9 04, 2020

Home Isolation – 4 Months and counting…

By |2020-04-09T18:34:37+00:00April 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anxiety is a word that we probably all have some understanding or experience of, whether it ranges from a feeling of worry, nervousness or unease, to our heart racing and feeling sweaty and shaky.  Often anxiety can actively change our responses or behaviour and there are of course those that [...]

7 03, 2020

Developing confident management skills

By |2020-03-07T09:47:58+00:00March 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

For most of us, our confidence fluctuates. While we may be an assertive and self-assured person in our home and social lives, our confidence at work is highly dependent on the environment in which we are operating, the position we have and the roles and responsibilities we are tasked with. [...]

10 02, 2020

Does digital technology rule your life?

By |2020-02-20T11:58:24+00:00February 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Did you know that rarely are we ever more than a couple of metres away from our mobile phones? I know that this is certainly the case for me! And if you’ve ever lost your phone, I bet you’ve experienced that genuine feeling of panic when you realise it’s [...]

2 12, 2019

Safeguarding Know-how

By |2020-02-20T11:58:24+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you work with children in any capacity, are you receiving the correct level of safeguarding training?  This month we hear from our expert Michelle Nightingale, as she sets the record straight: "It is important that all staff receive a minimum of Level 2 safeguarding children training if they have minimal [...]

7 11, 2019

Staff wellbeing… Let’s get serious

By |2020-02-20T11:58:24+00:00November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Many of us are working in professions that demand a lot of resources from ourselves as staff members, as we prioritise those in our care.  So, what about the wellbeing of staff - yourself included?  We need to take this just as seriously, especially if we want to be [...]

8 10, 2019

World Mental Health Day 2019

By |2020-02-20T11:58:24+00:00October 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

World Mental Health Day will be here on Thursday 10th October 2019. This is a wonderfully useful opportunity to raise and add to the wider discussion about mental health, whether that's in the workplace or in your personal life.  In recent years mental health awareness has certainly been [...]

30 07, 2019

Beating the Summertime blues

By |2020-02-20T11:58:24+00:00July 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Summertime blues might sound like a strange phrase but it's not unusual for many people to struggle.  As summer approaches there's often a sense of excitement and anticipation! If you've been looking forward to the summer for a while, the reality can sometimes let you down.  Here are [...]

13 06, 2019

Self-Esteem… Is it really a big deal?

By |2020-02-20T11:58:24+00:00June 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Many of the topics I blog about could be explored for hours, and therefore choosing which path to go down is always a challenge in itself... That is certainly the case with this one! A number of the courses we run merely touch on self-esteem however I want to highlight [...]