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The Angry Pope and other things

For those that have not seen it Pope Francis was on walk about and was touching hands and engaging with the crowd. As he moved away a woman grabbed him and pulled him back. He responded by chastising her, scowling and smacking her hand away. He was angry. It makes the news because as the…

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Why am I so angry

This is a regular question we get asked. Here is a brief summary of possible issues and how you need to tackle them. Anger is a great motivator, protects us from attack and helps us assert ourselves in the face of massive odds. It can be healthy but for many it is ruining relationships and…

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Let’s talk about stress

It’s National Stress Awareness Month. As part of our continuing support for providing the information, people need about this important subject we made a video with some friends of ours notably, SkillBase First Aid. You can either watch it on one go or as 6 separate segments. Your choice.   When we cut them into…

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Did you know it’s International Day of Happiness?

Calm People countdown to our exciting new happiness project I was at the first Happy Café in Derby this evening to mark the International Day of Happiness – you might have seen us on BBC East Midlands Today! I was there because, as the founder and director of a company which sees the impact of…

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A few words from a delegate

It is rare that delegates on our Keeping Calm Intensive Weekend Workshop publicly share their experiences because they can be quite intense (as the name suggests). We have been lucky enough that one of our recent delegates chose to share her experience on her own blog and has allowed us to share it. Click below …

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Time to Talk day 2019

Time to talk day is approaching so we made a video to give what we think of as essential basic for having a healthy Mental Health conversation. Please do not let the still you can see here of Julian Hall looking like a muppet put you off. He is a muppet at times but quite often…

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To Find A Purpose

Those of you who read this blog regularly will be aware that we do not often accept guest blogs. If we do they have to be decent quality and fit with the messages we are trying to reinforce. When I read this from Charlotte I wanted it on our site immediately. I hope you enjoy…

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