The Compassionate Life

The Compassionate Life

In our forthcoming book, The Super-Helper Syndrome, the final chapter is called the compassionate life. Without giving away too much of a spoiler, that chapter comes back to Jess’ own life history which had popped up earlier in the book. The final chapter starts with...
Compassionate Leadership

Compassionate Leadership

Empathy says, ‘I feel your pain’.​Compassion says, ‘What can I do to relieve it?’ (Jess Baker)   Being kinder to others as well as yourself has a place in your professional life as well as your personal life. Researchers have been...
Long Covid & Mindfulness

Long Covid & Mindfulness

“ALL I CAN SMELL IS CIGARETTE SMOKE” Have you heard of Phantosmia? I’ve had it for 6 days now, and it’s challenged everything I know about living mindfully. ​​It has quite literally been doing my head in. I wouldn’t mind if I was smelling...
Choose To Help

Choose To Help

International Day of Happiness It’s the UN’s International Day of Happiness today and their theme is ‘Choose to Help’ – how perfect for us!   Firstly, Happiness Can I be totally honest? I loathe the idea of ‘pursuing’ of...
Are You the Fixer in Your Family?

Are You the Fixer in Your Family?

Are you the ‘fixer’ in your family?   Whilst there’s some form of tension in every family, there’s also usually one person who plays the role of the fixer, peacemaker or mediator. Is this you and how does that play out? If this is you, it’s likely that you...
Leadership Articles

Leadership Articles

As a commissioned writer for ACCA’s Accounting and Business Magazine I’ve put together a list of links that will direct you to each of the...
Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue for the Masses Is anyone else tired of the news, feeling deflated or powerless to do anything about the state of world? There’s actually good reason for this – we can only cope with so much ‘trauma’ before our mind and body begin to shut down....