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Resilio This is how sailors’ bodies are hardened against the sea, farmers’ hands are calloused, soldiers’ arms are strong enough for throwing javelins, runners’ legs are swift. In each case, what is exercised the most is the toughest. Seneca The devastation caused in New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 may seem a world apart from the overwhelming situation facing a barrister in central London. One involves an environmental disaster

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Practice post2021-06-09T11:30:03+01:00

Single-Session Therapy

What is single-session therapy? It’s where a therapist and client work together to help the client in one session, knowing that more help is available if needed. “where a therapist and client …” It involves two people. You and me. “work together …” It’s a joint endeavour. The work may feel like counselling, therapy, guidance, coaching, or mentoring. That will depend on what’s currently troubling you. We work together to

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Single-Session Therapy2021-02-04T19:31:03+00:00

Anti-burnout #2: Avoiding Covid Burnout

Feeling overloaded, out of control, or unrewarded? Or a bit out of touch with colleagues, sensing the unfairness of your situation, or being asked to do things that don't feel quite right? Welcome to Spring 2020 - worldwide lockdown. None of us have been exempt from coronavirus and its effects. Being ill, losing loved ones, experiencing the huge demands of lockdown and its consequences, both in personal and professional lives.

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Anti-burnout #2: Avoiding Covid Burnout2021-06-09T11:31:09+01:00

5 ways to check the signs of stress

Feeling stressed? Here’s a short five point guide to help you do a quick self-audit. Stress itself isn’t the problem. It’s a part of life. But excessive pressure in different areas of our lives can tip us into feeling overwhelmed at times. And when the heat’s on it’s easy to overlook what’s happening for us. Social The effects of stress show up in our relationships. How are we getting on

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5 ways to check the signs of stress2021-06-09T11:31:56+01:00

Anti-burnout #1: Recognising 12 steps to burnout

The last few weeks have been chaotic and alarming for pretty much everyone. Especially for medics and the vulnerable. Some groups are at high risk, but no-one is safe. Covid-19 does not discriminate. Even the young and healthy have been struck down. And vast tracts of the world are locked down in a silent dystopia. This is the first in a series of blogs on the overlaps between the social

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Anti-burnout #1: Recognising 12 steps to burnout2021-06-09T11:32:50+01:00
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