BE AT THE TOP OF YOUR GAME

It’s probably been the hottest week of the year, which is great for enjoying the tennis! Tennis is one of those sports that require tremendous physical and psychological resilience. Whoever you’re rooting for at #Wimbledon this weekend, know that they’ve dedicated time to taking care of their whole selves, and they’ve got a great team around them…

DO WHAT YOU LOVE

When we consider that the majority of our lives are spent either working or sleeping, it’s only logical that the work we choose to do should make us happy. However, it can be easy to get stuck in a rut doing something that feels like a struggle. This article in Psychology Today – “Bad Jobs Hurt…

GROWTH MINDSET

What’s the difference between someone who succeeds and someone who perceives failure? A growth mindset. Learning from “mistakes” is one of the key components of progressing through life gracefully. I’m not saying it’s easy, but the next time something doesn’t go according to plan – pause – and look at what it has taught you.…

MOVE MORE

Now that summer is officially here, it’s a great time to get outside, and take time away from your desk. Make today the day you resolve to move more, whether that’s getting off a stop earlier on the tube, and walking an extra 10 minutes, or taking a full lunch hour to walk outside, there’s…

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY

We can get so caught up in the busy-ness of modern life – the hamster wheel – that we often forget why we’re doing what we’re doing. We may even make some not-so-healthy choices, opting to skip a workout, reach for the donuts, biscuits or pizza, and have that bottle of wine. But if we…

PALEO AND VEGAN COOKIES: VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE, GRAIN-FREE, DAIRY-FREE, REFINED SUGAR-FREE, SOY-FREE, YEAST-FREE

So yesterday Deirdre and Rae hosted their first food demo at the launch of Core Clapton, a charity Osteopathic Clinic in a restored Edwardian building located in North London. They really enjoyed working together and answering questions about digestive health, and the importance of going gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free, while simultaneously whipping up a batch…

DISCONNECT TO RECONNECT: MANAGING DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

Our smartphones, while amazing in many ways, facilitate “always on” culture, and the expectation that people have to respond to emails, texts, voice messages and even phone calls immediately. The relentless competition for my attention can be psychologically exhausting and detrimental for creativity and focus, as this articleappropriately titled “A day In the life of Scott,…

WELLNESS IN BUSINESS

It’s becoming increasingly clear to me that many senior leaders in blue chip organisations don’t understand exactly what “Wellness” means. I admit that this is a fairly new area to businesses in the UK, and it is often used interchangeably with “health and fitness”. My personal definition of “wellness”, and what I hope translates into…