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This a blog that continues the series that I’m writing on grief. From my previous blogs youare aware that I lost my Dad to cancer about 6 weeks ago. My previous blog can be found athttps://thesej.co.uk/how-do-i-cope-with-bereavement/I’ve talked about how when my mum passed away about 16 years ago that it hit me hard,and how this...
Now that we are moving out of lockdown there is a lot of talk about us moving to somethingcalled ‘hybrid working”. This means that for some of us instead of being in the office or atwork 5 days a week, we’ll be moving to something of a hybrid. Some days at work and somedays working...
This blog is going to make up a continuing series, as I really feel to share with you myjourney through grief, and how the SEJ process has helped me. I’m hoping this may help youtoo. You can find my previous blog at https://thesej.co.uk/how-do-I-deal-with-grief/ This week has been a strange week as we’ve been busy organising...
I spoke in one of my previous blogs about how the SEJ supported me with dealing with therecent death of my father. (https://thesej.co.uk/helping-deal-with-grief/)I’d like to expand on this as over the last week as we’ve began to deal with the FuneralDirectors, going through photos of dad for the order of service, and all the other...
This is a very interesting question, as I don’t think it has a single answer. If you ask a range ofpeople, you will get a range of answers; from having lots of money and a big house throughto spending more time with the family. In between these 2, you will probably have otheranswers such as...
At what point in our life did we decide that we would no longer have fun?This is a question I have been pondering a lot on recently, as most people that I speak todon’t enjoy their work, and just look at as something that must be done to pay the bills.Not everyone, as there are...
This week I found an article on the internet while doing some research into the howemployee’s moods affect their performance. It was a report from the World EconomicForum outlining research showing that the happier we are, the better we perform. “How are you feeling? Your answer to this deceptively simple question will likely determinehow productive...
I’ve spoken to many people over the years around how they can deal with an issue or anevent in the past that is causing them to feel sadness or grief today.A common question that is asked is “How can I go back and deal with the issue?” The answer to this is very simple: “We’ll...
As an educator, I have seen first-hand how young people can suffer from mental andemotional distress but did not have the necessary skills to cope or manage themselves. Itdoes not matter what the issue is, they feel unable to take appropriate action. They wait along time for support services to help them and sadly it...
I have been speaking with quite a few people over the last couple of months, and all ofthem tell me they are stressed with work. Be it the never-ending video calls, the balancingof work and childcare, the fear COVID, the fear of what will come once the furlough schemeends, or just the feeling of being...
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