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Looking out for rather than down on each other

Can we return to looking out for each other and move away from looking down on each other? We seem to have hit a moment as Lockdown V 3.0 becomes very real. Those of us that have felt a little grumpy about having to endure further restrictions for the foreseeable future are beginning to see…

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Developing the Attitude of Gratitude

As the concept of practising gratitude to improve our emotional health becomes more popular we take a closer look at it. Here Julian explains 1 pitfall to avoid and the general plus points of being grateful. If you prefer to read or want to know the source of the benefits quoted we have an article…

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Beyond the Tut!

King’s College London did some research backed by NIHR (click here to read it) into levels of anger caused by and related to COVID19 (CoronaVirus). It was released today and led to Calm People being invited on to several radio stations to discuss the findings. You can hear one of the interviews with BBC WM…

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Uncertainty ..it’s pretty damn certain for the future

This article is written as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) releases it’s survey entitled Coronavirus and depression in adults, Great Britain: June 2020   About about uncertainty One of my first bosses, a bluff Yorkshireman had a saying…”There’s nowt so constant as change,” and he was right. Most of us know this intuitively yet…

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Have you fallen into the pit of normality?

Beware the pit of normality…those feelings down there may overwhelm you This article is prompted by a lovely observation from a close business associate who said “I have navigated the pitfalls of COVID19 quite well, I quite enjoyed lockdown and made the best of it, I have pivoted my business and I thought I was…

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