As a parent, manager and mediator, my mission has always been making myself redundant. Seem strange? Especially as I am someone that needs to be needed and as a self-employed person only earn money when people to use my services. So why do I have this seemingly self-destructive tendency? It’s a choice between leaving a…

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sticking your neck out

Thinking about sticking your neck out and changing things? Feeling reluctant and a bit ashamed of being scared? Don’t be. Humans naturally resist change. Evolution¬†hardwired us to be wary when our surroundings are different. This instinct has meant humanity has survived. Yet sometimes, sticking your neck out is the only way to move forward. We…

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moving out and moving on

The temperature’s rising, the pollen count is high and exams are stressing parents and students. ¬†Lurking under the surface is the knowledge that life is going to change dramatically after exams. People expect everyone to welcome¬†moving out and moving on. So no one wants to mention fears or problems. Everyone puts on a relentlessly positive…

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