What else can I do?

What else can I do?

This month, I’ve been taking part in a charity challenge which has made me quite literally run so far out of my comfort zone that it became just a dot in the corner of my eye.   Now that’s it’s done, I’ve been reflecting on how (HOW!?) I kept going when my knees were...
How Authenticity is Creating Connection

How Authenticity is Creating Connection

I was almost at the end of my presentation when a loud shout* punctured the air, its volume belying the tender years of the one from whom it had emanated. I barely batted an eyelid, and nor did anyone else in this virtual session; after all, the audible and visual ebb...
Focusing on the Good Stuff

Focusing on the Good Stuff

Four years ago, I wrote a piece called ‘2016: take the good with you’. It came at the culmination of 12 months which many people had described the ‘worst year ever’ bringing, as it had losses, human suffering, and ugly division. In the piece I wrote about how, in...
(Self)-Believing in Innovation

(Self)-Believing in Innovation

These last few months have seen innovation and adaptation on a grand scale. Who would have thought, in those hazy days B.C. (before Covid), back at the very start of the year, what changes we might see?   In just six months, companies have evolved in ways perhaps not...
Managing our wellbeing in challenging times

Managing our wellbeing in challenging times

These are challenging times for us all, and the climate of fear and uncertainty can have a – sometimes – significant impact on our mental wellbeing. Here are some of our ideas on ways that could help us to stay positive and resilient: Control and influence: thinking...
Resolving to be Kind

Resolving to be Kind

Apparently today is the day when we are most likely to abandon our new year’s resolutions, the fervent enthusiasm with which they were set tapering away as the harsh reality of the post-Christmas mood sets in. And as they are discarded, they leave behind a sense of...