How to transition back to work after lockdown

How do you stay mentally healthy as you begin to go back to work? Everyone’s situation is different. Some people are confused, worried and apprehensive about returning to work. For many, they have started to adjust to the routine of working from home, or being on furlough and now they have to manage another adjustment. […]

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1000 Rep Workout Challenge

Warm Up 1 minute high knee jog on the spot 1 minute side to side toe touches 1 minute heel to bum kicks 1 minute over arm stretches (30 seconds both ways) 1 minute side stretches (30 seconds both ways) 100 Push Ups 100 Bodyweight Sqats 100 Overhead Press 100 Mountain Climbers 100 Tricep Dips […]

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How to self-care if you have to self-isolate

How to self-care if you have to self-isolate It can be easy to fall into the trap of turning into a couch potato if you have to stay at home due to coronavirus. However, it could be the perfect opportunity to self-care and do some of the things you have been putting off for an […]

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Time to Talk

Let me tell you about Shona I am Shona. I was a successful and confident Lawyer, but something changed. When I started a family I didn’t want to work 60 hour weeks anymore, but it was hard to get that work/life balance right after working that way for years. By 2013 due to culture where […]

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What should You Do 10,000 steps a day, or 30 minutes of brisk walking per day?

Many of us where a pedometer or tracking device these days and are obsessed with getting to that 10,000 steps per day. However, many of those steps are ineffective, because you don’t increase your heart rate. There will still be a benefit to this, rather than doing nothing. If you want to get fitter, aim […]

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Top 10 Tips on Losing Weight For Busy Mums

With Christmas only weeks away, wouldn’t you like to get your weight under control before the festivities begin? It only takes some minor changes to your lifestyle and it doesn’t need to be a chore. The best way to lose weight is to lose around 1-2lb per week and stick to a balanced diet and […]

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Pick a Mood Booster

Walk or Cycle to Work Listen to a New Podcast The one i’ve just listened to is called Safe For Work by Liz Dolan and Rico Gagliano. It’s about avoiding burnout and negotiating a payrise. https://open.spotify.com/show/53B4eaJ7M2E6sufc8Q13v0 Text a Friend – just because… Great start to the day!

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Men are reaching burn-out. Is self-care the answer?

Why is this? Many professional men if posed with the question, ‘do you self-care?’ would probably stare at you blankly. However, it’s a fact that men are three times more likely to take their lives than women in the UK, which makes suicide the single biggest cause of death in men under the age of […]

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What makes you SPECIAL

SPECIAL S.pecial – Well i’m Bionic for a start. I believe I stand out from an overcrowded market. I’m not just a Coach, i’m a Coach with the lived experience. I get people, because it’s most likely that i’ve been where they’ve been and if I haven’t, I know someone close to me who has, […]

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I’ve had the pleasure of seeing Shona speak on mental health, issues in the workplace and more as well as being able to work with her one to one and this lady knows her stuff! Her attitude to helping people is amazing, her ability to actually treat people as real human beings is key – she has given me advice on legal matters, mental health and more – I can’t recommend her enough

Matthew Ruddle – Head Honcho at Matt Ruddle Consultancy

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