Tag Archives: challenge

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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47 notes on life

I seem to be hurtling towards my 50th birthday and am still surprised by the fact that in my head I am still mid-20s but that isn’t what I see in the mirror. Today I reached the grand old age … Continue reading

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The real story

Many people will have read the story about the former Sainsbury’s employee Mrs Salomon who was able to continue to work despite living with Alzheimer’s. She managed to do it only with the support of her employers who made reasonable … Continue reading

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The reason why

People go to work for all kinds of reasons and get many different things from the experience. All are equally valid whether it is to put food on the table or to help others it doesn’t matter. These things are … Continue reading

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Reflections on the challenge of resilience

Two years ago today while I was at the start of my a blog a day challenge I wrote about the importance of developing resilience. (https://amandacomms1.wordpress.com/2016/01/29/six-elements-of-resilience) I wanted to look back from this position of facing eight months when I … Continue reading

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Time to stand tall

I started this blog a week ago but with so much going on to challenge my thinking it has taken until now before I felt able to finish it. We are heading into another year and I have been reading … Continue reading

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Just one thing

Twelve months ago I wrote about the achievements I wanted to complete in 2017. For many years I have avoided the resolutions route because inevitably people don’t keep to them and end up frustrated and disappointed just a few days … Continue reading

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