Category Archives: resilience

Reflections on another busy week

This has been another week of ups and downs, good and bad, positive and negative. It has been testing and enjoyable in equal measure but thankfully I have made it to the weekend. My week started with a trip to … Continue reading

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Remove the stigma

The workings of our minds are available only to us. If we have problems unless we decide to tell people they would never know. On World Mental Health Day it is worth remembering that we never know what other people … Continue reading

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Widen your horizons

It has been an interesting year with highs and lows. One thing I didn’t expect from 2018 was to make two trips to Norway which is definitely one of the high points. I have to admit to knowing very little … Continue reading

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Thinking ahead

Crisis communication seems to be something that I think about on a weekly basis. After almost 20 years in police communication there is rarely a month goes by when there isn’t some form of emergency or critical incident. It is … Continue reading

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Taking a timeout

I have written many times about how difficult life can be and how we need to take care of ourselves to deal with it. Over the past few weeks and months I have felt like I have lost my way … Continue reading

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Take good care

In the past 12 months I have probably thought, written and talked more about mental health in PR and communication roles than at any time before. Last year mental health awareness was important but as a distant concept. In 2018 … Continue reading

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Part of the story

It may have escaped your attention but today is International Day of Happiness and a chance for us to consider what makes us happy. That may sound like a really simple question: what makes you happy? It may be a … Continue reading

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