November 2016

The curse of being smart

My sister and I were out in London doing a bit of shopping.

We went from shop to shop as you do and finally my sister fell in love with a pair of boots.

“Can I have these shoes in size 6” The assistant came back with a size 4…

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Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word

#sorry#why people can’t say ‘sorry’#how to say ‘sorry’
The English are renowned across the world for taking the word ‘sorry’ to art form status. In England the word ‘sorry’ can mean…”

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The Price Pushy Parents Pay

In October I was asked to provide some training for the teachers in a primary school. When the children are on holidays it is customary in the UK for teachers to receive training. The topic they wanted me to talk about was ‘how to handle difficult conversations

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Talking about Depression

I don’t know if you have ever spoken to a so called expert and after about five minutes into the conversation in dawns on you that they don’t know what they are talking about. This week I had occasion to be in the company of professionals who work with people who have mental health

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