Getting one step ahead

Are You Constantly Trying to get One Step Ahead? How many hours a week are you currently working? Are you always trying to get one step ahead of your workload? When you get home do you forget about work when you close your door or are you still checking your phone/tablet? Do you ever allow […]

Be Kind to Yourself – You’re Your Own Best Friend

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When the going gets tough, be kind to yourself Is it me or are more people reaching burn out, tired all the time, getting sicker or throwing their hands up in the air in exasperation, disillusionment and despair? I have a variety of friends and connections who are all showing worrying signs of getting to […]

Regaining perspective – some days you need to switch off


Everything around me continued.  I could hear the sounds of the traffic, voices from passers-by, phones ringing and pinging as calls and messages came in and the sun casting its finger of yellow warmth and brightness across my room moving inexorably as the hours passed towards night time.  The only thing that was not moving […]

Working life pressure and being human


Gosh, working life pressures are insidious are they not? I have fallen into the trap again! I really should know better but, hey, we’re all human. Thankfully I tend to notice I have tumbled in and at least I fall in taking a ladder with me. What am I talking about? I’m sure many of […]

A Challenging Year – Maintaining Professionalism

Have you found this past year more of a challenge than usual?  I certainly have and many people I have spoken to over the course of the past twelve months seem to have experienced the same.  I have no idea as to why, or what powers have been aligning themselves, but negative things appear to […]