workplace wellbeing

Books to Inspire You for a Productive, Happy 2018

It's reading season!

I love summer reading. It's one of the few periods of the year that slows down enough for me to pick up a book. These holidays I have an array of novels stacked by my bed but I also have some inspiring and insightful non-fiction to devour in readiness for a big, productive and satisfying 2018!

The ordinariness of mental illness.

I never intended this blog to be about mental health. In fact I used to feel like a fraud, even as a psychologist.  I have never worked in mental health. I have no training in clinical psychology or even counselling.  I have never personally experienced anxiety, depression or any other mental health issue, although I know plenty of people who have.

3 Easy Ways to be Happier and Get More Done

If we can find a way of becoming positive in the present, then our brains work more successfully as we're able to work harder, faster and more intelligently.  Shawn Achor, Positive Psychologist.

Did you know that we're more productive when we're happy?