This is the first guest post Lawrence wrote for Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington's health & wellbeing website, which is based on people gaining extraordinary health inside the workplace, attaining wellness and avoiding the stress and burnout that often comes with working in an organisation.In this post, Lawrence shares his story on how he came to be passionate about wellbeing in the workplace, and how he developed a nationally-receognised award-winning health & wellbeing initiative in his organisation of 3,000 employees, in just 2 years.
‘Are there any shops nearby?’ I asked Gupta, the friendly receptionist at the Ayurveda retreat where I was staying, in the heart of Kerala, in the South West corner of India. ‘About 20 minutes away. Let me ask
"Don't become a slave to technology. Manage your phone. Don't let it manage you." - Richard Branson I intimately recall the moment it happened. I had just got off an Eastbound
Don't be a slave to technology
In our modern society, we all think of stress as something negative, something bad that we should avoid. However, that isn’t the case, so to reassure you that all stress is not bad, and I wanted to share with you an inspiring quote from David Perlmutter
If you have followed my stuff for a while, you'll know the top story here. Chronic stress, ie staying in a state of high alert for extended periods of time, is not going to do your health much good, and will lead to all kinds of conditions
A number of studies have tried to uncover what’s driving our collective stress levels up. Some of these are macro, where we have little control, such as the global economy, the outbreak of infectious diseases, political uncertainty and terrorism, all of which are endlessly reported