How to overcome imposter syndrome with YPS Psychology

YPS Psychology

Experiencing doubt is completely normal, but sometimes it can get in the way of your goals. Worrying that you don’t deserve success, even though you can prove your accomplishments and qualifications, can hold you back from reaching your potential. Want to make the most of new opportunities and banish your fear of not living up … Read more

4 effective ways to consciously support your employees’ health

Lucy Spencer from Conscious Business Solutions looks at what can you start doing today to help improve the health of your employees. The way we operate in business is changing for the better post pandemic. One of the main wins to come from this is that businesses are finally taking more notice of employees’ wellbeing. For some, … Read more

Try before you deny… how ScarWork helps people across the world

Julie Makarewicz is a certified Scar Therapy Practitioner, and her integrated, drug-free and non-invasive therapeutic approach brings relief and positive, lasting outcomes. Here, Julie talks about her journey with My Functional Recovery and explains the ScarWorkTM process. As much as pineapple on pizza might be controversial to some, how many of us are guilty of … Read more

Discover the benefits of developing workplace diversity and inclusion initiatives

Many employers in the South West are reconsidering their approach to inclusion, with equality and diversity now considered a business priority and sound investment proposition. Jane Forrest, Employer Inclusion Lead at Seetec Pluss, explains. The rise in demand for a more inclusive workplace has been driven by challenging external economic and social factors which has … Read more

Discovering and nurturing the natural beauty of Plymouth’s Beaumont Park

Beaumont Park has been enjoyed by the people of Plymouth for over 130 years. Here, Clare Baker from the Devon & Plymouth Chamber highlights the important work being carried out by Nash & Co Solicitors and the Friends of Beaumont Park on one of Britain’s Ocean City’s most picturesque green spaces. Established in 1892, this … Read more

Food for thought: Nutrition and mental wellbeing with Carola Becker

Carola Becker, Nutritionist and Fitness Instructor – and director at Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce – highlights the importance of a good diet. When we are thinking about mental health, nutrition is probably NOT the first thought that springs to mind. If anything, we think of comfort food, maybe something like chocolate to make … Read more

A daily dose of fresh air to celebrate our wonderful South West

Health and wellbeing underpins everything we do here at the Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce – and it is central to our mantra of People, Planet and Purpose. We know that sometimes, things can feel a little overwhelming – particularly during the added pressures brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. No matter what our … Read more

Recognising and adapting to menopausal symptoms in the workplace

Carolyn Giles is Head of People & Operations at Plymouth Citybus and a long-standing member of SW Women in Business CIC. Here, she gives an update on their activity and how you can get involved. I was delighted to be asked to introduce the first joint event between SW Women in Business (SWWIB) and Devon … Read more

No need for women to press pause on their career during menopause

Helena White is Head of HR Services at Delt Shared Services. With more than 27 years’ HR experience, she provides professional and pragmatic HR support and advice to Delt and its clients. Here, Helena focuses on why there is a spotlight on the menopause right now and what employers should be doing about it. The … Read more

Range of support available to women going through menopause

Jane Sargeant is Healthcare Account Manager at Nuffield Health. Here, she discusses the range of services Nuffield can offer to women going through the menopause, as well and informing members on the series of patient/consumer events that are being hosted at Devonshire Gym throughout the year. Did you know that Nuffield Health is the UK’s … Read more

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