Posts by: Julian Hall

A lot of our clients stay in touch with us and they update us on their progress. Occasionally they go further when the work we have done with them inspires them to other activities. In this case, our client, who went through our Intensive Weekend Workshop, subsequently spent some months meditating on their inner shame…

I woke up this morning with that heady feeling that all is well with the world and I am lucky to be alive. Yes, you guessed it, I have got caught up in the story of England’s progress through the world cup. Yet two  days ago I was managing my expectations better than Gareth Southgate was. One game at a time. One game a…

Reading a quote from Colin Montgomery caused me to take to my keyboard and quickly add this addendum to a blog written a few months ago – Click here for the original – Colin has scored a major tournament win in Denmark and feels good. He is quoted as saying ““There were 60 guys starting and you’ve ended up at the top o…

This is a question that I get asked a great deal or the other common question is “does mindfulness work?” The prevalence of this question is down to a number of reasons – Mindfulness is becoming popular and high profile. There are a lot more people qualifying as mindfulness teachers A lot of people are searching for a…

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Earl Nightingale said, “When you judge others you do not define them, you define yourself.” To judge is to be human. Animals do not judge other animals. Humans are the only species that have that learnt ability to look at another human and pass judgement on them. This is not something that is part of our makeup when we…

In this article I will use our Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, as a vehicle for explaining a couple of significant factors that may go into developing a personality that expresses itself through anger. As this is written John Bercow’s behaviour and the possible ramifications for him personally are all ove…

In this article we examine issues raised in a recent CIPD & Simply Health survey. My simple perspective (It’s all about me really but it is relevant) Every interaction I have with a group, be it a workshop or a talk to a larger group I always introduce myself in this way…”My name is Julian Hall and my company is Calm P…

Is your emotional health being sustained with the technological equivalent of fast food every day? What are the signs that your intake is unhealthy? What can you do? Read this and understand your social media bloatiness, how it occurs and what you can do to address it. My prompt for writing this article is the various…

April is Stress Awareness Month in the UK A few weeks ago a survey of 1300 workers by ADP about stress in the workplace was released. Several blogs trumpeted the headline figures including the words “A third of UK workers (31 percent) say their employer has little or no interest in their mental health, despite the fact…