Archive for: Stress

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Fearful of a Midlife Career Change? Well… All of my clients are fearful of a midlife career change to some degree. They wouldn’t be human if they weren’t. Some fears speak to us quietly, some loudly, persistently or in waves. …

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EXCERPT OF A CLIENT LETTER 9 April 2020 Dear Client We’re at the end of week 4 as I see it. Are you finding your new rhythm? A more sustainable balance of compassion for yourself, for others and keeping your …

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Here are the official links about the UK’s COVID-19 financial support and sources of information. DAILY PRESS CONFERENCE VIDEOS If you want one official daily update, these press conferences are broadcast live at 5pm and hosted here: youtube.com/user/Number10gov/videos LATEST IMPACTS …

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MODIFIED CLIENT LETTER 18 March 2020 Dear Client You probably don’t want yet more information about the Corona virus as it’s relentless. And quite frankly, that’s the problem. There is ALREADY TOO MUCH! So why am I sending you more? …

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What if your CEO is the bully? The impact of having had a bullying boss has been likened to that of having post traumatic stress disorder. It’s a massive deal, which costs us greatly. In time, energy and identity. In …

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Stressed man with a mini-man and megaphone

How to Handle a Problem “Reclassifying something as not being a Problem but being a Circumstance calms our mind and our body. This calmness opens up our creative thinking which ironically means we handle the Circumstance in a better way Try it …

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You’ve just found out that you’re losing your job. One day, out of the blue you find out in some – probably heartless – way that you’re losing you job. A horrid moment. You didn’t see this coming. You are …

Rebound Relationships don’t work. Nor do Rebound Roles. Read More »

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It’s holiday season. You know how disappointing it is when you try to squeeze into summer clothes that seem to have “shrunk” by themselves over the last 12 months? And you know how, unless you do something about it leading …

Feel like a square peg in a round hole? You’re not the only one. Read More »

A stress-o-meter at maximum level

Nearly half of all “sick leave” in the UK is actually “stress leave”* Most of us have been stressed at one time or another for a variety of short-term or longer-term reasons. It’s not fun, to say the least. When …

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Six years ago this very day, I returned to the UK on a ferry with all my worldly goods after living and working in France for five years. My tail was between my legs. I felt small and utterly crushed. …

The humiliation of failing: returning to England Read More »