Loneliness is or can be a (sometimes silent) killer. It is a complex and usually unpleasant emotional response to isolation or lack of companionship. You can be surrounded by millions of people and feel the utmost loneliness through lack of connection to other people. I hear London being called a lonely city all the time and that is one big place. It can be triggered by times of the year or it can be an ongoing issue highlighted by some event or something someone says or just there staring you in the face.
2016 was a tough year for a lot of people. We all need to try to be bolder, face our challenges, not be afraid to ask for help. Together we can survive this.
A weekend away with old friends and new. It always surprises me how a little bit of magic can happen amongst people when you set them free and give them a place to call home for a while.
Public speaking is scary. Making a presentation can be hell for some people. Even hearing the word can make people quake in their boots. I am in the business of hosting, organising, creating and giving presentations and workshops, I get to speak to a lot of people about this topic and know lots of people thoroughly dislike it. So I thought I’d pass on some of what I know. I hope it helps. Note: This post is not about crafting a workshop, just things you can do to be a better, less nervous presenter.
Well, in a way yes, but it is not always what we think it is and because we humans are really complex creatures, I don't think there is a way for everyone to be happy all of the time or even some of the time. Happiness requires a paradigm switch and hard work. Not only … Continue reading True Happiness, does it exist?
During an ad hoc decluttering session, I came across a few old letters (some from dear old mum, sniff sniff) and some photo's (Be careful, I may post some old pics of people I know out there...). So I excitedly set about hunting down and contacting some of those delightful people and to my surprise … Continue reading Nostalgia, it ain’t what it used to be…
Life is a bitch, we need to look after each other more. Reach out and show someone you care.