I love a good model or framework - they help me make sense of things and to plan next steps. This week I've been doing my Mental Health First Aider training and have come across the "stress container" model. I thought it would be useful to share here as often people turn to coaching at… Continue reading What’s in your stress bucket?
I'm in one of those phases where I am perennially saying to those around me "it will calm down after the end of this week". Only it doesn't seem to be doing so. Sometimes we get into a cycle of being very busy and therefore dealing with the urgent things on a just in time… Continue reading Workload overload alert!
Three things I often wanted my employer and colleagues to understand about me as a working parent: 1. By the time the official working day starts around 9am, I am likely to have been up since 6.30, getting children up and dressed and ready for school/nursery, dropping them off on an extended journey and then… Continue reading On life as a working parent.