Hello. Who are you?

In amongst the cacophony of soundbites, interviews and advice from strangers and celebrities, telling me to ‘be kind to myself’ and to ‘find your routine’, the occasional quote makes it through the melee and gets me thinking.  Listening to BBC Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac interviewing singer/songwriter James Blake was one of those moments recently. James... Continue Reading →

Furlough Learnings #1

Did you know that you can numb the pain of negative emotions by keeping yourself busy? I learned that the hard way this week. In the old normal world (what do we even call that time now? BC – Before Covid?) busy was paired with every emotion and event I had. Birthdays were happy and... Continue Reading →

Decisions, decisions

It's taken me ten days into my furlough from work to finally work out what I want to do with the next 6 weeks. I’ve been getting more and more anxious about what to do with this unexpected free time, to the extent that I’m pretty sure others could hear the voice inside my head... Continue Reading →

Space to Think

Between stimulus and response is a space. in that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. Victor E. Frankl This leadership technique has always been a conundrum to me. it makes perfect sense, but I’ve never been able to catch that space between action and... Continue Reading →

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