What is positivity? Positivity at work is more than a personal mindset or attitude. It is part of a bigger movement that influences the individual worker, how the workforce interacts with one another, and how workers align with the organisational goals and culture at large. Positive workplace cultures ensure beneficial change that ripples from leaders
Ten Ways to Beat Your Post-Holiday Blues
If you are feeling low after your holiday, you are not alone. Holiday Blues are well-recognised and common. A 2015 National Alliance on Mental Illness survey shows that 64% of respondents experience anxiety and depression during holidays. First, this is not a medical diagnosis, and you will not find it in the DSM-V. It is a normal
How Can a Business Be a Force for Good?
Purposeful businesses extend beyond just trying to make a profit and also aim to achieve positive social or environmental impacts. As well as providing their service or product with minimal negative impact, they attempt to use their brand voice and influence to make a positive impact. In recent years, much attention has been paid to
What is Resilience?
Right now, for you, humanity, and the planet, resilience is vital to survival and essential for a good life. We must understand and master it. However, defining resilience is tricky. What do we mean by resilience? The first challenge is to separate our human resilience from others—ecological, climate, soil, supply chain, technology, engineering or construction.
Christmas Gift Ideas that Support Resilience
It’s that time of the year when we are reminded of the beauty of giving, receiving, and practicing gratitude for what we have. However, for many people, the holidays are also one of the most stressful times of the year. As the year draws to a close, it can bring extra work pressure, anxiety about
A Practical Guide to Holiday Resilience
The holiday season is a time to recover, relax, connect with loved ones and celebrate. It is also an opportunity to reflect on the past year so that you can gain some perspective on what went well, what was difficult, and how you can improve. If you haven’t already, we invite you to register for
How I Manage to Share a Clear Vision Thanks to My Blind Classmate
With your explanations, I can finally understand. Oh, I see, is that it?! You explain it so well. As long as I can remember, I have heard a lot of these sentences from people in my personal and professional life and never gave them any specific credit. When I first started my career in hospitality,
Burnout in Healthcare: Does It Really Exist?
People leading mental health and well-being can suffer from a lack of it. Read more to find out all about how we can build a more mentally fit workforce, especially in critical environments such a healthcare. What is Burnout? Burnout as a concept was introduced by the American psychoanalyst Herbert Freudenberger. He initially associated the
How to Achieve Mental Clarity
To achieve presence, focus, clarity and unitive consciousness sounds good. For those caught in worry, rumination, distraction, impulsivity and the storm of noise in their heads, it is hard to imagine. From presence to focus and clarity to unity You are 100% present in the moment unfolding around you—no noise Attention is focused and steady for long periods—no distractions Your