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Jul 6, 2020

Welcome to Episode 45.

Nearly four months after the UK - where I live - went into lockdown due to Covid-19, and as last week more businesses, such as hairdressers and pubs, have been allowed to re-open and plans for the full re-opening of schools in September were announced, my levels of fear are higher than ever. ...

Mar 23, 2020

Season 1, Episode 30 (23rd March 2020)

Simple wellbeing activities to do during Coronavirus school closures

Welcome to episode 30.  Wow, what a week! In the UK, we have had daily updates on drip-fed changes with about as much clarity as you would expect when attempting to scuba-dive in a muddy pond. All schools are now...

Mar 9, 2020

Welcome to episode 28.  A few weeks ago, I published an episode about healthy coping mechanisms in which I talked openly about some difficult times I went through and how I’d got through these with the strengths (and emotions) of hope, love and gratitude.

Today, I’m going to share some of the emotions running...

Feb 3, 2020

Welcome to episode 23. I find myself in a pensive mood as I record this episode.  The 31st January was a very difficult day for me and millions of others, and the 3rd of February - today - marks the 10 year anniversary of one of the most traumatic days in my family’s life.  

At this point, I need to give you a trigger...

Dec 30, 2019

Welcome to episode 18. 

This is going to be another shorter than usual episode as I am taking a rest from work and study over the festive season and preparing for a New Year’s Eve party with friends.  I hope you have taken a well-earned break this Christmas holiday, too!

So often, at this time of year, we turn our...