Goal Setting Success Series

Are you struggling to get started with goal setting? Do you know you want to improve on an area of your life by setting goals, but you're not sure where to start? This new series is for you. In each life area that people like to set goals, (health, finances etc.),...

Why you need to set goals for the weekend

I have just been through a fairly miserable three weeks. I had a vicious virus, and had to work through most of it. It was hard not getting the healing time I really needed, and I spent three weeks literally rolling between my desk and my sick bed. (It does seem odd...

Five right-now interventions to cut work stress

OK, we have all been there at work – stress, overwhelm, despair even. If you are having a work crisis, or just staring at your to-do list with a complete sense of overwhelm you need to change your state – fast. Since you haven't exactly got time to go home, run a...

Work Stress 11: Work problems you cannot solve

So far in this series we have talked about pretty much every possible source of work stress pertaining to your terms and conditions, employment and other people. What if you have an actual work content problem that is keeping you up at night though? A problem you are...

Work Stress 10: Inconsistency

Work stress due to inconsistency. Are the goalposts constantly shifting on you? Do you feel baffled and frustrated about what is expected of you? Are you forever doing work and then having to re-do it, or find it was to no effect, because priorities have been changed...

Work Stress 9: Work Stress caused by People

Are you stressed because one or several colleagues who are important to your role are either not doing what they should, preventing you from achieving, hate you, are in severe conflict with you? Are there people who need to be there, but no one will fill those posts?...