Psychological Safety is a topic that has been brought back to life with the events of COVID. Companies are trying to figure out how to reopen, while we all try to make sense of this “new normal” (whatever that is).

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Many people had a massive realisation that they enjoyed working…


Everyone knows someone who is a worrier. You, yourself, may be a worrier. Perhaps you have a high degree of neuroticism.

[Neuroticism here means having “ a tendency toward anxiety, depression, self-doubt, self-doubt, and other negative feelings.” — Psychology Today.]

Or you may be like me, someone who begins to…


When we think of the term “wellbeing”, concepts such as work-life balance, happiness, friendship, health and wellness come into our mind. After all, isn’t that what life is about? Striving and succeeding in all those areas and more?

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When we talk about well-being, my mind immediately goes to defining what…


There were over 30 students in the zoom room as I introduced myself to the hour long session. I had given lectures and taught psychology classes before, so there should be no reason why my Imposter Syndrome feeling was so strong.

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My tech had failed me so I had no…


I spent nearly 20 years in the event marketing business and now science finally supports all the crazy antics we used to make everyone feel included.

In my previous life, I was responsible for the content and marketing side of events, producing and marketing educational programmes. Throughout my corporate career…


This is my bag. After years of working in the corporate world where psychological safety was non-existent, ultimately paying a huge price with my mental health, I wanted to learn everything I could to flourish and thrive in work and life.

I did my Masters dissertation on Positive Psychology Interventions…


I’m in a rut. Now that COVID restrictions are being lifted, I’m wondering what to do about work. I love working from home, but I miss people. So, I decided to relax and imagine my future.

What do I want it to look like? Who do I want to meet…


Is the sky blue? What makes the wind blow? How do I fix the sink tap?

Does curiosity lead you? Or do you steer away from asking questions?

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Curiosity and The Brain

The Greater Good Science Centre has published several articles on how curiosity can lead to a happier life. …


My first job out of University was working as an assistant Wedding Planner. I spent my school years working as a cocktail waitress and for my Aunt’s catering company, so I knew the events business pretty well at the age of twenty-two.

On a sunny Saturday in June, I arrived…


In my 20’s, a lightbulb went off in my head. I grew up believing that travel and moving were difficult (and subconsciously, should not be undertaken). But there was a point when I asked my Mom about my Dad’s side of the family (my parents were divorced), she said something…

Beth E Lee MBA MSc

Making sense of psychology and neuroscience research & applying it to wellbeing. www.TheMindInstitute.ie

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