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

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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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Losing your job: could this be the best moment of your life?

By Paula Meir • April 6, 2018

I know this isn’t the first thought that goes into someone’s mind when you are being shown the door. It can happen for a multiplicity of reasons and it might not feel fair or justified. However, there is hope around the corner. You may be thrown onto a seemingly endless emotional rollercoaster...[…]

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4 Reasons Why Sending Flame Mails Could Damage Your Relationships

By Paula Meir • April 5, 2018

I’m not sure what it is about email that provides a platform for people to behave and communicate badly. Whether it’s because they are behind a screen and it makes people feel brave and authoritative in the moment I don’t know. In fact, I can guarantee that the person would never probably say...[…]

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Why failure is the oxygen of success and happiness

By Paula Meir • April 5, 2018

On a recent car journey with my son (age 20) the conversation turned to the subject of failure: “I don’t put myself in a position where I fail mum, I usually bail before that happens” He stopped short of saying “failure isn’t an option” but it’s certainly one of those subliminal messages that...[…]

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Get strong! 4 ways to build your mental resilience

By Paula Meir • April 5, 2018

Resilience. It’s hard to miss hearing or reading about it and, if you didn’t know better, you might think it’s just the latest self-help fad.  But it’s not.  Researchers have studied it for years, and the science is clear: High resilience is significantly associated with successful aging, lower...[…]

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