Nature As a Mental Health and Social Justice issue as well as an Environmental one.

Rescued this little baby recently in a wood, enlisted the amazing help of Steve Godz from  GoringGapWildlifewalks and now this tiny, tawny owl is kindly being cared for at the Oxfordshire Wildlife Rescue Recent Mental Health Foundation Research suggests that an appreciation and active engagement with Nature can both prevent mental health problems and promote and improve people’s wellbeing, and … Read More

Stress Awareness Month and the Mindfulness Antidote to Stress

Stress places huge demands on people’s physical and mental wellbeing and effects behaviour, performance, and interpersonal relationships both at work and home. This knock-on effect means that employers need to play a role in helping their employees balance their work and personal responsibilities building resilience to life’s many challenges so that they can perform at their very best both individually … Read More

Does success = happiness or does happiness = success?

Does Success bring Happiness or Happiness bring Success? In this week leading up to the International Day of Happiness on 20th March, it would be good to know what you think?  We all seem to have a tendency to chase success hoping it might make us happy. For example, perhaps we will be happy when we lose weight, or get a promotion, … Read More

Building Resilience in Tough Times

In an interview by Dan Snow with Andy Macnab of the SAS and Bravo Two Zero fame – Andy tells an extraordinary life story of resilience, from being abandoned as a baby outside Guy’s Hospital in London, through Borstal, to the Green Jackets, to the SAS and now an author who has sold over 33 million books. Dan asked Andy a number … Read More

Gratitude and Resilience Go Hand in Hand

‘Gratitude and Resilience go hand in hand’. Being grateful for these wondrous Autumnal colours can sometimes appear difficult when the world is currently faced with so much negativity and rapid change.  Many businesses are experiencing significant cuts in profitability, possible closure; many individuals are losing jobs, livelihoods and security.   It is not an easy thing to build a sense of … Read More

Achieving Peak Performance For Groups And Teams Through Executive Coaching

Achieving Peak Performance & The Role Of The Executive Coach

Executive Coaching programs have proven to be a highly effective way of developing Senior Leaders. Many businesses/organisations quite rightly seek to apply executive coaching on a one-to-one basis and address the leadership development/performance needs of individual senior leaders. Whilst this is often sufficient another effective intervention might be executive team coaching. The key difference is that the Coach can be … Read More

How To Reduce Workplace Stress & Improve Team Resilience

Stress in the workplace is a growing concern for individuals and businesses alike. The causes and impact of stress do not happen in isolation, which means that workplace stress can affect more than just the few. As Confucius wisely suggested: The Ripple Effect If an individual is stressed at work, it could be that the source of stress is completely … Read More