Next week I give a talk on resilience in business. It’s a topic close to my heart, and one I’ve researched across several disciplines and fields. But the field that appeals to me most is resilience in human endeavour. I believe if we can understand resilience at a human level, we can apply it to many areas of life and business. And so, for over a year now, one story of human endeavour has mesmerised me: that of Vicky Phelan’s.
I write this in advance of a privileged occasion. The occasion is a meetup titled Neuroscience & Education. I have been invited to present a social initiative I am developing called the Winning Minds Movement – which provides educational solutions for children and young peoples mental wellbeing The invite came from a role model of mine – David Pollard – co-founder of Learning Tech Labs – the group I will present to. It’s a group of people who have provided great…
Just had the pleasure of meeting and talking with the inspirational Emma Murphy and I didn’t expect it would have been such an enjoyable and energising meet up It turns out we share many of the same passions in the areas of mental and physical wellbeing. Her life changed in 2015 when she posted a video on Facebook about an abusive relationship she had exited – and within 2 days ten million people had shared her story.
Death is a strange place for advice on mental wellbeing – But 27 year old cancer victim – Holly Butcher – shares hers before she left. Might be your most important read this year @MalieCoyne @AislingLCurtin @BeWellDoWell @NFitzPsychology @SunnyScattered https://www.independent.ie/life/im-27-now-i-dont-want-to-go-i-love-my-life-womans-inspirational-letter-posted-hours-after-her-death-is-the-most-powerful-thing-youll-read-today-36475278.html …
The Christmas period can be a time to reflect. Reflect on the highs and lows of the year gone by. What worked well – and not so well. But thank God it’s been a year of many highs. Our training company launched an annual awards gala to celebrate the success of our students in the hair beauty and fitness sectors