Bearing the Family Burden

Reading Angela’s piece on The Burden of Being the Feeling Bearer had me pause. For a while now, I’d forgotten this was my role growing up. I’d forgotten – conveniently – what a toll this took. But the reminder has been most timely. Only a week ago I was...

Truly Inspired

I’m working with someone recovering from a catastrophic medical emergency, veering between the dark days of discouragement and the lighter ones where a glimmer of hope shines through. Looking for inspiration for this person, I found this TED talk by Janine...

Floating

Floatworks pod F l o a t i n g.  Weightless, warm, quiet, soothed, calming. Inviting? Especially at the end of a long day, gruelling week, or perhaps middle of the day to boost creativity? I need no excuse to head to Vauxhall’s tube station and the few steps to...

What we can learn from athletes

A new book called The Golden Rules by Bob Bowman looks promising. Bob Bowman is a sports psychologist and swim coach, known for his work with one of the most decorated of Olympic athletes, Michael Phelps (22 medals, 18 of them gold). I don’t know if...