People need to reconnect properly. Having recently run workshops where this was a key message throughout, the point was made even more on this morning's morning walk. In my workshops last week, the young people I worked with were discussing how there is always someone out there available to listen to us, but we need… Continue reading Disconnect to Reconnect
AKA Death of a Family CarAKA Trying to Survive Buying a New Car. Buying a car is stressful enough but buying one when you have anxiety can stop you in your tracks. I've known for about six months that I need to start looking. My lovely little tin that's taken care of me for 13… Continue reading Driving me Crazy
A question mark? I'm kidding, right? Happy New Year should be met with a full stop or better still, an exclamation mark...or should it? The festive season isn't festive for everyone, although I hope wherever you're reading this, you found a period of peace and time to reflect on the year. I've spent a week… Continue reading Happy New Year?
What's our purpose? Do we have one? Does it really matter? There's been various articles and blogs I've seen recently that have focused on 'finding your purpose', but what does it all mean and why are we worrying about it all? I can't figure it out and I'm not laying claim to knowing the answer… Continue reading Purposeful Purpose?
It can be one of the hardest things in the world to talk to others, especially in this age of screen staring, but talking is one of the most basic forms of communication that we can't afford to lose. It's been well documented on my blogs many times about my journey through the world of… Continue reading Just Talk
School's no longer 'out' for summer and there's a force at work keeping the place running.
Does it really matter that it's from Tesco, Primark, or a charity shop? I know I'm not a fashionista. I'll shop around and don't get hung up on whether it's got a tick or stripes or any other branding on it. Do I fall into that camp of sad loser because comfort is slightly more… Continue reading Bothered by bargain bonanza
How often do we walk with our eyes shut? It's time we open ourselves to the world around us. I like a walk as much as the next man, but today was something else. Having had a few friends get in touch recently and a few meet-ups being arranged - hooray! - one of those… Continue reading Walking with your eyes open
Sometimes when you have an idea, you need to push yourself into taking action, no matter who's listening.
How much value do you put on your friendship? As much as you really think?