Music on my commute to and from work

It’s been a while since I shared a playlist. I am not sure if anyone listens to them, but I really enjoy putting them together. With it being Mental Health Awareness week it is important to remind ourselves to give some attention to our mental health. One suggestion is to do something everyday that youContinue reading “Music on my commute to and from work”

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A bit of escapism

I Love to daydream. It takes me to a happy place, when I am feeling a little fed up. Most days foggy makes an appearance as I have mentioned before. That on the whole is fine, I have come to accept him and his negativity, he is me after all. Some days the things heContinue reading “A bit of escapism”

Have a Hug on Me

Everybody needs a hug, some of us more often than others. The restorative powers of a good heartfelt hug are amazing. If you are feeling out of sorts or mentally and physically drained, a proper hug will leave with a spring in your step and a song in your heart. A hug reminds you thatContinue reading “Have a Hug on Me”

An Easter Gift from Me to You

At the moment I seem to fluctuating between a positive week and a challenging week. This week has been a challenging one. Some of the projects I have running at work have been stumbling and faltering. Nothing unusual just the normal obstacles encountered when undertaking projects. Everything seems to be happening at once I supposeContinue reading “An Easter Gift from Me to You”

A shivering March Mix Tape

On this cold and snowy March morning I thought I would share my warming March mix tape. The music that has sat with me through this month of contrasting temperatures and moods. I put this together based on what has turned up on the radio or in shuffle on my phone. Music that has peakedContinue reading “A shivering March Mix Tape”

Music can change the way you look at your day

Following on from yesterday’s post I thought I would share some more of the music I have been listening to this month. It doesn’t matter whether the music is happy or sad, for me it connects me with the hear and now, it helps me to tune out the regrets of yesterday and the fearsContinue reading “Music can change the way you look at your day”

A Mixtape to Improve My Mood

This week has not been the worst or the most challenging week I have ever had but it was challenging all the same. This week has been a combination of interpersonal challenges, managing my time and workload in relation to being on holiday next week and planning for a busy month, with the addition ofContinue reading “A Mixtape to Improve My Mood”

Introducing The Wonders of Coaching and Reverend and The Makers

At the beginning of the week I had 2 wonderful telephone meetings with the coach that will be delivering the taught aspect of the coaching qualification we are hosting in March. I will be working alongside him getting a feel for delivering the course sometime in the future. As always a conversation with Anthony alwaysContinue reading “Introducing The Wonders of Coaching and Reverend and The Makers”

Unashamedly Proud Dad and fan

On 2nd January 2018 saw me and Lisa at the Sesh in The Polar Bear, Hull watching our eldest son play bass with Vialetters. Now this is the third gig we have seen them and only the 4th they have played. What a triumph it was. Easily the best gig they have played. They grabbedContinue reading “Unashamedly Proud Dad and fan”

My Album of The Year

As you all know from my blogs music plays an important part in my life. I take music with me wherever I go. Whether that be on my run, on the way to work, in my office and in the seminar rooms just before teaching. Music can provide a narrative to what is going onContinue reading “My Album of The Year”