Making sense of things – by Dr Dee Gray

For many years, I have worked with people who are struggling with something or other, often the struggle is borne from a previous experience, and the challenge for many is about acceptance of what was emotionally painful and unfair. Making sense of these experiences...

Best self by Dr Dee Gray

Who any of us are at our core is often hidden, from ourselves as well as others. Experience often shapes what we are prepared to share in our friendships, our relationships and with those we spend a lot of time with, our work colleagues. We learn from an early age...

Creativity and Wellbeing by Katherine Fiona Jones

Hello everyone and welcome to the wonderful words of our guest blogger Katherine Fiona Jones. We are very fortunate to have Katherine’s incredible talent as part of our extensive expertise, her creative insight helps us all to see the world in more meaningful...

Identifying meaning by Pippa Gough

It is wonderful to welcome our guest blogger Pippa Gough to share her thoughts about finding meaning in what we do. Meaning is a cornerstone of salutogenic theories, and is arguably the most important factor in sustaining resilience and wellbeing. If you can truly...

Making jolly good sense by Dr Dee Gray

I began writing this blog with the following few sentences … ‘Resilience is important in the lives of front line staff, as possessing it contributes towards endurance of a demanding work role. Interventions that help to develop resilience by strengthening the...