Jayne Morris
Jayne Morris is the author of Burnout to Brilliance: Strategies for Sustainable Success (Changemaker Books, Spring 2015). She is resident life coach expert for NHS Online Health Sector, contributor to The Huffington Post and has been featured in leading publications including The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Independent, Red, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Fitness and many more. A popular speaker, workshop leader, radio and TV personality, Jayne has presented and been interviewed on a variety of topics relating to stress management. She travels regularly to work with private and corporate clients worldwide. Jayne resides with her husband and two daughters near London, UK.

Entries by Jayne Morris

Burnout: 21st Century Curse or Blessing?

(0) Comments | Posted 22 March 2015 | (10:04)

It was announced this week that Zayn Malik had to pull out of the One Direction tour due to stress.

"I know their schedule has just been non-stop ever since they left the show (X Factor)."

Says singer and television personality, Sinitta - former mentor for The X...

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Having it all as a Woman

(0) Comments | Posted 4 March 2015 | (07:22)

International Women's Day will be celebrated all around the world on 8th March 2015 - acknowledging the achievements of women and calling for greater equality. This year the theme is Make It Happen.

When women come together, support each other and believe in ourselves, we do make things happen.

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Having it All as a Man

(0) Comments | Posted 8 February 2015 | (08:25)

You thought that men already had it all? Well no, not really.

Many men are operating on the manual given to him by his grandfather, which exhorted that he should push, strive, work hard and provide for his family. As a child he was unlikely to have guidance around giving...

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Make Your Mornings Meaningful

(0) Comments | Posted 17 October 2014 | (13:44)

Rituals can be found at the very foundations of every ancient culture, yet their significance today is often overlooked. Human beings naturally gravitate toward rituals. For example, the way we comb or brush our hair, the route we take to work or the things we do when we prepare for...

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Are You Addicted to Being Busy?

(0) Comments | Posted 6 August 2014 | (06:39)

Being busy and overworked has become part of our current collective conditioning because we often equate busyness with self-worth and status. The moment we wake up in the morning we are already busy thinking about all of the things we need to do throughout the day ahead. As we contemplate...

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Telecommuting Top Tips: How to Ask Your Boss

(0) Comments | Posted 17 July 2014 | (22:18)

Are you keen to work from home, but unsure about how to instigate such a change to your working arrangement?

Successful change requires trust. If you can prove to your boss that flexi-working will enable you to be equally, if not more productive, then not only is it possible to...

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Flexible Working: Let's Make It Mainstream

(0) Comments | Posted 10 July 2014 | (23:09)

A recent study by Robert Half UK, revealed that nearly a third of UK HR directors cite 'inability to balance personal and professional commitments' as the primary reason for employee burnout. Could the new UK government legislation offering flexible working rights for all help make a difference?

Under the new...

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How to Spot If You Are a Perfectionist

(0) Comments | Posted 13 June 2014 | (14:37)

When high expectations are held of us from an early age we can start to nurture an internal drive to meet the standards set for us and feel chronically unhappy or dissatisfied if we don't achieve the level of success we set out to accomplish. This develops into perfectionism in...

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Changing the Cult of Churn 'Em and Burn 'Em

(0) Comments | Posted 3 February 2014 | (20:06)

The growing culture of overwork is becoming increasingly endemic and is not just a problem in the UK, USA or Australia. In several western countries patterns of overwork are emerging in both public and private sectors.

Long working hours are particularly entrenched in investment banking culture. The tragic death...

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How to Make 2014 Your Best Year Yet

(0) Comments | Posted 1 January 2014 | (19:44)

The New Year offers us an opportunity to make a fresh start and create a vision of what we truly want to be, do, have and create during the year ahead.

A vision board can help you harness the energy of renewed possibility and potential that the start of January...

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Twelve Days of Christmas De-Stress Tips

(0) Comments | Posted 12 December 2013 | (23:00)

The classic carol Twelve Days of Christmas inspired me to share a collection of de-stress tips to help you combat stress during the run up to Christmas.

Christmas can be one of the most stressful times of the year and we can get caught out burning the candle at both...

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Boost Your Sex Life: Banish Technology From the Bedroom

(1) Comments | Posted 26 November 2013 | (14:50)

A national survey published this month by Lancet has revealed a decline over the past decade in the frequency with which Britons are having sex. Findings indicate that the average Brit currently has sex less than five times a month.

The most likely contributing factors are thought to be...

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Stressed? Depressed? Try Some Deep Rest!

(0) Comments | Posted 6 November 2013 | (08:53)

Stress is back under the spotlight this month with National Stress Awareness Day on Wednesday 6th November. At this time of the year stress levels typically rise, because although nature may be slowing down and encouraging us to rest and retreat, our modern lives and work schedules continue to demand...

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Change Your Thoughts to Change Your Life

(0) Comments | Posted 4 September 2013 | (05:57)

The phrases we hear regularly as children become our inner voice. They impact our thinking and therefore our actions and how we live our life. If we grow up hearing positive and empowering things like "You can do anything if you put your mind to it" then we will believe...

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Modern Living: Less Stress, More Living

(0) Comments | Posted 18 June 2013 | (00:00)

If you routinely run on reserves and force yourself to accept that constantly feeling tired is all part and parcel of living a busy life - then you, like millions of others around the world, are probably wondering if you are ever going to find a way to escape the...

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The Courage to Cry

(1) Comments | Posted 28 May 2013 | (09:15)

Crying is a perfectly natural and healthy way of expressing and releasing emotion for both men and women. Although tears can be created purely as a reflex reaction to something blowing in our eyes or the scent of an onion, they are also shed as part of complex neurophysiological process...

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Is Facebook Crushing Your Confidence?

(0) Comments | Posted 13 May 2013 | (03:24)

As humans we have a basic primal need to feel accepted. Whenever we receive praise this need feels met. We are also conditioned from an early age to adapt our behaviour in order to receive positive praise; for example, being told as a toddler 'good girl/boy' rather than 'No! that's...

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Wake Up Call for the UK Workforce

(0) Comments | Posted 8 May 2013 | (00:00)

BBC Presenter Andrew Marr recently made a public statement following his stroke about being 'lucky to be alive', saying that he had 'been very very heavily overworking' the year before. This brave announcement should be treated as a wake up call to those of us continuously running on reserves and...

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Declutter Your Space, Declutter Your Mind

(6) Comments | Posted 5 April 2013 | (00:00)

Many cultures follow ancient traditions of spring-cleaning at the change of the seasons. Clutter in our external environment is often a clue to congestion in our internal world, and letting go of physical things that no longer serve us can have a profound effect on every area of our lives....

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Can Britain Learn to Embrace Power Naps?

(6) Comments | Posted 24 March 2013 | (23:00)

Sleep is one of the most important things our bodies need, yet often what we cut out when we are burning the candle at both ends. If you find yourself fighting fatigue during the day, try taking a power nap.

Research indicates that a short 20-minute snooze is all...

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