PEOPLEBOOSTER BLOG

What would you give for a calm Christmas?

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What would you give for a calm Christmas?   What’s the worst Christmas stress for you? The expense? The weight gain? The shopping? What to buy for Auntie Janet? The cooking? Hanging out with people driving you crazy? Spending too much, spending too little? Brussels sprouts?  Or all of the above? If you don’t do […]

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Are you feeling SAD?

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Are you feeling SAD?   You may have heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD  but did you know the NHS estimate it affects 1 in every 15 people in the UK every year? A less severe reaction to shorter, darker days known as ‘winter blues’ affects even more people so all tolled, most of […]

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When you’re overwhelmed…   When you’re overwhelmed, it can feel like there’s no hope, no way forward and it’s easy to lose faith in your ability to move forward. You might feel lost, blocked or hopeless. And I felt it this week. Whether it’s losing people from your life, world politics or disasters, personal health, […]

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Well, this is embarrassing!

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Well, this is embarrassing!   I came across 2 new pieces of research this week. The first said that trees are good for us. The second said that positive thinking is bad for us. My inital reaction? “Oh heck, my whole life and business is based on positive thinking, what do I do now?”   […]

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Are you giving 110%?

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Are You Giving 110%? Well stop it! Did I really say that? Me? Workaholic, driven, fixer, type A personality, me? Well, yes and it’s about time too, if we’re going to achieve any kind of balance… Party Time! If you turned up at a party with a tray of hand made treats, how pleased the host […]

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Ebay know what mood you’re in !

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Ebay know what mood you’re in!   Did you know that the systems behind the shopping website Ebay can tell what mood you’re in and there’s an important message here about the mood you project in your everyday life! Over the summer Ebay let a drinks company test targeted adverts based on information that might […]

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EVER EXPERIENCE CARRIER BAG HANDS? Have you ever hauled heavy carrier bags for long enough to emboss temporary grooves into your fingers? And did you notice how it hurts more to let go of the bags than to keep carrying them? I was thinking about how we are with habits and it made me think of carrier bag […]

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What are you looking at?

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What are you looking at ?   Olympic medal winning gymnast Louis Smith got teased about the length of his arms when he was growing up. He went on to become champion at pommel horse, I’m thinking long arms were useful for that! But how do you judge your own physical characteristics? Looking in the […]

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Do you need to shout louder?

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Some days you’re the pigeon, some days you’re the statue. Some days you’re full of energy and others you’re not. Let’s start to understand why and take control of our energy levels! There are many situations that suck the energy right out of us, and ways you can find the ‘garlic’ you need to prevent […]

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