Rest Is Not a Luxury
Every year come December, I am inundated with friends, family, and clients telling me how tired and burnt out they are. Modern workplaces and 21st century living has resulted in employees working longer hours, taking fewer holidays, and succumbing to illness when they finally do stop for their annual Christmas break. This year has been particularly taxing with working from home blurring the lines of work, family and rest. Working on demand without daily periods of rest and sleep is simply unsustainable. In the pursuit of excellence, and the rise of “hustle culture”, we have come to believe that rest…Read Rest Is Not a Luxury
How do you get leaders to take responsibility for their team’s wellbeing?
70% of employees feel that their organisations are not doing enough to promote wellbeing in the workplace, with a lack of support from their leaders being the number one cause for professional burnout, according to a recent survey on workplace burnout by Deloitte So what can you, as a leader do to promote wellbeing and reduce feelings of burnout and overwhelm in your team? 1. Improve workplace culture Recent research shows that 1 in 3 employees do not feel comfortable taking vacation time. Not only that, but changes in workplace situations means more and more people are working from home,…Read How do you get leaders to take responsibility for their team’s wellbeing?
Why self-compassion is important for your well-being
“The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.” ~ Steve Maraboli There is little doubt that the person we’re most critical of, is ourselves. We live in a world that encourages us to set goals, strive to be the best that we can be, and then the value of ourselves is often based on our own achievements. But what happens when that success does not happen or life isn’t working out as planned? More often than not, we start to lose hope, we begin to harshly criticise ourselves and our self-esteem begins to plummet. So,…Read Why self-compassion is important for your well-being