does anyone know where we are? 🗺

why getting lost isn’t the end of the world and what you can do about it

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what goes on irl (in real life) 😬

the Instagram version is not real life.

back to school 🏫

that September feeling is approaching...

rest 😴

7 things to know and do to help you do it well

not right now, thanks

reasons why the comfort zone has its place

at least you’ve got your health 🤪

and other really annoying things we say

are you a jack of all trades?

(being well-rounded is overrated)

learning from others

why conversations make such a difference

are you a control freak 🤪

how to compartmentalise control

don’t get your hopes up ⚽️

(sorry, but they already are)

are you living out what you value? 🤔

why knowing what matters to you, matters

happy national let it go day

what are you feeling the tug to let go of?

oh great, you’re doing so well

what to do when you don’t like your response

Hope Report 3

Quarter 1 2021

leaping to freedom

leaping to freedom

can you give too much praise?

how to remember that we each have a bank balance for our recognition

your 18-year-old self

the last time I will refer to recent celebrations

the hardest bit

in which I tell a birth story

nerves and nettles

the most important thing to do in uncertainty

this image really got me thinking

empty boxes and opportunity

you’re the winner! (except you’re not)

getting it wrong and taking responsibility

great eggs-pectations🥚

how to deal with disappointments and why age 47 might be tricky

what do you think about risk?

how just one sentence got me thinking differently

hopefully a humpday highlight

(why it’s called humpday and what we can do about it)

The Imitation Game💼

five reflections from the film

the one time when segregation might be a good thing

Why 8 seconds just isn’t enough

living in the imperfect present 🕰

(in short–it takes practice)

the wall has been hit 🧱

How the scientists are recognising the personal impact of the pandemic

what mistakes are you making? 🙈

four ways to make progress even when it is going wrong

Me + ⛵️ = 🤕 + 🌊 + 🤢

What to do when the conditions are against you

facts, truth and middle-earth

“He’s got a great deal more to offer than any of you realise, including himself”

who are the happiest people on earth? 🗺

Is there anywhere you have always wanted to go?

you’re missed

Something different today.

2021 — the only way is up🙌

Let’s not be depressing and start with a positive mindset.

how to handle your perfectionism👌

it’s all about the wabi-sabi🍜

how to spot if you’re a perfectionist

in short: you probably are

lessons for your younger self⏳

in memory of Tony Hsieh

currently practising gratitude through gritted teeth😬

remember that gratitude and thankfulness is far more than a hashtag, sentiment or even a festival in America. It has a lasting impact on you and those around you

life, liberty and the pursuit of eudaimonia (a rather deep one today)

Spoiler: there's more to your fulfilment than being happy

making leadership great again

Good leadership makes all the difference.

look back (but do it right)

It tends to get quite a bad press, but looking back is no bad thing, actually - as long as we do it for the right reasons.

Leadership Foundations

Being with a leader who is comfortable in their own skin, and comfortable with their part to play, is so appealing.

have you ever had helper’s high?

It feels good when we do good, doesn’t it? Apparently, we are actually hard-wired to do good.

Hope Report 2

We are continuing to focus our efforts on specific responses to the Covid crisis, both near and far.

there is room for you

Today's message is quite simple: there is room for you.


Can we switch our fixed mindset for a growth one? Or are we stuck with our inherited disposition forever?


When busy, busy, busy turns to overwhelm

who is your sidekick?

A sidekick walks alongside you, champions you, both serves and leads you.

you can’t do it on your own

I had an awful work day last week.

i think i have got a touch of fernweh…

At the time of writing, I am just getting ready to be allowed out the house after our two-week quarantine sentence

don’t look down

I'm OK in a plane (just about), and I'm actually OK when I'm in a zip wire and I know the floor isn't that far away.