However, apart from the obvious issues of perhaps not having a proper separate place to do your work, and often then being disturbed by your partner also working from home, or your kids needing help with school work, or just more of your love and attention, there is also a potentially serious issue with not setting boundaries.
It seems that a lot of people I know are using lockdown to try and achieve something new, such as learning a language, getting fit(ter), or even writing a book. If you have more time, and you feel like doing something like this, then why not? (Equally, if you don’t...
Human beings generally HATE dealing with uncertainty. We want to believe that we have control over our own destinies.
You may not be aware of just what a positive effective doing something creative, however simple, can have on your brain and your emotions.
If you try and ‘stay positive’ by ignoring negative emotions, they will just shout louder, believing that we haven’t spotted that there’s a problem.
To balance out the stress response, it is essential that we consciously take time each day to look after ourselves.
A lot of my one to one coaching recently has been centred around how to balance work with childcare. Now, with UK schools having closed due to coronavirus too, it’s even more at the forefront of my mind. Whether you were already working from home, or just starting, here are a few tips
Fear is a natural and necessary reaction to threat. However, as the coronavirus crisis mounts, you may feel overwhelmed by your fear response.
Moods, especially negative moods, are contagious, and much more widely contagious than you might think. Here’s what to do about it.