Anxiety

Anxiety is just a form of fear,  usually associated with the thought of a threat or something going wrong, resulting in a horrible, debilitating feeling of fight or flight and sheer panic. Life is full of potential stressful events and it is normal to feeling a little fearful about everyday things every day.  But with anxiety this fear is heightened to the max.  Often there can be a single trigger or event that raises anxiety levels, this is the most common form and not many go through life without feeling anxiety at some point. Some of the physical things that…

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You’re retired not expired

So what did you do at the weekend?…. So what did you hear? (you’re only old once.  You’re retired, not expired) Never stop living!

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Don’t Quit

When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high and you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but do not quit. Life is strange with it’s twists and turns, as every one of us will soon learn and many a failure turns about when he might have won had he stuck it out; So don’t give up though the pace seems slow, you may succeed with another blow. Success…

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Today is World Suicide Prevention Day – Reach out and Speak up

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day…  Thankfully we are living in a time where the stigma of mental health is melting (slowly but surely) partly due to the fact, that we seem to have just realised, that us humans are actually all made of the same stuff! and that their really isn’t much difference in us all!  NO ONE will go through this life without having different levels and forms of mental health problems, some will seem to have more, some will seem to have less, but we will all have them if we are honest enough to admit it.…

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What’s your Game Plan?

I’m sure not too many teams just show up and hope for the best.  Behind any successful team, business and even relationship –  is teamwork, planning, dedication, looking and striving towards the same goal –  knowing your direction. Just like in life, in order to get the most out of it, you’ve got to know where you’re going in order to get there. We are all players in this game of life.  But are many of us really thinking about the end goal? or if we are, are we running with the ball in the wrong direction?.  What’s your plan…

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