The Meaningfulness of Mentoring

Mentoring has a wealth of benefits, both for the mentor and the mentee. Despite this, the vast majority of workers don’t have one. According to Forbes, only 36% of workers have one, despite 76% agreeing that mentors are valuable. It’s unclear exactly why this is. Perhaps some people don’t know where they would find a…View Post

Making the Most of Being Out of Work

There are many situations that cause us to be out of full-time work or work that offers a consistent pay of some kind. Sometimes it is out of choice in the hope of finding something better, and sometimes you have no choice at all, which applies to many people at the moment, in the light…View Post

The Link Between Travel and Personal Development

Think of a reason to go travelling and you’ll probably focus on the fact that it’s an incredible experience. You get to try new dishes, meet new people, and see historical and cultural sights while taking a break from your career – what’s not to like? However, travelling doesn’t just have to be about partying…View Post

Overcoming the Elusive Nature of Happiness

If there’s one element of our lives we all strive to see more of, it must be happiness. This elusive feeling presents itself in a number of guises, from the satisfaction we feel from doing a great job to the joy at seeing our children grow and thrive. Happiness can be fleeting or it can…View Post

What I’ve Learned Since Giving Up Drinking

On 1st January 2017, I quit drinking. Which is 16 months ago now. Some months before then, I had consciously been cutting down on my alcohol consumption, as I wasn’t enjoying getting drunk that much anymore – and the hangovers had become severe. I couldn’t stand the feeling of being poisoned and that horrible, dirty,…View Post