Category Archives: help

Covert Narcissism: (4) Escaping Alcatraz

In Part 1 we looked at terminology & background to narcissism In Part 2 we started to look at traits & behaviours of covert narcissists In Part 3 we examined narcissistic patterns, behaviours & starting to break free In this … Continue reading

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Every Scar Tells a Story

Life is made up of adventures; of highs & lows: Some leave a mark on our body, Some leave a mark on our soul Some leave a mark on both. The event causing the scar may have been traumatic or … Continue reading

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High Risk Living?

Life has a habit of throwing us unwanted surprises every so often. For me it has been an 18-moth bout of depression & more recently, a heart attack & surgery. I would never have invited either of these into my … Continue reading

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Value For Money Or Price Per Head?

With the current emphasis on saving money in businesses, schools & the public sector, it is very easy to fall into the trap of thinking that less cost per head represents better value for money. Of course, if we can buy the same items for … Continue reading

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One Minute Book Review: Managing Oneself by Peter F Drucker

OVERVIEW A short, challenging yet encouraging easy-to-read 55 page booklet identifying the critical elements for making a success in our career & wider life. Managing ourselves effectively isn’t just about knowing yourself; it’s about knowing & understanding those with whom we work. A … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You

This is just a quick note to say a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who takes the time to read, look at or comment on my blog. I do appreciate every one of you & hope that something of what … Continue reading

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Sometimes We Just Need To Find A Place Of Peace & Calm

In a daily life that can be hectic, demanding, draining, confusing, challenging, sometimes we just need to find a place of calm so that we can recharge, rejuvenate & re-focus. Take care until next time …

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