Take Time Out to Make 2016 Your Best Year Yet!

Our 24/7 culture of overwork has completely blurred the boundaries between work and leisure time. Many people feel too pressured by their work commitments to take their full leave allocation and when they actually manage to take a holiday they still feel obliged to check on emails and remain contactable by their boss. By constantly ...

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Are you addicted to busyness?

Jayne Morris explores our modern day cultural addiction to busyness. Being busy and overworked has become part of our current collective conditioning because we often equate busyness with self-worth and status.  The moment we wake up in the morning we are already busy thinking about all of the things we need to do throughout the ...

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Wake up call for the UK workforce

BBC Presenter Andrew Marr recently made a public statement following his stroke about being ‘lucky to be alive’, saying that he had ‘been very very heavily overworking’ the year before.  This brave announcement should be treated as a wake up call to those of us continuously running on reserves and burning the candle at both ...

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