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How do You Know if You’re at a Breaking Point?

How do You Know if You’re at a Breaking Point?   Have you been more stressed or exhausted lately and you’re starting to wonder if you’re at a breaking point? For humans, stress is a part of life. It can be a great motivator to prepare for exams, big events,

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Raising the Profile of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Simone Biles pulls out of her Olympic events. Lady Gaga opens up about depression and anxiety. Naomi Osaka withdraws from the French Open. Mental health, once a taboo subject, is hitting the headlines more and more. It’s a condition that one in four of us will suffer from at some

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(Happy?) New year

(Happy?) New year Welcome to 2022, what it will hold for you and the hospitality industry? I think many, like me would have thought 2020 was awful and expected 2021 to be better. However, I am sure when you look back it was just as bad, or perhaps worse. In

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Looking towards Christmas and into 2022

Looking towards Christmas and into 2022  What a past 24 months it has been, we have known nothing like it, not just in my lifetime, but in anyone else living’s lifetime too. The industry has been open, closed, open for restricted hours, complying with guidelines, skills shortages and now perhaps

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Roadmap to recovery

Roadmap to recovery Looking back on my many years of blog writing, you can see when times are good and when they’re more…well, challenging. You know you don’t have too much to worry about when you can write 500+ words on matcha, kefir and kombucha. Yet for over a year

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Run the dishwasher TWICE

Run the dishwasher twice I’ve been a passionate advocatefor supportingmental health in hospitalityfor a few years now. In particular, about how the industry’s often long, demanding and stressful hours can lead to addiction, anxiety and depression. Then about what we, as catering and hospitality business owners and managers, can do to

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