Jayne Morris

Author, Speaker, Burnout Expert, Personal and Corporate Coach

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.

Go Barefoot This Spring to Awaken Your Highest Potential

I hadn't taken my shoes off and walked barefoot since last summer. But, a couple of weeks ago the sun was shining, the first signs of spring had emerged and I decided to indulge in being barefoot, my favourite method for bringing mind and body present, so that it is possible to hear the deeper stirrings of the soul.
20/03/2017 15:05 GMT

Make Your Mornings Count This Winter

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 a big competition, presentation or meeting.
22/11/2016 15:21 GMT

Six Steps to Harness Spring and Make 2016 Count

Spring is a time of recreation and awakening. As Mother Nature stirs from her winter slumber, new life surrounds us and offers an invitation to attune with the energy of the earth and reactivate the parts of ourselves that have been in hibernation.
02/03/2016 12:04 GMT

Let It Go! How to Have a Stress-Free Christmas

Rather than ignoring the truth of what makes Christmas challenging for you, be brave, accept your limitations, face your frustrations and make a decision to approach things differently this year.
02/12/2015 12:04 GMT

Clear Your Clutter to Up-Level Your Life

Our internal and external worlds are intrinsically linked. Internally, when we have negative, fear-based or busy thinking it accumulates and manifests as thought clutter, clogging up the flow of energy in every aspect of our lives.
28/09/2015 11:55 BST

How to Break the Illusion of Urgency

Every time we find ourselves compulsively checking the media, we are exposing ourselves to more and more information. Feeling like we 'need to know' what is going on around us can become an addiction and distract us when we feel bored, restless, or anxious.
11/08/2015 09:37 BST

Combatting Children's Exam Stress

Exam season can be a challenging time for students, parents and teachers alike. While it is important for a child to feel positive encouragement to help them feel motivated to study, over-scheduling and excessive emphasis on getting good grades can result in overwhelm and unhealthy levels of stress.
12/06/2015 15:30 BST

Burnout: 21st Century Curse or Blessing?

Behind every burnout there is a story of overwork and overwhelm, which is why it is becoming a problem of epidemic proportions and affecting people of all ages and professions.
23/03/2015 13:15 GMT

Having it all as a Woman

Yet, more than 100 years on and women are still not paid equally to men, not present in equal numbers in business or politics, and globally have a long way to go in terms of improving women's education, health and the presence of domestic violence. Can we really have it all?
04/03/2015 16:06 GMT

Having it All as a Man

For both men and women to truly 'have it all' we need flexibility in the way we work so that we can take better care of our own needs and those of our children. This is vital not only to help prevent burnout of the workforce but also to prevent the burnout of our children.
09/02/2015 14:39 GMT

Make Your Mornings Meaningful

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 a big competition, presentation or meeting.
20/10/2014 13:24 BST

Are You Addicted to Being Busy?

I used to be addicted to busyness. I could not sit still for longer than five minutes without feeling the urgent need to be doing something productive. There was always something drawing my attention for me to work on. I was unaware that I had made busyness the purpose of my life. In all of my busyness I forgot to look after myself.
06/08/2014 13:26 BST

Telecommuting Top Tips: How to Ask Your Boss

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 have her support you in a new way of working, but you can also inspire others to follow your lead and become a catalyst for much-needed corporate change.
18/07/2014 15:09 BST

Flexible Working: Let's Make It Mainstream

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?
11/07/2014 14:22 BST

How to Spot If You Are a Perfectionist

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 adulthood and results in the relentless quest for excellence.
16/06/2014 14:45 BST

Changing the Cult of Churn 'Em and Burn 'Em

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.
04/02/2014 11:05 GMT

How to Make 2014 Your Best Year Yet

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.
02/01/2014 11:30 GMT