Mindfulness and Wellbeing

  • 29 Sep 2023

    The Power of Fear

    Fear is an unseen enemy that can keep us stuck and dim our lights.

    I see the look of fear most days in our HMP learners. Some are struck down by fear. But Fear also makes some super strong, especially when adrenaline kicks in.

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  • 01 Sep 2023

    The challenges of separate room invigilation

    This year at the NAEO Conference a number of Exam Officers talked to me, worried about the increase in requests for separate room invigilation.  They were concerned about meeting this need in Summer 2024.  I share that concern,  but am not surprised.

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  • 02 Aug 2023

    Lessons from the Workplace

    We can all take lessons from our place of work.  Each day we have opportunities to learn more about ourselves and others. But do we let the moment inspire us to be better or to do better?

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  • 07 Jul 2023

    CPD and Personal Development

    This is the time of year when many of us come together at the NAEO Summer Conference. It is a chance to connect with others in our field, to share, to learn and to pause for a while after all our recent efforts.  Will you be there?

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  • 01 Jun 2023

    Tapping for stress

    Tapping is a mix of acupressure and modern psychology and helps us manage stress. The technique has enjoyed popularity these past few years with celebrity endorsements but how does it work, why should we do it, and how do we start?

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  • 27 Apr 2023

    Building Resilience - how to bounce back from challenge and stay in control

    Resilience helps us manage life’s knocks and setbacks. Those of us who learn to develop resilience find we manage our emotions so much better, and we’re able to come out of situations less bruised than others.

    Resilience is a key attribute in today’s workplace.

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