Category Archives: resilience

It’s a risky business

Everything in life has risks attached to it. Even lying in bed has risks of deep vain thrombosis or other health issues. Continue reading

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Compare and contrast

Nobody I have met yet has a perfect life. They are all trying to make the best of the situations that they face. Continue reading

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A priority in 2021

We can all face circumstances that test us and push us to the limit. We are kidding ourselves if we don’t think this is the case. Continue reading

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Finding a balance

Today (Thursday 5 November) is the start of a second lockdown in England and four weeks of severe restrictions on our lives. It follows a similar approach in many other countries, in an attempt to curb the spread of Covid-19. … Continue reading

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Facing the future by focusing on today

I like many people watched the announcement of a month long lockdown with concern and rising anxiety. It was made worse by the drip, drip of information during the day, the delay in the press conference and some unfathomable charts. … Continue reading

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Rumour, speculation and leaks

Living in Greater Manchester I am expecting to face similar restrictions but with no clarity and just having the carrot of a Boris Johnson statement later dangled in front of me brings anxiety. Will it impact on my work? How will my life have to change again? How long will I face restrictions? Continue reading

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Nine weeks, and another nine weeks

For the past nine weeks I have been living within tougher Covid-19 restrictions. Wigan for many weeks had a much lower rate than the rest of Greater Manchester. The latest figures show that it is now among the worst of … Continue reading

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Second wave? Are you ready?

Valuing our own training and development is critical all the time and being in the middle of a crisis just intensifies this. Continue reading

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‘A marathon not a sprint’

The mental impact of Covid-19 has not yet really been seen. Many people haven’t accepted that they are struggling and may need help. Continue reading

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What are you doing?

There is no doubting that 2020 has brought many challenging things. This is the last bank holiday of the year but it is hard to even remember the others. What are you doing to make the most of this weekend? … Continue reading

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