Archive for the ‘Well-being’ Category

Ethical Business

The Principle of Ethical Business: Four years ago my business, Susan Chan Associates, established a connection and foundation with the business community in Shanghai, offering a ‘Mindfulness, Well-being and Resilience’ consultancy. We have bought this approach back to Scotland and the UK. In June of 2016, Ian Geddes (business partner and husband) and myself were

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Step into Christmas! By Susan Chan and Ian Geddes:

December already!  Weeks ago I heard the first warning bells of Christmas.….the dreaded sound of Noddy Holder from Slade asking me if I was ‘hanging up a stocking on the wall?’ ‘So here it is merry Christmas ……………..Everybody’s having fun’ Everybody’s having fun’. If only! It is the season of goodwill. Yes, time for friends

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Steps you can start to take today to improve your work/life balance

Steps you can start to take today to improve your work/life balance Ian Geddes and Susan Chan Most of us choose to work. Most of us have to work to achieve the lifestyle we aspire to. Again for many of us we will work for a large part of our lives. There are many positive

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‘Bitesize Mindfulness’ in 20 minutes a day. A guide for beginners by Ian Geddes and Susan Chan

Mindfulness in 20 minutes a day. A guide for beginners A skill that can help you to relax A skill for health and wellbeing A skill to sooth and calm the mind A skill that can be introduced in a few sessions and be with you for the rest of your life Mindfulness, a meditation

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‘Living the Dream’: Dealing with Stress with Ian Geddes and Susan Chan

Living the Dream. Dealing with Stress Stress can affect us all in different ways. A little stress is good. It increases the levels of hormones flooding through the body and this improves thinking performance. Too much of it is bad. In the animal world we talk about the ‘fight’ or ‘flight’ response’. But there is

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Addicted to Social Media? Do we need a ‘digital detox’? By Susan Chan and Ian Geddes

We were having a meal out recently. As we looked around the restaurant, there were people at 10 tables. Apart from ourselves, only 2 other tables had people actually talking to each other. The other 7 tables either had a single person, couples or larger groups where a smart phone or tablet was being used! So,

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The Principle of Ethical Business: Ian Geddes and Susan Chan

The Principle of Ethical Business: Three years ago my business, Susan Chan Associates, established a connection and foundation with the business community in Shanghai, offering a ‘Health, Well-being and Resilience’ consultancy. * We are experts in the many dimensions of Mindfulness by working with people to overcome the stress of everyday personal and business life.

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Developing an Ethical Business and Wellness Consultancy in Shanghai, China by Ian Geddes and Susan Chan

Since 2013 our Mind, Body and Wellness Consultancy has been established in the Chinese city of Shanghai. Shanghai is an awesome city. The pace of growth is immense. I was going to say that the urban skyline has changed considerably over the last 20 years. Well, substitute 20 years for 5 years. Indeed I’m sure

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A Mindful Compassionate Guide to a Happier Life by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes

A Mindful Compassionate Guide to a Happier Life        Introduction Are you serious about having a happier life and living your dream?   Can you imagine how life would be if you could remove the barriers that hold you back? Can you imagine that life could be happier and that you can truly ‘live the dream’?

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Insight and Wisdom: Six Principles for Living the Dream and Positive Change

Insight and Wisdom Knowledge, wisdom, and insight may seem like the same thing, but they are not. Although they all refer to the mind and an accumulation of thoughts and experiences, they have some very real differences in the essence of their meanings and their applications in our life. Knowledge is the accumulation of facts

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