How to plan for Christmas when life is so uncertain?

By Rachel McGuinness | 07/12/2020

Here’s the recording of the online workshop that Rachel and Paula hosted on 4 December 2020. How To feel a little more in control of your life, your wellbeing and your Christmas 2020 has been a hell of a year and it’s not over yet. Despite promising news about the vaccine, we are still feeling…

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A Life Lesson in Resilience – Coronavirus and all…

By Paula Gardner | 11/03/2020

Living Resilience, the SWAY way I talk a lot about resilience. Often, I will go into companies and talk to staff about how they can build up their resilience (“ask for regular feedback and get used to criticism”). I have a whole chapter around resilience in the book I am writing, and my business partner…

Women in Tech Need to Cultivate The Right Mindset

By Paula Gardner | 02/03/2020

Why The Growth Mindset is Key For Success For Women In Tech One half of women in tech consultancy, ScarletZest, wellbeing consultant Rachel McGuinness, will be facilitating the women in tech session this week at CompTia’s UK Channel Community Meeting in Manchester. Women in Tech sessions are now a regular offering at Tech conferences but there’s…

The Power of Habits Retreat

By Rachel McGuinness | 26/02/2020

The Power of Habits Retreat Folkestone 2 April 2020 09:00 to 17:30 You’ve set your goals and intentions, but what will keep you going when the going gets tough? The answer is habits. Positive, consistent habits are the fuel that will keep you on track and moving towards your destination. What if you had the…

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Looking After The Introverts

By Paula Gardner | 21/02/2020

How To Nurture The Introverts In Your Team I was recently really surprised – and pleased – to work with an organisation that wanted to set things up so that both the extroverts and the introverts would benefit from a working environment that suited them and their different needs. In the past, we may have…