A badge of honour – or denial?

The Mail on line recently published disturbing information* highlighting the serious effects and costs stress is having on businesses, the health service, and individuals and families. This is not really new, but why does nothing seem to change?


In some settings I am told, if you admit to stress you are quickly shown the door. Continue reading

“We’re not striving for perfection here . . . !”

Have you ever heard of exploding books?

The book

The book

The crafty among you will have done, but they were new to me.

What are they, and why are they?

In the Healing Arts group, as we folded, measured, cut and glued, our tutor added the most important  part of the instructions:

“We’re not striving for perfection here . . . !” Continue reading