Mindfulness and Wellbeing

  • 01 Feb 2024

    The 8Cs of Interpersonal skills

    Your level of interpersonal skills shows in how you interact with your colleagues to demonstrate your emotional awareness.  These EQ or emotionally intelligent skills are considered more important than IQ.

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  • 21 Dec 2023

    Making time for Mindfulness

    At the Summer 2023 NAEO conference in London I asked delegates to fill in a survey.  One of the questions was “what help would you like with Mindfulness”? A common response was “Finding time to do it”. So here are a few ways you might work on that.

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  • 28 Nov 2023

    Questions are the Answer

    Many times in life, answers to problems do not come easily.  We want to be told or shown how to resolve challenges.

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  • 01 Nov 2023

    How to start with Meditation

    Taking time out for meditation helps us re-balance our energies and put things in perspective.  Meditation does not have to be a lengthy, ‘mind altering’ process.

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  • 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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