Job Crafting

Why? When was the last time you felt like this at work? Unfortunately many of us feel our job isn’t as interesting or worthwhile as it could be. The practice of ‘job crafting’ helps to make our work more fulfilling and engaging. It encourages us to highlight aspects of our job that fit well with […]

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Optimism

This picture is often used to start a discussion. Is the glass half empty or half full? Is it both? What’s your gut tell you and does this really reveal anything about your personality?  Optimism You might know someone (or be someone) who people often notice for their positive take on situations. When something goes […]

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Meaning and Purpose

Eudaimonic Well-Being Last time we explored hedonia – one of the pathways to happiness/well-being. Now to look at the second pathway, eudaimonia, in more detail. Eudaimonia: has roots in the Ancient Greek words ‘eu’ meaning good and ‘daimon’ meaning power, fate, lesser deity or guiding spirit. A brief review; eudaimonic well-being comes from actions which […]

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Welcome!

Hi everyone, some of you pointed out that I forgot to introduce myself so here goes… I’m a thirty-something year old living in London after recently moving back from the UAE, where I worked for ten years between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. My professional background is in education and I’ve taken a sabbatical to complete […]

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Well-Being

Well-being is a buzz word these days. Everyone wants a piece of it and there are endless suggestions on how to get it. How many people do you know that are dabbling in mindfulness and meditation? Earnestly colouring in mandala patterns or partaking in a body scan and breathing exercise after completing their sun salutations? […]

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