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The importance of psychological safety at work cannot be overrated, not only as a way to encourage open communication but to create an environment of growth and productivity.

Charlotte Austin
Charlotte Austin

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Why empowerment in the workplace is key and 11 ways to encourage it

Employee empowerment is the concept that if you provide employees with the correct resources and authority to do their work, they will be happier, more efficient and more motivated. It’s no surprise then that empowerment is directly linked to engagement—an empowered employee will be more engaged in their work and an engaged employee will feel more empowered in turn. So, how do you create a sense of empowerment at work?

Charlotte Austin
Charlotte Austin
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How to bring mindful leadership practices into your org structure

As individuals continue to reevaluate their priorities post-pandemic, a lot of focus has been placed on how workplaces can adapt to better meet the needs of their employees.

Charlotte Austin
Charlotte Austin
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The science behind breathwork: the benefits of breath in the workplace

We’ve all heard the saying ‘take a breath’. The concept of harnessing the breath to release stress is nothing new, but thanks to ongoing research, the list of known breathwork benefits is ever-evolving.

Charlotte Austin
Charlotte Austin
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How to succeed at work using behavioural science

There are three top determinants that can help you succeed at work or any aspect of your life for that matter. The first is your skillset, the second is how you relate these skills to the world, and finally there’s your privilege (which covers things like your networks). So, if you learn certain life skills, you relay them to the world in a way that's impactful and you work on improving your privilege, you will definitely encourage professional success.

Gabriella Bergin-Cartwright
Gabriella Bergin-Cartwright
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What is lucid dreaming and how can it reduce insomnia, anxiety and depression?

The general definition of lucid dreaming is being consciously aware that you are dreaming. Some people go further and suggest that in order to lucid dream, you should be fully controlling your dreams as well. If you’ve never experienced it before you might worry about lucid dreaming anxiety but in most cases it’s enjoyable and completely fascinating.

Nicole Hennig
Nicole Hennig
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Why mindfulness at work is so effective at improving performance

Neuroscientist Dr. Tamara Russell talks us through the physiology of mindfulness based stress reduction, how it affects our brain, and why mindfulness in the workplace can improve focus, collaboration and performance.

Marion Chomse
Marion Chomse
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How to improve sleep quality: an expert guide

I’m often asked what happens if we don’t get enough sleep? Without a sufficient amount of sleep, and certainly enough deep and REM sleep, we start to see a detrimental impact on our physical, mental and emotional health, both in the short and long term.

Nicole Hennig
Nicole Hennig
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What is Precision Mental Health and how can it help with Depression?

The goal is to understand it in a lot of detail and to get that new model for how each individual person’s brain works and how it connects to their symptoms and experiences. From there, we can make more accessible tests and tailor treatment in a much more personalised way.

Josh Jacobs
Josh Jacobs
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What you should know about the mind-gut connection

Very few people talk about the fact that negative emotions in the brain can do almost the same damage as unhealthy food. Chronic stress decreases the diversity of your microbes, and changes the behaviour and leakiness of your gut. Your gut is a mirror image of your emotions.

Reeva Misra
Reeva Misra
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How can mindfulness help with stress?

Dr Edginton is interested in how our thoughts and emotions relate to our physical responses and how practices such as mindfulness help with stress reduction and management. We discuss the importance of applying a personalised approach to mindfulness-based stress reduction to be an effective aid in the treatment of many mental and physical disorders.

Reeva Misra
Reeva Misra
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How to avoid burnout: an expert’s take

The scientific understanding of stress shows it to be the result of an interaction between a person and their environment. So, when your environment becomes too demanding and you stop being able to cope in a good way, the balance is disturbed. You could look at stress as the precursor to burnout.

Nicole Hennig
Nicole Hennig