COVID-19: a springboard for mental health?
As we acknowledge the various anniversaries of the COVID-19 pandemic and look back over a year of worry and suffering, our thoughts turn naturally to what happens after all this is over. There is light at the end of the tunnel, for the developed world at least, and we all face the prospect of returning […]Continue reading
The three types of burnout
Are you feeling exhausted and overwhelmed? Have you become cynical or negative at work? Do you snap at co-workers, find it hard to concentrate, or struggle to find the energy you need at work? Does work feel like a drag rather than something that engages your mind? You might be burnt out. Burnout is a […]Continue reading
Why taking care of our feelings matters
“Positive emotions are worth cultivating, not just as end states in themselves but also as a means to achieving psychological growth and improved well-being over time” – Barbara L. Fredrickson Broaden-and-Build Theory of Positive Emotions, 2001 According to recent psychological research, the experience of positive emotions such as joy, interest, contentment and love, not only […]Continue reading