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Time to replenish

Elizabeth Feltoe | 5th July 2020

In the second of her series for Phase looking at finding and using our strengths, Sarah Crittenden makes some suggestions for finding space for R&R... we like the sound of that!Someone said to me the other day that they thought their current lifestyle wasn't so much 'working from home' as 'living at work'. Can anyone else relate to this?! Now w

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Switching off in lockdown

Elizabeth Feltoe | 17th May 2020

It's amazing to think how much life has changed in the last seven weeks. Regardless of whether you're at school, work, volunteering, furloughed, at home with young children, some of all of the above, where we spend our time is changed for everyone.I've been finding the lines between different areas of life have blurred. You might have found the sam

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Blue Monday...

Hannah Dengate | 17th January 2020

This coming Monday (20th January) has gained the name Blue Monday. The third Monday in January is supposedly the day when due to a number of factors including the weather, failure to stick to new year’s resolutions, debt level, Christmas seeming a long time ago, people are feeling at their lowest. A formula for calculating this day has even been d

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Sleep, Rest & Relaxation

Sasha Austin-Seade | 5th September 2017

We often take these three words as meaning the same thing and although they can be used together they mean completely different things. Let’s take a look at their definitions - Sleep – the natural resting state in which the body is not active and the mind does not think. Rest – to cease work or movement Relaxation – the state of being free from te

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Sasha Austin-Seade | 24th November 2016

Busy is the new fine! Sounds like an advertising slogan. I don’t know about you but I find myself saying it all the time. Conversations generally go like this. How was your day? Oh, busy but good. How are you doing? I’m so busy. Ooh any plans for the weekend? Weekend? What’s that? It’s always so busy. And on it goes. There is always another event,

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