workplace stress

Time and Management: Tackle enemies of efficiency

How are your time management skills? Are you a good multi-tasker? People pride themselves on being able to multi-task but it might not be helping our efficiency. Or is it?

Stressed? When a Headache Becomes a Heart Attack!

What is Stress? Of course stress exists, but the word ‘stress’ itself is often applied incorrectly. Many people will use it when they have a temporary work overload, whereas in fact stress only occurs when a person perceives (over a prolonged period) that they have insufficient personal resources to cope with a given situation.

Mother Nature as a Stress Reliever

Headley Court, the UK’s armed forces’ dedicated rehabilitation centre, is offering gardening therapy to their patients – servicemen and women – who are trying to heal wounds gained in combat and to rejoin their units as quickly as possible, albeit sometimes in a different role.
Find out from motivational speaker, Carole Spiers, how gardening helps soldiers come to terms with their psychological or physiological loss.

The Key to Success: Plan for a Stress-free Retirement

As retirement becomes a new chapter in your life, it is important to approach that lifetime change in a positive way. One issue that many people fail to consider when planning for their retirement, is the potential stress that can come from a fundamental lifestyle change coupled with an often new environment, as explained by Motivational Speaker Carole Spiers.