“Have you filled a bucket today?”

I came across this delightful children’s book titled “Have You Filled a Bucket today?” by Carol McCloud and illustrated by David Messing and I thought that I would share it with you. Although this book is written for a very young audience I found it to be very helpful and insightful. Since reading it I […]

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Manage Your Stress – Change Your Thinking .. and other good advice.

Life can be challenging. How do we best manage these challenges and the stress that may show up so that we can enjoy life and get the most out of it? “Changing your thinking is the single most important thing that you can do to help manage stress” according to Dr Mike Evans, and I […]

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The value of power napping

The Value of Power Napping It’s that time of year again when there are only a few precious weeks to complete assessments tasks and exams for this year. This time of year always takes me back to being a student and I can remember vividly the feelings of tiredness that would appear when I knew […]

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Move more – it’s good for you!

This is most definitely one of the busiest and most challenging times of the year for students as everyone is finalising assessments tasks and preparing for exams. This often means that we are sitting in one place for longer periods of time and maybe not prioritising exercise and moving. But we know that moving is […]

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Be in the moment – mindfulness

Mindfulness – a ‘buzz word’ floating about. But what does it really mean? Do you have to experience mindfulness in a certain way? Does it mean being in control? Do you need training to be able to do it? Some people think it is spacing out and escaping. Some people think it is meditation. This […]

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