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So far Susan Hammond has created 32 blog entries.

Workplace wellbeing: 3 simple ways to stay sane in a mad world

This year I’ve thoroughly embraced the simple life and it’s stopped me going mad! There’s no telling what might have happened otherwise. By doing more seasonal, plant-based cooking I’ve felt a greater connection to the planet and feel much healthier I’ve taken every opportunity to get outside, breathe, and feel immense joy by being surrounded [...]

By | 2020-11-30T08:30:05+00:00 November 30th, 2020|Mental health and wellbeing, Workplace wellbeing|0 Comments

So a string walks into a bar and…

It's that time of year again when the nights are drawing in and all you want to do is hibernate. The perfect time to gather round the fire and tell stories. So in that vein, for a bit of fun (and boy do we need some fun this year), here's a classic joke adapted in [...]

By | 2020-11-02T08:41:01+00:00 November 2nd, 2020|Copywriting, Just for fun|0 Comments

Workplace wellbeing: how simple living can boost your productivity

“From this evening I must give the British people a very simple instruction – you must stay at home…” – Boris Johnson (UK Prime Minister), 23rd March 2020 Life has changed drastically recently. This year we’ve all had to adapt to a new way of life. No matter what our circumstances. But despite the challenges it’s [...]

By | 2020-10-12T10:37:38+00:00 October 12th, 2020|Mental health and wellbeing, Workplace wellbeing|0 Comments

‘Conversational’ is not a tone of voice

A question I always ask during briefing is, ‘What’s your tone of voice?’ But do you know what this means? One of the most common answers I get is, ‘conversational.’ And conversational is not a tone of voice. So here I’ll share what conversational copy is, what tone of voice is and provide a couple [...]

By | 2020-09-07T10:30:36+00:00 September 7th, 2020|Copywriting, Copywriting tips|0 Comments

Mindful photography: a great way to improve your workplace wellbeing

Sounds a bit random doesn’t it? Mindful photography? And workplace wellbeing? How on earth can one impact the other?! Well that’s what I’m going to show you. But first… What is mindfulness? According to mindful.org it is: "The basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and [...]

5 reasons to start business blogging today

“My blog is doing nothing for me! What’s the point?” A common cry from many a small business owner. But in 2020 it’s clear that when you provide good content, written well, your blog will help you succeed. “Companies with blogs produce an average of 67% more leads monthly than companies that don’t blog" – [...]

By | 2020-07-13T14:48:41+00:00 July 6th, 2020|Business blogging, Copywriting|0 Comments

3 ways to use essential oils for great workplace wellbeing

Last May I felt rubbish. I caught bug after bug, had no energy and needed to take time off work. But now I feel amazing! So what changed? I started using essential oils. My friend came to the rescue bringing a diffuser, oils galore and a wealth of scientific knowledge and experience. So I knew [...]

Mental health first aid: how to improve your staff’s wellbeing

Coronavirus, eek! What has it done to our mental health and wellbeing? Before the pandemic poor mental health was costing UK employers up to £45 billion a year. But lockdown has amplified the effect. And now the government’s encouraging us to get back to our normal workplaces, it’s never been more important to look after [...]

6 questions to ask before you write a blog

Blogging for business works: Businesses with a regular blog on their website get twice as many email enquiries than businesses that don’t Small businesses with blogs get 126% more lead growth than those without - Quoracreative But only if you do it well. And so you don’t end up with naff content or take eons [...]

By | 2020-07-01T17:26:54+00:00 April 20th, 2020|Business blogging, Copywriting|0 Comments

Perfectionism: how do I survive it?

Do you constantly worry about your work being criticised? Do you spend forever on everything you do because it’s not quite good enough yet? Does this hinder you both in life and at work? You are not alone. Welcome to the perfectionist’s club! In this post: What is perfectionism and is it always bad? How [...]