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Feed your mind

Author and leadership expert James Kerr has studied high-performing teams including the All Blacks to learn the secrets of their success. In this video, he talks about the role of a good leader in building responsibility and resilience. “Leaders create other leaders by passing the ball, to use a sporting analogy. The ideal […]

Former Chief Business Officer, Google X

Feed your mind

Attaining happiness is as predictable as getting fit, says Mo Gawdat, former Chief Business Officer at Google X and founder of One Billion Happy. “If you make happiness your priority and go to the happiness ‘gym’ four to five times a week, you will be happier.” Mo says that if we make it […]

Positivity practice

Feed your mind

Acclaimed Sophrologist Dominique Antiglio has a positivity exercise for us, for whenever stress or negative thoughts come to us. The practice taps into mind, body and breath. If you like the practice shared by Dominique here, check out BeSophro’s new Move Forward with Positivity course, which was developed specifically in response to how […]

Rediscover hope where we can

Feed your mind

As an actor, Michael Legge struggled for years with anxiety, panic attacks and lack of confidence, before seeking help when it started to affect his career. Learning ways to manage his anxiety and how to build his own confidence, he found a passion for coaching and teaching. His aim? To build clarity, connection […]

How to breathe better with a mask

Struggle & success

Many of us are struggling to find ways to breathe calmly and deeply while wearing a mask. Too often we find the breaths getting more and more shallow, which leads to increasing levels of anxiety. Breathwork coach Jamie Clements has worked with people recovering from covid-19, and shows us how to control our […]

Finding the love you deserve – even in a pandemic

Struggle & success

Author and love coach Persia Lawson has created a terrific free resource for single people, looking to court consciously during the pandemic and call in the happy, healthy relationship they deserve. In the audio training, Persia’s training explains what a happy, healthy relationship looks like, how you can transform your love life, the way to […]

Questions to ponder in 2021

Struggle & success

Anna Percy-Davis New Year’s day has come and gone in a particular blur this year and so too have many of my potential New Year’s Resolutions. What is it about New Year’s resolutions anyway? They seem to be a really clever (or perhaps not so clever) way of setting ourselves up to fail. Besides, looking […]

Respectful interventions at work

Struggle & success

Kindness at work also means kindness to ourselves right now, says wellbeing consultant Catrin Donnelly. She says we don’t do enough to ask our colleagues how they’re doing, if we think they are working too hard, or not taking enough breaks, or look like they could be struggling. “Have a proper conversation. Look […]

Learning to adapt

Struggle & success

Rachel Kelly Most of us prefer to follow a more predictable path and don’t like being rattled by unforeseen events. And, unfortunately, life feels especially unpredictable at the moment. The world is going through rapid and unprecedented change. We might in the past have relied on certain pillars of stability, be they religious, political or […]

Teaching kids to be kind to their minds

Struggle & success

Just because you’re young, doesn’t mean you don’t have worries, emotional health practitioner Jo Morton-Brown tells children. Using a collection of teddies to represent worries, Jo explains how talking about worries can help children manage them. She tells children how to be kind to their minds, and open themselves up to new ideas […]

Sticker on the mirror

Struggle & success

Imagine the wonderful feeling of being completely happy in the skin you’ve been given. Hopefully, you feel that already? Therapist and counsellor Cat Williams says that the difficulty we have praising ourselves might also be because we don’t accept praise well from other people. She says: “We might think we are just being […]

The ’thank you’ practice

Struggle & success

Yogi Divya Kohli shares a practice for when we need to break the cycle of negative thought. This practice gives you instant positive energy like a burst of joy. She calls the practice “thank you” and it combines gratitude and mindfulness into one great practice.

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