Category Archives: #blogtober

Blogtober: what have I learnt

I gave myself a seven day break after finishing Blogtober. For anyone that didn’t know or missed it that was a challenge of blogging every day during October. It isn’t a major pressure for me after I completed a blog … Continue reading

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Happy Samhain

I don’t like Halloween and this may have a lot to do with the fact I have mild coulnophobia. For anyone not sure what that is it is a fear of clowns and for some reason there are a lot … Continue reading

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Make a difference 

I had the chance to do something good today for someone else. A situation arose where I could either step up and help or just ignore it. The whole situation had no impact on my life and was about other … Continue reading

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All ears 

If there is one skill that is underused and undervalued it is listening. It is often said that we have two ears and one mouth for a reason. But the modern life is more about us all broadcasting than consuming … Continue reading

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A matter of time

Tonight the clocks will go back and at the same time many people will be enjoying Halloween parties – this really is heading into winter and the end of 2017. The nights will be dark early and we will want … Continue reading

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Reports, reconnecting and a thank you card 

I feel in a reflective mood after a busy week with plenty of ups and downs. There have been long days and a distinct lack of sleep. It started on Monday with work related frustrations that drained my energy and … Continue reading

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Bring it into the open

There was a news item today saying that 300,000 people had lost their jobs due to mental illness. That is a really shocking figure. We live in such a stressful world that we have to find better ways of dealing … Continue reading

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