Easy Practical Strategies to Manage Stressful Thoughts

Stressful thoughts! How does stress affect you? Would you like to learn some easy, practical strategies to reduce stress? We all have them. Imagine if you could do something to reduce that stress thought pattern and take charge instead? Well here’s how! First of all, where does stress come from and how does it affect […]

I Feel Happier Than I’ve Ever Felt – A Clients Journey

Get ready for a deep dive as I take you on an incredible journey. I’m excited to share this with you. The most inspiring piece of writing, from a wonderful client I worked with who was struggling with anxiety and confidence. Here is Ben’s story I’d been putting off asking for help and convincing myself […]

How to Eliminate Stress at Work

According to statistics released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), there were 602,000 cases of work related stress depression or anxiety between 2018 and 2019, resulting in 12.8 million working days being lost. The added pressures of the pandemic and its consequences caused these numbers to soar. In 2019/20 work-related stress, anxiety or depression […]

Workplace Stress and What Managers Can do to Help

Stress massively takes its toll in a multitude of areas in our lives. In the UK alone, 70% of visits to GP’s is for stress related illness. Work related stress is a huge contributory factor and many workers feel so overwhelmed or stressed out in their work, it negatively impacts on poor sleep, ill health, […]

The Physical Signs of Mental Health

When we struggle with our mental wellbeing, it can affect us in numerous ways. It can negatively impact our physiology and can cause a number of physical symptoms. Why is this the case? When we react to a situation either in the short term or over a period of time which causes stress or anxiety, […]

Mental Health Awareness and Why it’s Important

Although it’s important to raise awareness for mental health with awareness days and weeks, mental health should be talked about openly all of the time.  Even though this is happening more and more, there still remains a stigma.  However there shouldn’t be. Why shouldn’t it be okay to admit you are struggling with your mental […]

Mental Health and How to Ask For Help

We all have mental health like we have physical health. It can often be hard to ask for support or help. Mental health can still be seen as a taboo subject. Or its often seen as easier to solider on, much of the time we either don’t want to ‘burden’ or worry others. Or oftentimes […]

Why I fell in love with tapping

A few years ago I was unrecognisable. I was in a completely different place to where I am now. I was in a very stressful job, managing large volumes of high risk offenders. There was no wellbeing support, my mental health was suffering, badly.

Basics of tapping

What is tapping and how does it work? Tapping is best likened to acupuncture without the needles. It is an ancient Chinese acupressure therapy, combined with a modern talking psychology. Tapping, otherwise know as Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) involves gently tapping on certain meridian points, known as acupressure around the face and upper body, while […]

The importance of looking after the wellbeing of your workforce

Your amazing workforce are your biggest asset. They are the core of your business success. Look after your staff and your business thrives. Do you look after staff like you look after your customers? It’s no coincidence organisations that look after their staff are the ones that are smashing it

Corporate wellness: Meet Sammy Rubin CEO of YuLife

Sammy Rubin is the co-founder of the life insurance company yulife, a start-up that strives to offer effective life cover and improve the health and overall wellbeing of its users.   Wellbeing strategy is at the heart of the ethos and culture of yulife. Sammy started his own journey after experiencing challenges with his own […]

The importance of good SLEEP!

Sleep is SO underrated. The research shows us, if we don’t get enough sleep, it can have a numerous negative consequences. It also has a huge impact on our quality of life  What 20 years of research shows us that the recommended it 7-9 hours. Anything consistently 6 hours or below significantly increases risk of […]

Prince Harry reveals he has been using tapping

Prince Harry has been talking about his use of tapping during a recent interview as he discusses using techniques to relieve emotional anxieties in relation to his mental health. It is reported he has been using this along with EMDR. His wife Megan is also believed to be a big advocate. She began tapping regularly […]

Back to work anxiety

Returning back to work after many months of working from home is going to present with anxieties for many. It can feel like a big transition and many are anxious for several reasons:

Tapping for anxiety and depression

What is EFT Tapping? Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) otherwise known as tapping is best likened to acupuncture without the needles. It’s an ancient Chinese acupressure therapy combined with a modern talking psychology. Meridian points are gently stimulated by light touch, while talking through the problem or issue that needs to be worked on.

Post Lockdown Anxiety

As a generation, we have never been so anxious. Anxiety manifests itself cognitively by a loss of concentration, behaviourally by the avoidance of certain situations (fear), and physiologically in disturbed sleep, rapid breathing and emotional agitation often leading to hypervigilance. Then along came COVID19 which impacted on increased levels of loneliness and isolation. This has […]

Physical signs of anxiety

When you are suffering with anxiety, you are in what’s call the ‘fight or flight’ response.   What does the science show us? Your body is preparing you for a ‘dangerous’ situation and and a part of the brain is triggered to prepare for this and your body reacts in several ways physically. This response […]

COVID anxiety signs

Mental health issues are very prevalent right now, more than ever for several reasons. Not only are we dealing with something that continues to create uncertainty, fear and worry, many have been affected both directly and indirectly. While some are coping well, experts warn our emotional resilience will continue to fray and decline as this […]