Mental ill-heath – is it on your agenda?

At eight circles we are passionate about well-being beyond just what we do. So, as part of my Masters in Neuroscience I was recently asked to reflect upon and answer this question; Consideration of an era’s treatment of those with mental ill-health (MiH) tells us much about the society as it does about mental illness….

Slowing down

My biggest personal learning in the last year has been to slow down. I’ve noticed that when I’m stressed I speed up, start rushing around, usually without focus, planning goes out the window and I start reacting to circumstances and people in a way that I often regret. Conversely when I slow down, paradoxically I…

Nudges in our emotional intelligence

I’m sharing from what was an informative, reflective and invaluable day at the  EQ Summit in London. Some of the ‘very best in the business’ were there, an inspiring and diverse line up of passionate advocates who value and impact the areas of emotional intelligence, mindfulness and creativity, across business, education and life. For me the…