5 Secrets to Stay Motivated in the Workplace

Motivation is the key to success at the workplace. Professional excellence and consequent personal success are nothing but byproducts of the motivational factor. Sometimes, you might get the necessary motivation from the outside world but the primary source of motivation has to be from inside...

It’s adventure time.

I’m sitting on a train on the way to Sydney from Newcastle. I am not normally a train person; well at least I haven’t been for many years. It’s quite relaxing, which is in complete contrast to the past few weeks.I am staying in Sydney...

Checking in with me.

Mindfulness: I thought before this retreat that I got it. That I really understood about mindfulness and what it was and what it stands for. And I did, sorta. But to put things in context, I have decided to share what I have learned so far. This...

The Mindfulness Journey.

I am sitting in my room in the north of Bali at the Zen Resort. It’s peaceful, gentle and gorgeous. I arrived late last night to begin a weeklong mindfulness retreat. A retreat that has been developed and run by Charlotte Thaarup-Owen from The Mindfulness Clinic. But...

Work hard, play harder.

Killer commutes, 70 hour work weeks, red-eye flights for business meetings, impersonal business hotel rooms, capped off by a global economy that leaves you at the edge of your seat every now and again. Since your work life is rife with stress, how you spend...