Thoughts about hr and management in the real world – extra information I couldn't fit in my books!.

Category Archives: mental health

The 3 secret words to feeling better

The last 12 months have been surreal, stressful and bizarre. It’s been hard to focus when things in the world are so crazy and you didn’t know week to week … Continue reading

March 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Are you getting the right 5+ a day? (and it’s not vegetables!)

We’ve all had the 5+ a day message drilled into us about eating vegetables, but there’s another 5+ that makes you far happier with life. Currently Fraser and I are … Continue reading

November 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Building Resilience

Have you ever suffered a horrific loss in your life? Have you gone through something incredibly traumatic?   Many of us have, and at the time it can feel extremely … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

How toxic people can be good for you

I’ve had a number of toxic people in my life. People who make your life miserable or who create awful places to work. This includes the HR Manager who read … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

The thing you should never say…..

There are moments in life that are really sent to test you. To push you to the limits and see what you’ll do. Some of you’ll know last month I … Continue reading

July 24, 2016 · 5 Comments

Lessons from being sued

I always try and look at bad experiences as learning opportunities – whether it’s from an avoidable mistake or from factors outside of your control. How did you react? What … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · 3 Comments