...]
If you want to start over, lose control
Uncertainty. It’s like a massive black void sitting right in front of us. It’s wide and gaping and terrifying. … What if we take a step in the wrong direction? … What will that mean? … How will it look? [...]