Mindfulness Uncovered

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Meditation, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Nonconscious mind, Psychology

Mindfulness is everywhere these days, but is it really as beneficial as it’s often made out be? Is it just a middle-class conceit or is it a process that will help all of us in one shape or form? This audio from the British Psychological Society will hopefully map out what mindfulness is and what […]

Scheming Career Schemas

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Break, Career Coaching, Career Path, Career Schemas, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, Executive Coaching, Goal Setting, Jobs, Nonconscious mind, Psychology, Schema, Work

Scheming schemas, what on earth is that old man on about? Well if you are sitting comfortably then I will explain. Now the concept of schemas has been around for a while in psychology. It best describes a packet of information, patterns of thought and behaviour lodged away somewhere in our non-conscious brain. It’s a […]

Coach Yourself…….It’s all about Balance

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Careers, Coaching, Cognitive Behaviour Coaching, Decision Making, Goal Setting, Mindfulness, Nonconscious, Nonconscious mind, Problem Solving, Psychology, Training, Work

How many self-help books about coaching yourself are there? All promise a bright new future or a happier life, there must be millions. In fact, having just searched Google for “coach yourself” revealed 13,500,000 results in just 0.36 seconds. So it seems there is a lot of people ahead of me in this queue. However learning to […]

The Joy of Mindlessness

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, Cognitive Behaviour Coaching, Employment, Executive Coaching, Mindfulness, Mindlessness, Nonconscious, Nonconscious mind, Positivity, Professional Identity, Schema

Now we are all aware of the upsurge in Mindfulness and the benefits of meditation. There is a growing research base that highlights how Mindfulness helps with a number of mild to moderate mental health and issues; both at home and work. However, the question is of course if Mindfulness is so productive in our […]

Get more P.E.T’s – and I don’t mean a dog.

Posted Posted in Cambridge, Career Coaching, Coaching, Decision Making, Goal Setting, Mental Health, Nonconscious mind, Problem Solving, Psychology

No I don’t mean your family cat or dog or our Three Toed Sloth or even your friendly Wildebeest sweeping majestically across the plains.  I mean performance enhanced thinking or P.E.T’s. Performance enhanced thinking is the type of thinking that moves you forward in a balanced, rational and creative fashion. The opposite is surprisingly performance […]