20Apr 2017
healthy eating in the workplace

The effects of having an unhealthy relationship with food and body image distress aren’t restricted to individuals’ personal life – like any other cause of stress, they spill over into all other areas of life, including work. Mindful Eating is a new scientific technique that allows us to observe, understand and gain awareness of our eating behaviour. This systemic approach to eating works on several levels, tackling family and societal influences, individual’s emotions and habitual pattern of responding to stress, as well as misconceptions and lack of education on nutrition.

12Oct 2016
laughter yoga, Hove StressBusters

Thank you all for coming along last night to celebrate the 5th anniversary of our community stress management programme Hove StressBusters! It was great to take stock of the different things we’ve done over the last 12 months and present all the ongoing activities. During the evening we laughed and played, got lulled into a hypnotic trance, learned how to let go of negative emotions and beliefs, and how to play with and transform words and concepts… we really tackled stress from several different angles!

30Mar 2016
burnout prevention, stress

I recently ran several in-house stress management workshops for a mixed bunch of designers, engineers, marketing, HR, production and support staff employed by a Sussex-based company. One thing became clear – some of them were heading towards burnout, and yet this is a company that really takes workplace wellbeing seriously and invests in a number of initiatives and services to improve the health and wellbeing of their employees. So why were these people so stressed out?

21Feb 2016
Brighton StressBusters

The launch of Brighton StressBusters programme at the Hanover Centre last Friday was everything we could have hoped for! We moved our chi, played, laughed and were lulled into a hypnotic trance… tackling stress from several different angles.

10Dec 2015
personality psychometric profiling

Have you ever wondered what the secret to developing highly performing teams is? Effective management is the obvious answer but as any experienced manager knows, there is no such thing as a ‘one-size-fits-all’ management strategy. Different people have different strengths and weaknesses and need to be managed accordingly. Some people may not even be suitable […]

07Oct 2015
4th anniversary of Hove StressBusters

Thank you all for coming along last night to celebrate the 4th anniversary of our community stress management programme Hove StressBusters! It was great to take stock of all our activities over the past 12 months and present all the ongoing projects, including the new addition to our programme, the weekly low-cost Stress & Anxiety Support Group.

28Feb 2015
Business NLP applications

Basic skills which improve and enhance rapport building, communication, and goal setting are all widely used in the world of business, even though the people using them are very often not aware of their NLP origin. And this is just the tip of the NLP iceberg.

03Jul 2014
NLP psychology

Behind the name ‘Neurolinguistic Programming’ which, according to legend, came about as a student prank, hides a very well founded and complex psychological discipline. Neurolinguistic Programming, or NLP in short, started off as an academic project, an investigation into the speech patterns of three well known psychotherapists:  the originator of conversational hypnosis Milton Erickson, the […]