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
May. It signals that a third of the year has passed, we should be settled and know, within reason, how the year will pan out, and yet, for some, this month will be the worst of their lives.
Never underestimate the benefit and power of your support networks. Whatever your current state of health, both physical and mental, the importance of reliable human contact cannot be underestimated. The same is true of business. It's virtually a year to the day when I took the bold move of quitting my job on health grounds… Continue reading Recovery is everybody’s business
We are becoming a nation of sleep-deprived zombies
It's amazing to think that Christmas is now a distant memory. One month ago we gathered around to celebrate time together and new beginnings, and here, today, one month on, have we really made any progress? Me personally, I am grateful that my health has improved ten-fold and I am able to start looking towards… Continue reading Bored visions?
2016 is done. Yes, it's over. Where did it go? Wasn't it one heck of a year too? What's to come in 2017? Seems a year for progress... I've been a fan of Foulsham's Old Moore's Almanac for some time. For the unfamiliar the books are readily available and give predictions for the year ahead,… Continue reading 2017 : Progress