Transforming stress through the power of the heart

Transforming stress through the power of the heart

Let’s face it — life today is overwhelming. We are bombarded with information, distractions, expectations and competing commitments. We live with a constant sense of there not being enough time for all the things we believe are important to us. It’s a struggle to stay...

Beyond Resilience: How to Live an Anti-fragile Life

Beyond Resilience: How to Live an Anti-fragile Life

Anti-fragile, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, offers a unique perspective on stress, uncertainty and resilience. I found it an inspiring and challenging read. In this article, I’ll define anti-fragility, then share 6 ideas that I will personally try to use to live a more...

Heart intelligence – an intuitive navigation system for uncertain times

Introduction We are living in a world that appears to grow in complexity by the day. The challenges we face are multi-layered, continually evolving and ambiguous. It is increasingly recognised that when facing complex challenges, we cannot rely solely on rational...

Self-care for those who care – a voice from a wellbeing worker

Kirsty Macleod is a mental health social worker who cares passionately about wellbeing of workers in this sector. Here she shares her unique perspective on self-care for those who are caring for others during these exceptional and uncertain times. As workers in the...

What does it mean to work relationally? A philosophical perspective

Yesterday I attended a wonderful event as part of the Fire Starter Festival which explored what it means to be relational — both at work and in our wider lives. Our conversations spanned interconnected topics such as psychological safety, co-production, vulnerability,...
Transforming stress through the power of the heart

Transforming stress through the power of the heart

Let’s face it — life today is overwhelming. We are bombarded with information, distractions, expectations and competing commitments. We live with a constant sense of there not being enough time for all the things we believe are important to us. It’s a struggle to stay...

Beyond Resilience: How to Live an Anti-fragile Life

Beyond Resilience: How to Live an Anti-fragile Life

Anti-fragile, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, offers a unique perspective on stress, uncertainty and resilience. I found it an inspiring and challenging read. In this article, I’ll define anti-fragility, then share 6 ideas that I will personally try to use to live a more...

Wiser Action for Uncertain Times

Wiser Action for Uncertain Times

Many of the complex challenges we face today resemble existential crises rather than technical problems. So how can we act with more wisdom in these profoundly uncertain times? We experience an existential crisis when our worldview proves incapable of handling...