The Wellbeing Show - Nutrition

We all know that nutrition plays a huge part in physical wellbeing but good nutrition is also vital for our emotional and psychological wellbeing. Recent evidence suggests that a number of mental health conditions may be influenced by dietary factors. The evidence suggests that food plays an important contributing role in the development, management and prevention of specific mental health problems such as depression, schizophrenia, ADHD, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Listen to Fiona’s interview with Leonie Wright of EatWright as they discuss how to improve your health and wellbeing through the right foods.

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Fiona Doran-Smith
The Wellbeing Show - Sleep

We spend approximately a third of our lives sleeping and it is as vital to us as breathing and eating. So unsurprisingly it has a huge impact on our overall wellbeing. Sleep helps us to process information, consolidate memories and recover from illness. Listen now to Fiona’s interview with Rachel McGuiness of Wake Up With Zest for Surrey Hills Radio. Rachel shares a plethora of tips to help you get a great night’s sleep.

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Fiona Doran-Smith
4 benefits of Resilience Training

Resilience can be defined as “the ability to bounce back, to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness” and “the ability to minimise the effect of life’s difficulties on us”. So how can resilience training help your employees and your business?

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Fiona Doran-Smith
Using Emotional Intelligence To Prevent And Overcome Procrastination.

Procrastination. We’ve all experienced it at one time or another. We leave writing that report until the very last minute. Repeatedly putting it off until we have no choice but to cobble something together. We’ve all had days when we’ve decided that now is the best time to tidy our desks instead of preparing those presentation slides that are due this week (‘I’m helping myself get more organised so that I can really focus on the slides when I do create them…’). According to ‘Psychology Today’ 20% of us “chronically avoid tasks and deliberately look for distractions”.

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Using Emotional Intelligence To Help You Say "NO"

A reluctance to say ‘no’ can leave us feeling anxious and frustrated. The impact of always saying ‘yes’ can lead to increased and often unmanageable workloads resulting in long hours, missed lunches and extra pressure. This additional pressure can then lead to stress and more anxiety. Constantly saying ‘yes’ to requests can make us berate ourselves for being “weak”, verbally kicking ourselves when we wish we had spoken up. This is not good for our self-esteem and is damaging for our mental and emotional health. Long-term if we continue to always say ‘yes’, regardless of what we really want, it can lead to us being taken advantage of and manipulated.

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