From Psychology to Biology – rethinking engagement & performance

Despite the huge investment in employee training, increasing salaries and bonuses, increasing investment in qualifications and technical abilities; surveys still show that over 70% of your average workforce are dis-engaged, with a number of people "actively dis-engaged" growing rapidly. When you consider the fact that someone who is actively dis-engaged is not only wasting the ...

Nutrition tips & more from our Nutrition Therapist

Our associate, nutrition therapist Christine, gives us some simple hints to reflect our ageing state and family demands when it comes to taking care of ourselves and our loved ones. If you eat a healthy diet and get plenty of exercise, staying slim should follow naturally – in theory.  In practice, different pitfalls at various stages of ...

Sugar-coated truths

So we've gone round in circles with dietary fats, starting with demonising animal fats and suggesting that margarine is the healthiest option, to now demonising margarine and other unsaturated fats as the major cause of heart disease from a nutritional standpoint, bringing back the saturated fats in moderate doses.  So I guess we now have to ...

Corporate Wellness Programmes – do they work?

Western world corporate organisations are finally taking the responsibility for the wellbeing of their employees and, to a certain extent their families, by investing in a wider range of health and wellness initiatives across the company. But do these programmes actually work?   Research of the outcomes of such Corporate Wellness Programmes clearly show that employers overwhelmingly expressed ...