Out of the frying pan and away from the fire. My reflections on #OTGSP

This is a guest post by Emma Kate Ross, an attendee at #OTGSP — our recent event for World Suicide Prevention Day. Emma works for Kelly’s Cause Foundation, a charity dedicated to supporting those working within the hospitality industry.A chef plates meals in a kitchen.Your comfortable Thursday afternoon, surrounded by your safe, familiar environment is pierced and you [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep13

RipplesHello and happy Friday. It’s blustery. Its a bit rainy. It’s definitely autumn now.Gif: Winnie the Pooh on a blustery dayIt’s been a pretty good week, no major issues or worries, some progress made and some good conversations. I’m not sure I’ve had any big feels or epiphanies this week, but lets start writing and see [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep12

Gif: a red pennant that reads ‘Nebraska’Hi there, it’s Friday and I’m writing my weeknotes! I’ve been getting late with this and for the past couple of weeks it’s taken me until Monday to get them done, which I haven’t enjoyed because I like to write as a way to mentally process the week.Anyway, here [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep11

It will ripple.Gif: A drip of water ripples in a still pool.Ok, here we are again. It’s Monday.As I speak a 6 year old is running rings around me, literally and figuratively (yes, on a Monday). He is stealing lemons from the fruit bowl and chewing at the rind, jumping on his trampoline, running to the bottom [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep10

Thou shalt see that it is barren.I started writing this on Friday night, from my bed, in front of Drag Race. But somehow it never got finished over the weekend. Well not quite ‘somehow’ — we were very busy tidying and moving furniture around — and in the evenings I was too tired to think about writing. So here we [...]

Nonotes 11/8–23/8 — Feedback.

Writing notes even though I’ve been offI’ve been away for a week and a bit of holiday, so there haven’t been any notes, but things still happen and life moves forward even when you’re on holiday.And now it’s Sunday, I’ve got Sunday dreads. Things are pinging around my head so writing them down seems like a [...]

World Suicide Prevention Day

A picture of a Frog on a rock taken at One Team Gov Well-being Camp in 2019.One Team Gov are running two events for #WSPD2020, find out more and get involvedWhat’s going on?One Team Gov are running two events for World Suicide Prevention DayThese will be held virtually on 19 August and 10 September 2020What do we need?Mental Health [...]