Monday, May 29, 2017
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Feeling Like a Hot Mama

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How to Inspire Change by Listening to People Rather than Talking to Them

We don't listen enough Were you aware that not many people know how to properly listen? I know because I used to be in that bracket. Listening for me had always been in the past, and...
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My world today I experienced lack of communication first hand today. It wasn't the first time, though. As my communication skills have deepened and broadened it seems the world has slowly immersed into a little...
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My (quite controversial) definition of depression

Depression is a fucker Depression is a fucker. I mean it. It sucks the life out from us from right under our feet. One moment we're sitting there, happy, enjoying the sunshine and the warm...
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Absence at work – why mental health still isn’t talked about

Absence at work - My Son and his School I've just had to keep my son off School today. I hate keeping him off school because I always have to battle with the absence officer...

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