Tag Archives: positive

Taking stock and some thank you messages

This is a reflective time of the year for me. It may be because it is a time when we have to slow down from the demands of work. It may be because it is the changing of the year. … Continue reading

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Educate, explain and get positive

I have read some really interesting blogs recently about the frustrations that PR and communication professionals face on a daily basis. They range from being amusing to making me really angry. Like most comms people I have battled the demands … 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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No dress rehearsal

You might have spotted a new programme being promoted by Channel 4. In this latest lifestyle series people have the chance of leaving their life behind to go and do something more exciting. But why don’t we do this anyway? … Continue reading

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With a little help

The weather conditions have been the only real story in town this week. We saw people stuck in vehicles on motorways, people snowed into their homes and people struggling to get to their vital work. One thing stuck out throughout … 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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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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