Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

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Why safety and happiness at work go hand-in-hand

Creating a culture of psychological safety at work takes time but is well worth the effort.
Google’s Project Aristotle so named for his quote “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” found that psychological safety was the single most important success factor underpinning high performance teams across the organisation. The ROI being it assists in reducing the human business costs of absenteeism, high staff turnover and stress related illness while boosting productivity, performance and happiness at work.

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Why It’s A Blessing Not to Work 996

Overwork doesn’t work. Studies have shown how working beyond 55 hours a week adds little if anything to productivity. It seems that 40 hours is the optimal amount. Not only that, overwork can lead to significant poorer mental and physical health. John Pencavel from Stanford has found that overwork provides insufficient time for individuals to restore and recover meaning subsequent work performance suffers.

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What do we really need to feel happy?

Feeling happy or successful doesn’t result from doing one or a handful of things, rather it’s our conscious choice to adopt a way of living, of being, that aligns with our values and sense of purpose that leads to more positive experiences and greater happiness.

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Are You Celebrating Love at Work?

It’s Valentine’s Day this week and love is in the air. It’s time to reconnect with those we love in life and work. “Jenny did you just say at work?” I sure did and for the following reason. We love our partner, our kids, the dog and our family (most of the time)....

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Finding work that’s rewarding; the human-centric workplace

Traditionally perks and bonuses have been seen as the way to incentivise employees to work harder, this research demonstrates money doesn’t activate our intrinsic motivation to do great work. It’s more effective to tap into what does, which Ariely summarises as, make the work rewarding, build trust and provide challenge to build pride i.e. treat people as human, and say thanks.

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Why Happiness at Work Matters

Are you happy at work? Do you love what you do? If so, what impact do you think that has on how well you do your work and, how you are perceived by others? If not, how is your lack of happiness affecting your health, your relationships and work performance? Because no...

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