Is it worth worrying about things you can’t control?
Stress and overwhelm

Is it worth worrying about things you can’t control?

I’m not sure why, but recently I found myself thinking about what is within my control and what’s not. In psychology, this is called locus of control and is a concept initially developed in the 1950s. Conventional wisdom suggests that you should not worry about things that are outside of your control. Worrying about things…

Trouble sleeping – you are not alone, try these tactics
Self-care | Stress and overwhelm

Trouble sleeping – you are not alone, try these tactics

Whether it’s a pandemic or nerves for an important (video) meeting we all have trouble sleeping from time to time. Sometimes it’s not clear what keeps you awake, maybe your brain just hasn’t processed the day yet and in the quiet hours, it wanders around in the dark bumping into things. For me, it’s often…

3 Ways Coaching helps Workplace Stress
Stress and overwhelm

3 Ways Coaching helps Workplace Stress

Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) are frequently provided by good employers to help with, amongst other things, workplace stress. EAPs often offer counselling for stressed employees. Some employers (and employees) still think that there is a stigma attached to counselling. Coaching has a more positive association though. Coaching for workplace stress takes one of three forms:…