Monthly Archives: July 2013

Emptying my pocket

Monday saw me at a loose end. My therapist had to cancel and I was left with a hole in the middle of my carefully crafted morning. Rather than waste the time I decided to use it for some reflection, … Continue reading

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Hide and seek

Last week I was involved in a twitter conversation with Andy Lancaster and Julie Drybrough. It had been sparked by Andy using specially made board games (super sized) to inject some fun in to the induction process. The conversation soon … Continue reading

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What a difference a year makes

This time last year I was struggling. Awaiting professional help for my mental health. Since then I have waited and waited for my referral to come up. The time punctuated by changes to medication and sporadic check ups with my … Continue reading

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The calm before…

It’s been an eventful day, England won the first Ashes test, Chris Froome accelerated away from his rivals in the Tour de France to win on the summit of Mont Ventoux and yet I sit quietly, unusually passive in the … Continue reading

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Bounce-back-ability

Recently I’ve been delivering a series of workshops on resilience. Sometimes these are a joint venture with Ian Pettigrew (@KingfisherCoach) and other times it is me solo. Ian and I were compelled to construct these workshops after seeing what the … Continue reading

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