Category Archives: resilience

Protecting our mental wellbeing

From being a very strong and capable person I started to feel wobbly, like life was going out of control, and at times being very depressed. Continue reading

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When time stopped

There are some events and crises that are so huge they change life forever. This was one of those moments in time. Continue reading

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Learning to be resilient

Have you ever had that feeling when you wake up and within a few minutes want to go straight back to bed? There have been a few days recently when I have been ‘out of sorts’ as they would have … Continue reading

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Walk in the same footsteps

Whether it is double standards or not, the fact that it appears this way is incredibly damaging. Continue reading

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Uncovering the covered

Moving forward and into a possible recovery from Covid-19 should not be about a ‘return to normal’ or going backwards. Continue reading

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Game, set and match

There is no doubt that facing the media when you are stressed, anxious or depressed is a daunting thing. Even when you are feeling on top of things doing media interviews is pressured. Continue reading

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The seeds of confusion

It may have been an oversight or a breakdown in communication but the confusion of the past 24 hours has the potential to damage confidence. Continue reading

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Blow away the dark clouds

Here I am two years on and I feel strong and in control of my life. I ensure that I recognise even the smallest of achievements. I try to keep focused on the moment rather than rushing ahead with partial information. Continue reading

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Look beyond the surface

We only see the good things that people have in their lives when we are viewing social media, and now the same is happening with our work lives. Everyone else is coping. Everyone else is competent. Everyone else is managing their workload. Everyone else is having a work/life balance and managing things. In reality, we all have our struggles. Continue reading

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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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