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Yellow Brick Road Top Wellbeing Tip Week 4 – Take Regular Breaks

Your weekly top tip to improve your wellbeing from Yellow Brick Road
This week’s tip is about the benefits of taking regular breaks, before work breaks you! It may seem a bit contradictory, but taking small breaks can actually increase productivity.

Not taking breaks increases stress….stress isn’t a good look. Nor is it a productive or smart working style.

Putting […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Purpose and Values|0 Comments

Yellow Brick Road Top Wellbeing Tip Week 3 – Go for a Walk

Your weekly top tip to improve your wellbeing from Yellow Brick Road
This week’s tip is about the benefits of going for a walk. Did you know that walking briskly for just 10 continuous minutes counts as exercise?

It’s easier than you think to fit into your day!

Walking has many benefits; it strengthens your heart, it lowers the […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Purpose and Values|0 Comments

Yellow Brick Road Top Wellbeing Tip Week 2 – Stay Hydrated

Your weekly top tip to improve your wellbeing from Yellow Brick Road
This week’s tip is about staying hydrated and drinking more water. Water is essential for life and it is very important to get the right amount of fluid to be healthy.

Your body is nearly two-thirds water and so it is really important that you […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Purpose and Values|0 Comments

Yellow Brick Road Top Wellbeing Tip Week 1 – BE LESS SEDENTARY

Your weekly top tip to improve your wellbeing from Yellow Brick Road
This week’s tip is about being less sedentary – aka finding ways to move more. We all know we need to be more active, but there is increasing evidence that we also need to spend less time sitting down.

There are some simple solutions which […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Purpose and Values|0 Comments

Teamwork: What is a TRIBE and how to STRENGTHEN it!

What is a Tribe?

 

A tribe is a large family or another group that someone belongs to, however it is wider than you might think, as it’s also about how your build and manage the relationships within this unit.

 

Our ability to build and retain strong social ties is a fundamental part of our wellbeing.

 

According to […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Leadership and Teamwork, Purpose and Values|0 Comments

Mindfulness: What is HEADSPACE and how can we CONTROL it?

What is Headspace?

 

The dictionary describes Headspace as a person’s state of mind or mindset, however, we at Yellow Brick Road define it as;

“The ability to enable and understand how to control our thoughts and feelings to affect their impact on either ourselves or others.” 

 

Why is Headspace so important?

 

Despite technologic advances making our life […]

Resilience in Business – MEASURING your GRIT for IMPROVEMENT

What is Grit or Resilience?

 Angela Lee Duckworth describes Grit as; “passion and perseverance for very long-term goals.  Grit is having stamina.  Grit is sticking with your future, day in, day out, not just for the week, not just for the month, but for years, and working really hard to make that future a reality. […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Grit, Health and Wellbeing, Leadership and Teamwork|0 Comments

MAKING A STAND – Ironman in the Office for Ian Hacon

Today on “On Your Feet Britain day” (See below), Ian Hacon, CEO and Founder of Yellow Brick Road, has pledged to MAKE A STAND by conducting an in-work fundraiser in the form of an Ironman (consisting of a 2.4-mile (3,900m) swim, a 112-mile (180 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.2-mile (42 km) run), all […]

By |April 27th, 2017|Purpose and Values|0 Comments

Purpose – Do you REALLY know what your PURPOSE is?

Have your ever asked yourself “Why do I exist?”  It is an extremely important question to ask ourselves as we go through life, in order to determine our purpose, and to evaluate our actions towards this.

                               

Why is personal purpose important?

 

Gandhi’s famous quote “Be the change you want to see in the world” epitomised the […]

By |April 20th, 2017|Business Strategy, Mindset, Purpose and Values|0 Comments

Sleeping Better – The Harmful Impact that LACK OF SLEEP has on our Health and Wellbeing

Do you feel you get enough sleep?

Are you constantly tired?

Do you lack energy to complete your daily tasks?

 

How Much do we Need?

 

According to the US National Sleep Foundation, working age adults need 7-9 hours sleep a night, however according to The Sleep council’s 2013 report, 40% of Brits get 6 hours or less sleep […]

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