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Should i do full-body workouts, or just isolate one particular muscle group at a time?
Wed Jun 13 2018

A Question that I often get asked is” Should I Do Full-Body Workouts, or just isolate one particular Muscle Group at a time?” ... Read More

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Employee Wellness and Analytics
Thu Oct 17 2019

Employee Wellness Analytics is a buzzword today. With data analysis being the most explored field in Information Technology, employee wellness has been an experimented sector as well. But the question lies, do we need complex data or high employee engagement? ... Read More

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From the desk of Sohini De: Why are companies investing in Employee wellbeing Programmes?
Wed Aug 28 2019

As part of our continuous customer discovery, we observed a few very interesting points while researching UK companies. ... Read More

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Employee wellness and Return of investment (ROI)
Thus Aug 8 2019

Research conducted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in (2005) shows Poor health and safety practices result in an estimated death of 2.2 million people, worldwide, due to work-related ill health, disease, and injuries. ... Read More

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Employee retention: Attract and retain young minds
Wed Nov 9 2019

As part of our continuous customer discovery, we observed a few very interesting points while researching UK companies. ... Read More

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Why do businesses need to promote friendship at work?
Mon Jul 29 2019

The workplace is where you spend the majority of your time in a day. Sometimes, a person spends more time with their colleagues than their friends and family. A average person spends about 23.8% of their adult lives at work. So it’s not surprising that you might form strong bonds, even long-term friendships with your colleagues. ... Read More

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WIND OF CHANGE INTERVIEWS DEIRDRE FROM THE COOL FOOD SCHOOL
Wed Jun 6 2018

Deirdre Doyle. Below is our interview with Deirdre Doyle from The Cool Food School where she looks to help children appreciate healthy food. She is doing brilliant work! ... Read More

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“WEST” YOGA VS “EAST” YOGA
Sun Mar 4 2018

oga Advisor Kevin Boyle from our team of experts travelled with Wind of Change recently to deliver our very first corporate programme in India. His observation in this amazing country is interesting and thought provoking with the right amount of humour. ... Read More

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Simple steps to an effective employee wellness program
Thu Jul 4 2019

The workplace is where you spend the majority of your time in a day. Sometimes, a person spends more time with their colleagues than their friends and family. A average person spends about 23.8% of their adult lives at work. So it’s not surprising that you might form strong bonds, even long-term friendships with your colleagues. ... Read More

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SUPPLEMENTS: THE MINEFIELD!
Fri Jun 29 2018

Our CEO Sohini De is sharing her knowledge on supplements why do we need them, which ones to chose from. ... Read More

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SPLIT TRAINING
Wed Jun 20 2018

Following on from last week’s fitness post on the benefits to Full Body Training we will today look at the pros of Split Training. ... Read More

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SLEEP DEPRIVATION: WHAT WE ARE SEEING
Wed Mar 21 2018

Despite being one of the most crucial elements of well-being, sleep is also the most neglected one. Half the population get six hours of sleep or less, and for an alarming four out of five people, it is restless or inadequate. ... Read More

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OUTDOOR REVOLUTION COMPETITION: WINNER ANNOUNCED!
Sat Mar 24 201

We are delighted to announce Mr. Alan O’Malley as the winner of the Wind of Change competition hamper! Thanks everyone for taking part ... Read More

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OPTIMAL TRAINING VOLUME FOR YOUR FITNESS GOALS
Wed Jun 27 2018

The question can only be answered if you know what you want, and if you are in it for the long run. From experience, and from many discussions I have had with top level coaches, here is what I believe works in terms of volume ... Read More

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National Workplace Wellbeing Day 2019
Fri Apr 12 2019

Today marks National Workplace Wellbeing Day with many companies providing onsite presentations, bringing in healthcare professionals or giving free gifts to employees. ... Read More

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My views on Life Coaching by Karen Barody
Wed Apr 3 2019

I wanted to share my experience with Life Coaching. I had my fourth life coaching session last week and I have to say it is an extremely enjoyable experience. ... Read More

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Mixed Bean Salad Recipe
Wed Jul 3 2019

Beans and legumes are the fruits or seeds of a family of plants called Fabaceae. ... Read More

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Mental health: Happy mind,happy workforce
Tue May 22 2018

This month we’re focusing on mental health in the workplace. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this. ... Read More

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MEN’S HEALTH WEEK: A CANDID INTERVIEW WITH ROB CULLEN
Fri Jun 15 2018

This Men’s Health Week, we decided to talk to our well wisher Rob Cullen from Dublin Chamber, to get his take on the subject. In this candid interview, Rob talks about his own successful wellness journey and gives valuable suggestions for individuals and businesses. ... Read More

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MENTAL HEALTH AT WORKPLACE: LET’S GO BACK TO BASICS
Fri Jul 6 2018

Recently we attended an interesting conference known as ‘Keepwell summit’ where amongst many speakers, two of them stood out with their back to basics perspective: Neil O’Brien a renowned wellness expert and an amazing Caroline Mc Guigan from Suicide or Survive. ... Read More

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LET IT BE – MINDFULNESS
Fri Dec 14 2018

As we are all working through our “To Do” lists for the month of December, we can start to feel tension in the air. Here are a few things you can practice at home or at your desk to keep you grounded and help clear your mind throughout this extremely busy month. ... Read More

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International Women’s Day Wrap up – 8th March 2019
Tue Mar 19 2019

From the desk of Sohini De, Founder of Wind of Change, a company where we strive to remove all bias and work towards balanceforbetter. She summarises our IWD19 series featuring some outstanding ladies. Let’s check out what she has to say:- ... Read More

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International Women’s Day Interview- Kamala Rajan
Fri Mar 15 2019

Kamala Rajan is a retired banker. Kamala retired in 2014 as a Chief General Manager from the Reserve Bank of India. ... Read More

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International Women’s Day interview – Siobhan McCarthy
Sat Mar 16 2019

Siobhan McCarthy is a Quality Assurance Specialist in the Pharmaceutical industry. Siobhan works full time in a highly regulated environment. ... Read More

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International Women’s Day Interview – Sharmila BasuThakur
Thu Mar 14 2019

Sharmila BasuThakur – M A in Philosophy and Gold Medalist. Sharmila is a Professor of Philosophy and taught in a college in Kolkata for 15 years before taking up journalism as a full time profession. ... Read More

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International Women’s Day Interview- Moira
Tue Mar 12 2019

Moira is a Productivity Consultant with Transformation, HRD and Programme Management experience gained during 30 years in the Pharmaceutical, IT, Regulatory and Financial Services sectors. ... Read More

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International Women’s Day Interview – Linda Mulholland
Wed Mar 13 2019

Today we got up close and personal to a lovely lady called Linda Mulholland. Let’s find out what she had to say. ... Read More

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International Women’s Day – Elina Majumdar
Sat Mar 9 2019

As promised, next up in our International Women’s Day series is another beautiful lady called Elina Majumdar. Another cracking interview, lets check out what Elina has to say:- ... Read More

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International Women’s Day interview – Ann Marie
Fri Mar 8 2019

As promised, as part of International Women’s Day, we got up close and personal with some beautiful ladies in their field. Let’s check out what Ann-Marie has to say:- ... Read More

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International Women’s Day Interview – Ann Carrick
Mon Mar 18 2019

Ann Carrick is an IT Project Manager with a large organisation who she has been with for 25 years, working in a number of roles. Ann has been in IT for about 20 years. Let’s see what Ann had to say. ... Read More

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International Women’s Day – 8th March 2019
Mon Mar 11 2019

Today we check out what Angie Curran has to say:- Angie Curran (Environmental and Safety consultant to the construction and pharmaceutical industry. She works for herself. Angie has 20 years experience, has two young children and has a self employed husband. ... Read More

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IS INTERMITTENT FASTING THE NEXT BIG WEIGHT LOSS FAD?
Thu Jul 5 2018

In this week blog, our heath coach Morena Magnanini, explains why Intermittent fasting is one of the simplest strategies that can help you lose fat, gain muscle and live healthy. ... Read More

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INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERING DAY – 5TH DECEMBER
Thu Dec 6 2018

Karen Barody, our talented Health Coach and Programme Coordinator writes about her valuable experience of volunteering during her long corporate career and gives insights on how it helped her as a person while the organisations developed their CSR process. ... Read More

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IF I COULD, YOU CAN!
Thu Mar 8 2018

Although we believe in celebrating humanity every day, it is also important to acknowledge the struggles that has gone on for generations towards acceptance and empowerment of women in all walks of life, culminating in United Nations marking 8th March as the International Women’s day. ... Read More

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IBS: THIS GUT CONDITION AFFECTS ONE IN 5 PEOPLE IN IRELAND
Thu Jun 21 2018

So you’ve got Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and it’s making you anxious and stressed. Guess what? Certainly having IBS is naturally likely to create anxiety, and yet it is exactly this anxiety that then has the ability to take hold of the mind. ... Read More

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How yoga can help you deal with stress and anxiety
Fri Jun 21 2019

While workplace stress is normal, excessive stress can affect your emotional, physical and mental health. This could lead to reduced productivity, anxiety and depression. ... Read More

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Growing employee wellness trend
Wed Jul 31 2019

The employee wellness trend is now exploding all over the world. In the early 2000s, employee wellness programmes was seen as a nice to have feature rather than a necessity. ... Read More

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GEMS OF MINDFULNESS WITH ANETA BARANIAK
Fri Apr 20 2018

Our Mindfulness expert Aneta Baraniak have lovely view on life and mindfulness, which she shares here. Worth a read to calm those gremlins in our mind. We wish you could hear her calming voice here, but not to worry, soon we will bring that too. ... Read More

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FOOD: ARE WE STARTING THE CONVERSATION?
Thu Jul 26 2018

What does food mean to you? Do you ever think how our comfort food choices develop? Read this week Sohini De’s blog as she discusses our relationship with food. ... Read More

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FITNESS & MENTAL HEALTH
Fri Jun 8 2018

Mental Health Awareness month finds its origin all the way back in 1949, We look to carry on the tradition as mental health is something everyone should care about and discuss without stigma because simply talking about it can be the lifeline someone desperately needs. ... Read More

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EU ACTION ON ALCOHOL WEEK 19TH – 23RD NOVEMBER
Fri Dec 7 2018

At Wind of Change, we talk a lot about goal setting from the four elements of health (Nutrition, Fitness, Sleep and Stress) and work closely with Corporate Clients in the Public and Private sector in order to help chip away at improving Lifestyle and Mental health. ... Read More

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DISCONNECT TO RECONNECT
Wed Dec 12 2018

When it comes to working in an office environment, I know only too well that there is a lot of temptation when it comes to snacking. ... Read More

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DESK SNACKS TO HELP AVOID TEMPTATION
Mon Dec 17 2018

When it comes to working in an office environment, I know only too well that there is a lot of temptation when it comes to snacking. ... Read More

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BREAKING DOWN THE BARRIERS
Tue Dec 4 2018

People with disabilities are equal citizens. The National Disability Authority’s vision is of a society in which people with disabilities enjoy equal rights and opportunities to participate in economic, social and cultural life. ... Read More

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WORKING MUM
Sun Mar 18 2018

Karen is our Head of Online Programmes and a fantastic trainer. On one had she is a supermom, on the other she is a great motivator and gets the best out of her clients while teaching. She is also a fantastic cook and creates magic with everyday ingredients. She shares her nuggets of wisdom here along with a delicious recipe for a mid week meal. ... Read More

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3RD JOINT GATHERING FOR DIGITAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Tue Jan 15 2019

After taking part in last weeks 3rd Joint Gathering for EHeathit quickly became apparent about all the hard work people are doing behind the scenes to try and meet the demands of our Healthcare problems. ... Read More