Emotions in the Workplace

By Melissa. Being around certain people can have a huge impact on our emotions. A happy person can make others feel happy and a sad person can make others sad. Emotions can be contagious and in psychology, it is termed as ‘emotional contagion’. People can easily be affected by other people’s emotions, which can be…

Belly breathing. A way to stop your body from going into stress mode.

By Melissa. In your lifetime you have probably come across the phrase ‘take a deep breath’. You may have heard it in situations that cause you or someone else a feeling of panic and stress. Taking a deep breath and breathing slowly is known to help a person relax and calm their nerves. This is…

Mental Health Wisdom at Camden Civic Centre

By Melissa. Ria and I attended an excellent presentation on mental health hosted by the Rotary Club of Camden last night at the Camden Civic Centre. The highlights of this event included presentations from guest speakers who shared interesting and engaging wisdom. For instance, Ally Kelly, the CEO and founder of Mind Blank, provided a…