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8 Ways to Halt Cognitive Bounce

Mental ping pong is the hidden crisis of remote working. If we don't address it now, urgently, the burnout epidemic which slowed across 2020 is going to knock global productivity sideways. Here’s a snapshot of my Thursday afternoon: 2 hour global conference presenting our digital transformation consultancy to several hundred excos across our top markets. 1 hour International Women’s Day…
Bianca Best
March 1, 2021
Avoiding Burn OutCareer & MindPersonal DevelopmentSoulVitalityWellbeing

New Year Motivation – It’s all linked to Self-Esteem

Motivation is directly linked to self-esteem. When we have belief and confidence in ourselves coupled with clearly identified goals, we’re more likely to propel forwards. If we have goals set but diminished faith in our own ability to achieve, we are less likely to push onwards. In fact, if we have derogatory self-talk that emphasises not being good enough, worthy…
Bianca Best
January 4, 2021
Soul

Drop Off Day (Gin for breakfast anyone?)

I’m feeling flat today after dropping my 2 littlest ones off at school and knowing they’ll be at their dad’s until next Wednesday. 5 whole days until I get my boys back. Such is the plight of the newly divorced parent. Sigh. On the one hand, oh the time and space devoid of breaking up silly tussles and wearisomely responding…
Bianca Best
November 27, 2020
Avoiding Burn OutCareer & MindLeadershipPersonal DevelopmentSoulVitalityWellbeing

Time Management Tips when the Demands Hit Thick and Fast

1. Design Your Week Your Way Okay, so remote working has proved we can indeed be effective without physical presenteeism but boy has it triggered intense virtual presenteeism as it's easier than ever to schedule a 'quick catch up'. 12 hours of Teams/Zoom calls all day and then having work to do is simply untenable. Don't do it. Take responsibility…
Bianca Best
October 9, 2020
AuthenticityAvoiding Burn OutCareer & MindLeadershipPersonal DevelopmentSoulVitalityWellbeing

Retiring the Warrior Archetype

For many years I battled through life. I adopted masculine energy and stepped into an ethereal, engorged power stance as I fervently propelled myself forwards. I warred against internal and external resistance, defiantly donning armour as I assertively slayed the myriad obstacles in my path. I pushed through personal boundaries and obsessively chanted ‘feel the fear and do it anyway’. …
Bianca Best
September 25, 2020
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I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook | Sarah Wilson

The why and the how. Proof is in the (non sugary!) pudding. I feel amazing without the toxin that is sugar in my diet. My body feels lighter and slimmer. I don’t agree with giving up fruit but definitely concur with everything else. The official book blurb for I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook by Sarah Wilson…
Bianca Best
March 9, 2019