The 2nd ever #SelfCareWeekly twitter chat took place last night and with the following question from https://twitter.com/WildFigSolns : To build in some extra context, Helen Amery who owns and runs Wild Fig Solutions was recently my first podcast guest to discuss the topics of self awareness and vulnerability and within this came up the theme of #selfcare […]Read More #SelfCareWeekly – What stops you maintaining or building your self-care habits? Main takeaways
I have been battling (with myself!) for some time to collate my thoughts, feelings & passions into an easy to communicate medium and I am hoping that this blog captures that in the first instance. I would greatly appreciate any and all feedback, especially from those who have their own story or thoughts, positive and […]Read More An introduction to the SGEW model of personal & organisational development
The inaugural #SelfCareWeekly chat happened on Tues 24th April 2018. The first question was as follows: The idea for this chat came from a highly engaging and reflective #LearnConnectDo led by Helen Amery https://twitter.com/WildFigSolns & Janice Keyes https://twitter.com/janicekeyes in March of this year (the blog from that event can be found here: https://valuethroughvulnerability.com/2018/03/16/march-2018-learn-connect-do-on-self-care/ What is self-care? […]Read More #SelfCareWeekly – The start of some regular mental downtime for all of us as individuals..??
What is Bullying? According to the Oxford English dictionary: What I find most interesting is the paradox between this definition of a bully being someone that targets people that they perceive to be vulnerable (weak in this context), yet I and so many others right now are talking about the power of being vulnerable i.e. […]Read More Bullying – It has to stop!
Yesterday saw Helens (https://twitter.com/WildFigSolns) first Learn, Connect, Do of 2018 with the excellent support of Janice Keyes (https://twitter.com/janicekeyes) from Mind over Matter Coaching. The event took place in the very cool & funky PKF Cooper Parry East Midlands office https://twitter.com/PKFCooper_Parry who are ranked as one of the top 100 companies to work for, and on face value, […]Read More March 2018 Learn, Connect, Do event on ‘Self care’
Without wanting to disclose too much as everyone needs and I really mean needs, to read this book, I felt compelled to share my thoughts as it has come at the most opportune time for me personally. I was made aware of Nilofer Merchant https://twitter.com/nilofer by the awesome https://twitter.com/PerryTimms a few months ago, however was offered […]Read More “The Power of Onlyness” – Unique book title, next generation thinking
I felt compelled to write this blog the day after #WorldMentalHealthDay2017 (having had an episode myself last year I wanted to reflect on the stories I read yesterday) and on the day that I shall be interviewed by @CIPD as to my thoughts as to how effective the apprenticeship levy could be used to help […]Read More “Seeing the wood for the trees”