Mental Fitness Toolkit


Thriving in a VUCA world

March 30th, 2021|

Last week, in an online symposium run by my University for its MAPP-CP (Masters in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology) students, I had the incredible opportunity to listen to and engage with multiple academics and practitioners from around the world in the fields of positive psychology, social science and medicine. These experts delivered lectures

Not enough time?

March 30th, 2021|

“You don’t build the life you want by saving time. You build the life you want, and then time saves itself. Recognizing that is what makes success possible.” ― Laura Vanderkam, American author Not enough time? Ask yourself, “What are my priorities?” In my Purposeful Women of Faith Circle meeting last month, we shared openly

5 ways to handle your time so that it pays you back

March 30th, 2021|

So, you’re a serial procrastinator, a perfectionist who finds it difficult to start tasks, your massive to-do list is growing every day and you’re always racing against the clock and running out of time. Well you’re certainly not alone. We fall victim to these tendencies when we convince ourselves that poor time management is a

Tapping into the GROW Model

March 30th, 2021|

I saw a meme the other day that said – “2020, I would like to speak to your manager.” I thought that was funny and I even laughed, but isn’t this what we all want now? Somebody to tell us what is going on and when this will end. As we all prepare for the

Understanding bipolar disorder

March 29th, 2021|

When talking about wellbeing, it's common to use the word "balance" to describe optimal state of mind and body. When we experience an imbalance, we might start experiencing discomfort and find coping with daily challenges difficult. Often, our mood can impact the way we perceive the world around us and how we interact with people.

Escaping a career rut – a case study

March 23rd, 2021|

Many of my clients come to me with the feeling that they are stuck in the job they have been doing for a number of years. No amount of training or personal development can help them overcome that feeling of ‘stuckness’ in their current roles. They are unfulfilled and they have no idea how to

Escape from the professional comfort zone

March 23rd, 2021|

There is a great temptation to play it safe and stay in the professional comfort zone. Given the choice between feeling secure because you have a good idea of what your day will bring, and feeling nervous because you are planning to do something challenging that makes you feel unsafe, which option would you choose?

A different perspective on giving feedback

March 5th, 2021|

Many people may feel reluctant to give constructive feedback as words may come out wrong. This happens to everyone and I mean everyone because we generally have emotions accompanied with it. We tend to focus on what we should say however, having some awareness on what happens to us before and during our conversation may

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