When you change your mindset…

When my NYE 2017 status came up on my FB ‘Memories’ whotsit earlier, it made me smile. The physical and mental ‘mehness’ of 2017 continued into January and by mid-month I collapsed in an exhausted heap. I was diagnosed with another bout of Labrynthitis and told to STOP! Unbeknown to me at the time, I’d…

Consciously thought about your personal values lately?

I’ve made it through workshop two of ‘Springboard’ and my bra is still in tact! I even managed to do my homework and it wasn’t at the back of the bus! At the end of workshop one, we were all encouraged to set a goal to be achieved by the next workshop. Something small. I…

I’m an Unplugger – My year of change

I’ve been back from my thing in a field for almost a fortnight now. That thing I spent all year looking forward to. It was ok. Going again? Yeah… I might! Shut the front door! Of course I’m going again. It’s my ‘thing’ now. Comms Unplugged is my THING! I blogged earlier this summer about…

There was no bra burning. Phew!

I first heard of ‘Springboard‘ when a female leader who’d come through the ranks in a time and organisation ruled and driven by men, introduced it into my workplace. This was about 16 years ago and I clearly remember thinking at the time that it wasn’t for me, because I had no desire to burn…

‘Me’ time. Weirdo… maybe!

I’ve woken up with a view of the sea, hearing nothing but the sound of waves and in last night’s clothes*. I didn’t get lost on the way home after a crazy night on the pop – I’m having some ‘me’ time! I’m parked overlooking my favourite spot in the whole wild (<<< I know…

Stressed…

This week was all about #mentalhealthawareness. Ordinarily it passes me by, but the theme of the 2018 campaign, stress, has really caught my attention. I’m one of these people who has always worked better under pressure. It wasn’t until I got my first job in the press office of a busy police force, that I…