The rise of coworking spaces isn’t surprising, given the shift in work culture. They’ve come to the forefront, especially as many people report feeling more accomplished and connected in these environments. Let’s dive in and find out why people thrive in coworking spaces.
Knowing my worth has been an ongoing battle. Urgh. The negative self-talk. The imposter syndrome. Since going self-employed, it’s felt more like a full-blown internal war. The truth is, even the most successful and happiest of folks grapple with that harsh inner critic. The voice inside that chimes in with thoughts of doubt, fear, blame or judgement.
It’s a grey Tuesday morning in Brighton, January. Despite the rising feeling of dread in my stomach I am lacing my trainers. Can I really leave my emails for 2 hours? Am I sure I didn’t leave the gas on? I open the front door, carefully lock it – drinking in these precious seconds – and since I can put it off no longer, I break into a run. I do not stop for 8 miles.
We’ve all experienced days where nothing seems to go right. Then, out of the blue, a kind word from someone can flip our mood entirely. Behold: the power of compliments.
In today’s hyperconnected age, boredom feels like a relic of the past. For many of us, every idle moment is a cue to dive into our pockets, seeking that instant shot of smartphone entertainment. When was the last time you did nothing? And I mean nothing…
We think we have a grip on our values. But it’s all too easy, especially in today’s saturated world of social media, to get derailed by other people’s judgements about what makes a worthwhile life, job or dreams.
To get there, we have to reflect on our core values.
No one likes messing up, but it’s part of being human. When you admit a mistake, it might feel like you’re exposing a weakness. But, in reality, you’re showing that you’re an authentic, honest human being. Here’s 7 ways owning your mistakes will make you more powerful!
I’m not great at meditating. OK. Scratch that. I’m terrible at meditating. Meditation may be touted as the key to achieving mindfulness, but the act of sitting down and trying to clear your mind can be challenging for many. The good news is that mindfulness isn’t only accessible through meditation.
I’m not going to lie, the past few months have been a wild, self-reflective ride. You see, the things that I’d always put down as being personal flaws are now being slowly re-imagined as challenges related to neurodiversity. Specifically, ADHD.
For as long as I can remember, the sea has been my medicine. A safe haven. Better than any mindfulness app I’ve ever downloaded. A tonic for the soul. I feel the gravitational pull of the sea. I’ve experienced its healing powers, and I’m not the only one.
Why do some days feel like you’re fighting a losing battle? The to-do list is growing wildly out of control and, quite frankly, a lot of the stuff on there needs to happen, like, yesterday. Yet despite the spiralling anxiety, procrastination has me frozen in my tracks.
It takes time to build a trusting relationship, and with new faces appearing at the helm every quarter, our little marketing department began to feel isolated from the larger workforce. This all changed when Zita was recruited as our direct line manager…
Resilience has been a hot topic for a while, it was well on its way to becoming a buzzword before the pandemic. As with most buzzwords we kind of forget what it meant. There’s a ton of advice out there on how to become more resilient. But not all of it is actually true. So, let’s bust our way through some resilience myths.
Do you ever find yourself running behind schedule, scrambling to make it to meetings or failing to hit deadlines? Are you a serial procrastinator? Perhaps you have a reputation for… Always. Being. Late. Don’t worry, we’ve got your back!
If you’ve ever found yourself completely captivated by a speaker, have you ever asked yourself why their message resonated so much? What was it that kept you on the edge of your seat? Chances are it was the way they brought their words to life by bringing you into their story.