Auntie blogs

Welcome! in here you find useful readings about well-being at work written by the Auntie professionals.

16.11.2021

Recovery skills

The time before Christmas starts after the summer vacation. New goals are set and start to fade after a week ...

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15.11.2021

Impostor Syndrome

Especially younger professionals often feel that they are not good enough at their jobs. This goes along with the nagging ...

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14.10.2021

Reconciling work and other life – Help from shared ground rules

Many of us have found ourselves at a job where the time and place to do the work are not ...

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11.10.2021

Stepstones and pitfalls of successful leadership – part 2

Giving feedback, solving conflicts and increasing motivation There are situations which can cause a lot of sleepless nights if you ...

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28.9.2021

How to stay consistently motivated

We have all had that experience: Tasks are fun and it is easy to be motivated when they are new ...

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22.9.2021

Stepstones and pitfalls of a successful leader

Taking responsibility, setting boundaries and communicating openly The increasing need for experienced leaders encourages existing professionals to think about whether ...

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22.9.2021

The perfect job, not quite what you expected?

As a professional I have encountered clients who felt disillusioned after starting a new position. The job that they were ...

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16.9.2021

6 tips for unwinding from work

Recovery is something we often think about in the context of physical performance. When working out, it is well known ...

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2.9.2021

Doing nothing is necessary for recuperation and problem-solving

Take your foot off the accelerator. A butterfly is crossing the road. These lines from a renowned Finnish poet Eeva ...

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24.6.2021

Creating an Inclusive Workplace

How can we make sure everyone feels included in the work community, how can we make people with different backgrounds ...

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11.5.2021

Saying “No” without regret – Step by step

During my work with Auntie clients, one topic is coming up regularly: the need to set clear boundaries. There is ...

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16.4.2021

How to work with difficult colleagues

As in all areas of life where we spend a lot of time with other people, we sometimes encounter people ...

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13.4.2021

Brain well-being

How can we support our brains at work? Our bodies are not the only thing we use while working, both ...

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24.3.2021

Lead yourself and manage your well-being at work

Self-management is a skill that is worth practicing. What is self-management and why should you do it? You may think ...

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8.3.2021

Encountering adversity with resilience – how can resilience be strengthened?

We all face different setbacks throughout our lives. We face both small everyday adversities and major life changes and crises. ...

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14.2.2021

7 ways of getting through a meeting without losing focus or your mind

Since the beginning of the last year many of us have been spending a lot more time in online meetings. ...

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15.1.2021

The invisible remote worker

In the story of Tove Jansson’s “Invisible Child”, Too-ticky brings a girl to the Moomin House, Ninny, who has become ...

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13.1.2021

Find a balance between stress and recovery

How are you right now if you think about the last two weeks? Based on your own assessment, is your stress ...

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11.11.2020

On the other side of the hard-luck stories are high hopes

You probably know the type that always seems to complain? The conversation usually starts with something  said in a whining ...

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