This week I’m launching my podcast Dot to Dot Behind the Person. The first two episodes are with my amazing mentor & Global co-Chair of the 30% Club Brenda Trenowden CBE and Editor in Chief of Marie Claire Andrea Thompson. We’re starting with Women’s Empowerment setting the tone. There are many more topics and people … More Launch of Dot to Dot Podcast
Podcasts – why, with all our new-fangled developments do we find what is in essence returning us to the old gramophone days so very appealing. … More Why Podcasts Are Good For the Soul
As an NHS front-line worker you have every reason to be fearful about what’s to come and how you will cope. It’s important to know that in itself is normal and to be expected. Avoiding any of these emotions either now or at a later date will only exacerbate any negative psychological outcomes. Below are … More Coping – Front Line Healthcare Providers
We’re currently facing a very surreal world and an unfamiliar way of life. It’s hard to know what to expect especially from a psychological perspective. In response two psychologists from the University of Manchester have summarised their research looking at people in ICE conditions (isolated, confined and extreme). While not the same the evidence from similar … More Coping with confinement and isolation – Covid 19
Anxiety is normal, it’s something that we all experience and it’s impossible to avoid. It’s really important that teenagers understand this and also that anxiety does not define who they are, it is not part of their personality, it will come and go and we can learn to manage it better. Most of the time … More Helping teens deal with anxiety and Covid-19
At the moment I think it’s fair to say that many of us if not all of us are suffering from anxiety – whether that’s over the unknown, worrying about our loved ones, job, finances, the future…..Added to which a lot of us are stuck at home not able to carry out normal everyday life. … More COVID – 5 Mental Health 5 A Day
Something I wrote a long time ago about love, sex and attraction. Given the complete dominance of my own brain with Covid-19 I thought this may provide some light relief to anyone else like me.
Sexual attraction is – well it’s the source of life and so worth understanding. … More Love, Sex and….
The importance of sleep has been getting increasing coverage. But how many of us still prioritise our social and career activities – over sleep? … More I can’t get no sleep…
All someone may want for Christmas is you, can you spare a little of your time for someone who’s alone? This week the BBC shared the story of a man called Terrence who had spent 20 Christmas’s alone. He stood in his doorway crying tears of joy as carol singers came and sung his favourite … More All I want for Christmas is You….
Despite being bonkersly (it’s my word even if it doesn’t exist) driven in general I also put things I don’t like off. On the whole that involves accounting of any sort. I find it dull. At the moment it also includes making edits to my book (sorry publisher). I wouldn’t say I procrastinate, more deprioritise … More Who are you?