Put the phone down!

I was rather shocked at several recent events to see the extent to which most participants seemed attached (literally!) to their mobile phones. As the day was starting and speakers had started talking, phones could still be heard ringing, pinging and vibrating. In...

How to avoid frying your brain

So what signs should you be looking for to know if you are entering the “danger” zone of burnout? Well, it depends where you are along the road that can lead there. There are several stages: The “Super driven” zone Your days are very full, you have been working more...

Relax in the doing

As I was driving on the motorway the other day, overtaking a huge lorry with my little car, I suddenly realised I was very tense on the stirring wheel and my body was leaning forward as if trying to overtake the lorry with my body and not with my car! As I noticed, I...

Busy brain v. Clear mind

Have you noticed how when we are doing so much, rushing around, we make more mistakes? We may not notice it but when we do too much, our brain tires. We think our brain can function constantly at 100 % but it needs a variation of rhythm to be at its best. We talk...