There’s No Such Thing as Work-Life Balance. There’s Just Life

Tip of the Day - Monday 16th July The modern workplace is a stressful environment. The advent of the computer chip means that modern workers are expected to do far more than their counterparts even one generation ago. Things aren’t improving much either. As the media feast on stories surrounding the ‘global financial crisis’ (their words) workers feel more pressure to perform, fearing for their jobs, or worse still find themselves taking on more responsibilities following a spate of … [Read more...]

How not to be brainwashed by positive thinking

Tip of the day - Wednesday 27th June Oliver Burkeman's new book 'The Antidote - Happiness for people who can't stand positive thinking’ is a breath of fresh air. If you haven't already bought it, I suggest you do. Its underlying message is that there is considerable potential for happiness in embracing negative thinking rather than trying to 'big yourself up' all the time. … [Read more...]