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How to do some deep self-reflection and self-discovery… for free!

A couple of months ago at LinkedInLocal in Newcastle we had an awesome speaker in Joshua Riffe who took us through a process to recognise how to notice if we are procrastinating and how to free oursel...

How I’m Striving to Overcome People Pleasing

People pleasing has been a bit of a life-long problem of mine (unless you speak to my family, they think I’m a proper bossy cow. I’m the oldest of 4 siblings and the oldest grandchild on both sides – ...

My Why

My Why So, I am a Chartered Business / Organisational / Work / Occupational / I/O Psychologist who has spent most of my career in Human Resources – Internal Recruitment as well as some training, caree...

How to go on holiday as a small business owner and mum!

On the second anniversary of quitting corporate life and setting up my own business, I’ve had a pretty interesting couple of years, doing some things amazingly well and absolutely sucking at others. O...

How to attract and keep happy humans*

(*for your your business, not your love life) Last month the second annual Newcastle Startup Week took place across multiple venues across the city. Five days and nights of inspiration and support fro...

Getting fired and why it was the best thing to happen to me…

So I got fired from my first ‘real’ job. About six months into my probationary period my line manager sits me down at the end of a full day – with the Director’s PA and says “I am sure this isn’...

Workplace Mental Health and Well-being

Employee mental health and well-being is an important issue employers should address, due to moral and economic reasons. With the ever-changing 21st century demands of a work-force, one must know how ...

How to ensure you’re getting the sleep you need to function

I’m not sure what’s worse – obliviously struggling to sleep. Or actually knowing why you’re struggling! I’m a student on the Occupational & Organisational Psychology MSc and I REALLY LOVE every ne...