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How to become more resilient to stress, stay calm and focused.

Sophrology for stress management in the workplace

Stress is the normal physiological response of our body when feeling threatened or in danger. Whether facing real or imagined danger, our body instantly enters the fight or flight mode. This reaction to stress exists to protect us. In emergency situations, this reaction can save our life by providing the additional strength and energy required […] Read more…

3 Sophrology exercises you can do at your desk to calm your mind and relax your body

Sophrology exercises to relax at your desk

If you don’t have time to step away from your desk and relax for 20 minutes or more but would still benefit from bursts of stress relief and relaxation, the following short Sophrology exercises could do the trick. Repeat regularly and notice the improvement on your wellbeing, a more relaxed body, a calmer and more focused […] Read more…

Why should businesses bother introducing mindfulness in the workplace?

Mindfulness at work

A few years ago, the idea of bringing meditation in the workplace made business owners cringe. Things have drastically changed since scientific research has been carried out to prove the efficiency of mindfulness meditation on stress reduction. Businesses are now intrigued by its potential. Mindfulness is in fashion and more and more businesses are now […] Read more…

The case for introducing relaxation in your workplace

The health and Safety Executives states in their annual statistics report for 2012/2013 that stress, depression or anxiety and musculoskeletal disorders account for the majority of days lost due to work-related ill health. These issues cost thousands of pounds to the business and badly affect employees’ health and wellbeing. Realising the urgency of the situation, […] Read more…

Slow down! How time pressure creates stress in the workplace

Globalisation and our incredibly competitive world have profoundly changed businesses’ organisation. The quest for more productivity and performance is never ending leading to regular internal restructuring and upgrade to new technologies. Time hasn’t extended, we still have exactly the same amount of time that we had before but the load and density of the work […] Read more…

How can the physical working environment impact employees’ morale, health and wellbeing?

Which business owner would not wish for employees and managers that: get on well and enter the workplace full of vitality, motivation and focus? work productively and efficiently on their own as well as in teams? communicate their needs and expectations clearly? That would be ideal and definitely at the heart of a business’ success. […] Read more…

Eight simple tweaks to reduce negativity in the workplace

Negativity affects businesses in many different ways. If not tackled, it can contaminate the workplace and lead a company to underperform and fail. To ensure sustainability,  businesses should be aware of the effects of negativity and able to recognise the signs and take action to prevent the disease from spreading. The head of any business […] Read more…

Why should businesses care about their workforce’s sleep quality and how can they help improve it?

Sleeping too little or not sleeping well has a direct impact not only on people’s health but also their performance at work. Companies with employees that sleep well perform better than those that with deprived workers. A member of staff sleeping badly or not enough is likely to experience the following: Change in mood and […] Read more…

Practical ways to build employees’ resilience to stress and prevent burnout

Wellbeing in the workplace is a vast subject which cannot easily be covered in one blog post. All my upcoming blog posts will be linked to the topic in one way or another. What I am interested in is looking at specific areas that can drastically galvanise employee wellbeing if considered and addressed carefully by […] Read more…