Tag Archives: resilience

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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A moment in time

I missed tonight’s #Commschat on Twitter and it was probably because I need to manage my time better. Being serious the subject under discussion was where time challenges occur and what can be done to ensure there is some thinking … Continue reading

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A lonely place

I was asked recently what I did to relax from a stressful job. As any reader of his blog will know I am lucky to have a strong support network of family and friends as well as my menagerie that … Continue reading

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It was nine years ago today

Nine years ago on this day I was taking my first tentative steps into social media. I established my Twitter account @amandacomms and wondered what lay ahead. It was a very different time in 2009. I had been a head … 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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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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