Factual Friday – Let’s Face Facts

How safe are you on the road? Whether you are a driver or pedestrian, we are all responsible for road safety. Research suggests that at the end of March 2019, there were 38.4 million licensed vehicles in Great Britain. Add that to the current population of the Great Britain is approx. 67,530,172. So, there are 38.4 million licensed vehicles and … Read More

Thirsty Thursday – Fill up with 8, make sure you hydrate!

It is recommended that we drink 8 x 8oz glasses of water per day, this is known as the 8×8 rule. Whilst water isn’t the most exciting drink, it is the most important. Water has many benefits and is crucial for a healthy body. Benefits include: Lubricating the joints Forming saliva and mucus Delivering oxygen throughout the body Boosts skin … Read More

Wellbeing Wednesday – Wellness is wealth

Maintaining a happy and healthy lifestyle takes work and dedication, it is about being aware of the choices you make in order to get you there. Why not consider the points below to see how you can improve your wellbeing? Keep Learning – Learning doesn’t have to just be taking on new information, learning can be about learning from past … Read More

Teaching Tuesday – Teach, Talk and Thrive

Being employed to carry out a particular role often comes with responsibility to be qualified to a satisfactory standard. This may consist of accredited qualifications or on the job training which is signed off. Does your workplace carry out regular training to help and aid you in your day to day job? Do you feel fully informed to be able … Read More

Manageable Monday – Making it happen

Are you making a list and checking it twice? (Sorry we couldn’t resist!) This time of year becomes extremely busy, not only in the workplace but at home as well. Christmas is fast approaching and the chaos begins. It is however also a good time to re-group, de-clutter and re-organise. At Work: Clear your desk, bin anything that is no … Read More

Fruity Friday – Mixing it up

With the huge range of sweet treats on the supermarket shelves now, its so hard not to pick up bars of chocolate, cream cakes, ready-made desserts… The list goes on! It is easy to neglect that fruit can be a tasty and satisfying dessert. Instead of reaching for the desserts laden with refined sugar, why not try getting creative with … Read More

Thinking Thursday – Think before you act

How many times throughout the day are you on Autopilot? We do so many of the same tasks that they become second nature; we don’t always consider the consequences if it was to go wrong. Our brains have a structure called the default mode network. This network is responsible for evaluating past events and preparing for the future. Whilst some … Read More

Workout Wednesday – Working up a sweat

Although considered a chore at times – working out is great for lifting and having a positive effect on your mood. We spend too much time procrastinating when it comes to exercise, how many times have you said the following? I will exercise when I get home from work… then don’t! I will exercise after tea… and haven’t! I will … Read More

Talking Tuesday – Let’s get chatting

Whilst talking and chatting isn’t usually promoted in the workplace, when done in the right way it can be beneficial. By talking and chatting, we don’t just mean gossiping with your work colleague, about what you got up to at the weekend. Whilst the office phone is ringing, and the emails are pinging through. We mean positive communication… Instead of … Read More

Mindfulness Monday – Let’s re-connect

We are always being told to be mindful and practice mindfulness but what does it mean? Mindfulness is all about being in the moment and being present, listening to your body and what it is telling you. It is important to re-connect with our bodies from time to time. To be able to do this you need to either go … Read More

Flawless Friday – Keeping it clean!

Look around at your work space after that long week. Could it do with a quick spruce, a bit of a scrub or a full deep clean?! There is no time like the present! Friday afternoon when you are winding down ready to start the weekend, why not tidy around your workspace even as little as 10 minutes will make … Read More

Therapy Thursday – Think, Talk & Tackle your issues

Therapy is a treatment intended to relieve or heal the effects, of an illness whether that be mental, physical or emotional. This can cover many topics, some of which are listed below; Abuse, trauma, or neglect Isolation or loneliness Discrimination and stigma Social disadvantage, poverty or debt Severe or long-term stress Homelessness or poor housing Drug and alcohol misuse PTSD … Read More

Wisdom Wednesday – Welcoming Knowledge

Wisdom within the workplace Wisdom – definition: the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgement. We always refer to the wise old owl, why?! Wisdom doesn’t just refer to your colleagues who are nearing retirement and have spent many years learning the job. Whilst older, more experienced and having a vast range of knowledge because of time served, doesn’t … Read More

Tenacious Tuesday – Never give up

“Tenacity is the ability to hang on when letting go appears most attractive – Anonymous” When we think of being tenacious, we seem to conjure up images of a career minded person striving for perfection in an aggressive manner. This isn’t always the case, being tenacious can and probably does form part of your day to day activities, particularly when … Read More

Meticulous Monday – Making sure it is right

Measure twice, cut once – How meticulous are you in your job? Have you ever been in such a hurry to complete a job? You rush through it, complete it and then it turns out wrong?! How frustrating! Stop and take a minute to compose yourself and think strategically about what you are about to do, making sure what you … Read More

Focused Friday – Keeping your eye on the target

Have you got that Friday feeling? When we are about to go into the weekend, it is easy to switch off and stop concentrating. You are looking forward to the weekend, having a lie in, relaxing and not having to work… Whilst we don’t blame you, it is important to make sure you stay alert whilst carrying out your job. … Read More

Thorough Thursday – Keeping it in check!

How thorough are you with your Health and Safety procedures, Checks and Inspections? Making sure you carry out the correct procedures and have the correct policies in place is imperative. Are you 100% confident that you have all aspects of Health and Safety covered within your workplace? There may be things you have missed, legislation you aren’t fully up to … Read More

Wealth Wednesday – What’s your take?

What comes to mind when you hear ‘Wealth’? Most people think of lots of money, luxurious lifestyles, fancy cars… The list is endless. However, have you ever stopped to think you are extremely wealthy just for having air in your lungs? We all take our bodies for granted; To be able to breathe with ease To have use of all … Read More

Tidy Tuesday – Tidy work space, Tidy mind!

More often than not we are so busy, the area around us both in work and at home becomes untidy, its normal! However, sometimes it feels good to just take time out of your day to stop what you are doing and regroup. Why not stick on some of your favourite music and begin your cleaning spree – whether you … Read More

Mind Blowing Monday – Did you know?

How many of these interesting facts do you know already? Lack of Sleep Is More Deadly Than Starvation – According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, getting enough sleep is essential for good health. Sleep is a basic need of the body, and the effects of sleep deprivation can be as serious as not eating or breathing. Eating … Read More