Five tips for getting rid of a negative mindset

By Paula Meir • June 22, 2018

Emotion is simply mental energy in motion; it’s a physiological storm occurring inside your body. When we experience strong emotions, especially negative ones, it can be tempting to squash them down, ignore them or medicate them away with prescription drugs, or a glass of wine (or three!).[…]

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It's okay to grieve at your own pace

By Paula Meir • May 11, 2018

There are two types of people in the world: Those who have lost someone they love and those that have not--yet. The latter are almost always the ones who will tell us how we should grieve, that we should “get over it”, or will offer up inane platitudes about it being “for the best”. I’m here to...[…]

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9 ways to reduce the stress of separation

By Paula Meir • May 11, 2018

I think most people (myself included)  who have ever been through a divorce would agree that it is a hugely stressful process. Apart from the deep heartbreak and grief at the loss of a relationship, the other thing that makes it hard is the loss of control. I can't take away the stress, anxiety,...[…]

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"I'm no good at maths": a blog about limiting beliefs

By Paula Meir • May 1, 2018

      I’m no good at maths. There I’ve said it out loud. Actually, it’s not really a secret, I often tell people that I’ve never been any good at maths. Growing up I said it to myself over and over again. At least once a day, at some point during every maths lesson I would tell myself “I’m no...[…]

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How to enhance employee wellbeing in 3 simple steps

By Paula Meir • April 24, 2018

  Mental resilience and wellbeing in the workplace is not merely an ethical or topical concern for management anymore. With mental health issues increasing, especially for the millennials, we all have a responsibility to take action. Employee wellbeing can have a profound effect on performance,...[…]

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4 ways improving your mental health will make you a more successful leader

By Paula Meir • April 19, 2018

Let’s face facts, the demands placed on leaders has changed immeasurably over the past decade. Quite aside from the pace of technological change (both at home and in the workplace), the impact of different generations  is slowly but surely re-shaping corporate culture. Gone are the days where...[…]

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No, you aren’t a fraud: understanding imposter syndrome

By Paula Meir • April 16, 2018

  Do you ever feel unsure of yourself? Like a failure? Do you ever wish you had more confidence? Do you put yourself down in front of others or resent other people’s success? Do you often find yourself saying “yes” to requests when you really want to say no? Are you constantly worrying about...[…]

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Get back into the stream: Five strategies for letting go of the negative

By Paula Meir • April 11, 2018

Emotion is simply mental energy in motion; it’s a physiological storm of some sort occurring inside your body. When we experience strong emotions, especially negative ones, it can be tempting to squash them down, ignore them or medicate them away with prescription drugs or a  glass of wine -- or...[…]

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How Healthy is your Facebook Feed?

By Paula Meir • April 6, 2018

Too much smoking, sugar, and not enough exercise are all bad for our health. We know this from decades of research and received wisdom. In fact, it’s fair to say there are lots of things we grew up with that have since been identified as being bad for our health. But what about Facebook?[…]

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Make your candidate feel uncomfortable: you’ll be glad you did!

By Paula Meir • April 6, 2018

Some candidates are very good at interviewing. Gifted communicators, who play well into the recruiting managers psyche, they can tune into their wavelength with ease and before you know it there is a meeting of minds. Is this a good thing?[…]

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