Managing Your Return to Work

Managing Your Return to Work

As lockdown restrictions are gradually eased and we are encouraged to resume more of our regular activities, this stretch of working from home or being on furlough is likely to be coming to an end for many. Whether you’re returning to work in the newly opening up...
Hack Yourself

Hack Yourself

There seems to be a hack for everything nowadays, but I want to talk to you about something a bit different from tips on how best to store your power cables! Biohacking is essentially the practice of changing our chemistry and our physiology through science and...
Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing

Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing

The capacity for forward thinking is a wonderful element of the human experience. It opens up the joy of planning for your future and gives you the benefit of problem-solving abilities. Unfortunately, it also welcomes in thoughts of all the worst-case scenarios you...
Why We Should Listen to Our Bodies

Why We Should Listen to Our Bodies

I’ve talked before about how stress is not just experienced at a psychological level – the physical and emotional effects are just as important. Too often, our bodily responses are overlooked in favour of a more intellectual focus on what we are thinking. The somatic...
Show Yourself Some Self-Compassion

Show Yourself Some Self-Compassion

We’ve just had Mental Health Awareness Week, and this year the theme was kindness. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to write about self-compassion, which is the biggest kindness we can show ourselves. In its literal definition, compassion means ‘to suffer with’....