Blogs

Viewing entries posted in 2015

Geraint Martin

Coping with the post-holiday blues

Posted by Geraint Martin on 22 January 2015 |

Coming back to work from holiday last week, I was struck by the number of articles relating to returning to work and not suffering from post-holiday depression in the process. According to the Herald (so it must be true!) an awful lot of us do not take our full leave entitlement each year because we feel too busy. I personally think this is a recipe for disaster. The leave we need to take is for a purpose. It allows us to recharge the batteries both mentally and physically. Further, it gives us reflection time…time to reflect on what worked well for us in the past year, what didn’t and what we can do about it. This goes for both our professional and our personal lives. Getting the right work/life balance is critical for our home and work lives.

| Read the full post

Geraint Martin

New Year’s Resolution: Don’t worry, be happy

Posted by Geraint Martin on 14 January 2015 |

A new year invites endless possibilities and aspirations to do more or better than we did last year. I don’t know about you, but it’s hard to resist the list of things I (or others!) should do, inspired by my holiday readings. I’ve also noticed the lively twittering and buzzing on social media on this year’s trends and the latest reported findings about losing weight, drinking less, exercising more and the secrets to that ever elusive fountain of everlasting youth, happiness and all things good in life!

| Read the full post