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The best question I have ever been asked

The best question I have ever been asked

What's the best question you have ever been asked? For a young child perhaps its "how old are you", the answer always seems to elicit a big smile and a sense of pride when they say I'm 4 (5,6 etc) As we get older the great questions could include 'will you marry me'...

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Developing Self Awareness and Understanding

Developing Self Awareness and Understanding

Let me introduce you to .... you. How well do you know yourself, do you appreciate what an amazing individual you are? Developing self awareness and understanding is an important aspect of being resilient. So do you know who you are and what you are capable of. The...

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How to be Happy and Why it Matters

How to be Happy and Why it Matters

Depending on your age, there will always be a 'Happy' song for your generation. From the Sound of Musics "My favourite things" to Pharrell Williams' "Happy", popular culture music is always reminding us to "Don't worry, be happy" (thanks Bobby McFerrin). But what does...

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Why do I Feel Guilty?

Why do I Feel Guilty?

Running stress management workshops we inevitably end up talking about work-life balance and how difficult it can be to find it. Alongside these discussions we will also talk about prioritising and putting yourself and your needs first. Its at this point that the...

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Volunteering – You Get More Than You Give

Volunteering – You Get More Than You Give

This week is national volunteering week. I have been a volunteer in different forms for more than 10 years. People I meet are surprised I have the time, or marvel at my "selflessness". For me though the benefits of volunteering are worth so much to me that I often...

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Carer Wellbeing and the Work-Life Balance

Carer Wellbeing and the Work-Life Balance

I can't count how many times I have said the following, in life, at work and in my role as the Chair of a Charity, 'If you don't look after yourself first, how on earth can you care for your loved one?'. Carer wellbeing and resilience is becoming more and more...

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Imposter Syndrome The Unwanted Guest

Imposter Syndrome The Unwanted Guest

Its in the papers again today! The statistics that show how women undervalue themselves every day. Whether they are applying for jobs, asking for pay rises, positioning themselves as an "expert", self doubt jumps in and the imposter syndrome wins out ! In talks I...

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