Is It Worth Listening To Your Brain All The Time?

Is It Worth Listening To Your Brain All The Time?

How we react to threats – and whether listening to your brain is always the right way to respond Did you know that when you react to a situation, you have two possible responses – one from the rational part of your brain, and one from the impulsive area? When...
Work Relationships – it’s the Little Things

Work Relationships – it’s the Little Things

Relationships can be difficult to navigate in our personal lives, but throw the work factor into the mix, and there’s an extra layer of complication – for several reasons. Developing relationships with people we work with is founded on the same principles as any...
Why We Need To Support Men Too

Why We Need To Support Men Too

“Man up” – “Don’t be such a pussy” – “Emotions are a weakness”…. The chances are that if you’re a man, then these are the attitudes that have surrounded you from a very young age, probably starting with “Boys don’t cry”.   The sad reality is that these attitudes...
How to deal with our feelings, and those of others

How to deal with our feelings, and those of others

In Part 1 we talked about the importance of teaching children how to recognise and manage their feelings; and in Part 2 we explored how important feelings can be in the workplace, and the impact they can have when things go right – and when they go wrong.   In...
The Importance of Feelings – in the Workplace

The Importance of Feelings – in the Workplace

In the last blog post, we talked about the importance of teaching children how to recognise and manage their feelings, because research has shown what a positive impact this skill can have on the rest of their lives. In this second part of our three part series, we’ll...