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Mind Chi and Worry

“Will it help?” – Manage change, worry and guilt

Will it help? 

This is such a simple question and so very helpful when it comes to worry.

If you saw the film The Bridge of Spies, you will have seen it was the Russian Spy’s response to the American lawyer’s question ‘Aren’t you worried?’

When you (or a friend) are dealing with change, it means, in some form, changing a habit. Changing a habit can cause you to feel the strain from stress, however this only deepens the pain as you feel the world going in a different direction. Ask yourself ‘Will it help?’ and the answer is no! For a while why not just ‘float’ a little. Fill your lungs with air and let the water gently carry you until you feel ready to paddle in your direction.

Next time you hear a friend (or yourself) worrying over something, going over and over the same territory in chicken circles just stop for a moment and with concern ask, ‘Will it help?’ Read more

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Do You Have Joy At Work?

Are You Having Joy At Work?

Joy? Have you given any thought to having joy at work?! (Or joy in life in general?)

Are you like many I ask, whose response often is that they feel they don’t deserve joy, my reply is, “Oh yes you DO!’ And furthermore, it is a motivating, exciting and energising factor, well worthwhile.

 

But does any busy executive really have a shot at finding joy on the job?

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How To Achieve Work-Life Balance

When I say I help individuals achieve a better work-life balance…

When I say I help individuals achieve a better work-life balance, the response I usually get is, “Help me!”

Work-life balance can sometimes seem like an elusive ideal. When the pressure is on at work, and deadlines are tight, it can feel like we’re stuck in a work-work balance. So what can we do about it? The reality is if your workload is beginning to overwhelm you already, it is almost too late. The time to think about work-life balance is when workloads are normal and colleagues are not feeling stressed.

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