The sense of consumerism associated with Christmas gets me down every year whenever I let myself think about it for long enough. This year, the feelings I had towards both receiving and buying bags’ worth of presents were negative enough for my family and I to agree to not do stockings for each other anymore. I … Continue reading Consumerism and Christmas: Do they go hand in hand?
There are so many snippets of time throughout our day when we are alone with our thoughts, but what is the quality of our thinking? Since having this question posed during a team meeting, I have reflected and thought about how I can be more conscious and purposeful with my mind. I’m an early bird so … Continue reading The Quality of My Thoughts
I feel that I have far too recently learnt what I now consider to be the most fundamental piece of information about exercise. That it has to feel good. I have been taught my whole life that any exercise is good exercise and that the serotonin boost gained from it cannot be beaten. I would … Continue reading Tune Into What Feels Good for You
Reading was very much a part of my life when I was a child – bedtime stories, targets set by school – but, in my teen years, I pretty much stopped. As the routine of reading dropped away and I was no longer being held accountable for not getting through a book every few weeks, … Continue reading Why I Stopped Reading…And Then Started Again
Tom Parker was one fifth of the noughties boyband, The Wanted but, career aside, was a hugely admirable person. Sometimes it is not someone’s success or popularity that catches your eye, but their attitude and abundance of love. Our motto here at The Wellbeing Collective is ‘let your values lead’. I believe that Tom Parker … Continue reading Tom Parker – A Man Who Lived