Back in 2019, my partner Antonia and I took on the Arctic Circle Race, known as the world’s toughest cross-country ski race, held annually in Sisimiut, Greenland. Earlier this year in March, we went on another Arctic adventure – this time with a company called Rat Race. And, as they so often do, this experience […]
Social connections: a big topic that I’ve been talking a lot about recently. In fact, I believe they are the next frontier of wellbeing, which is the topic of my latest keynote, BOND. But did you know that, according to studies, if you reveal something small and relatively insignificant about yourself to another person, it
I’ve spent the past few months researching the importance of human connection for my new keynote, BOND. And I realised pretty early on that social relationships, particularly in the age of AI, are more important than ever. In fact, I believe they are the next frontier of wellbeing. So, in this week’s SNAP, I wanted
This week’s SNAP is all about nature connectedness. We recently visited Kew Gardens, and I was totally struck by the power of botanics. It’s something I’ve never really considered—or rather, something I’ve taken for granted: the plants, the fungi, the little creatures that pollinate or break things down, and the relationship they have with each
Welcome to your weekly SNAP – our new video and blog format! SNAP stands for short, novel and practical, which is exactly how I will be delivering top tips, life hacks, and any other interesting information that emerges in the wellbeing space. Now, you already know that I’ve been working on a new keynote, BOND.
Those of you who are familiar with my work will know that I’ve been creating some new material around the power of social connectedness for healthspan. And I wanted to share my own story with you about how I came to recognise its importance of building strong social relationships. Moments of connection A couple of
In Q&As I’m often asked what makes a happy, healthy and resilient human being, specifically in a work context. By this I mean an office environment or equivalent. It’s an interesting question because it’s where many of us spend most of each week. So you’d think we’d have workplace wellness nailed down by now. But
Many of you will have read or heard me tell stories of my time at Lynbreck Croft. If you haven’t, you can find out more about it here. It’s an 150-acre regenerative farm in the Cairngorms, Scotland, run by our friends, Lynn and Sandra. During our most recent visit, we accompanied them to a local