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Has the governing body given attention to the institution’s policies and actions in relation to students’ mental health?

David Williams the Leadership Foundation’s governance web editor, highlights one area where governing bodies may need to give increased attention following the recent report from HEPI, on the students’ mental health. 679 more words


Effective solutions for failing relationships

Effective solutions for failing relationships

28 September 2016

It is never very comfortable to feel that one is failing at something in life. When it comes to a relationship failing, we can all bring out some pretty special defence systems that keep us away from this recognition: ‘Of course, I’m not perfect, but this really is all his/her fault’; ‘What do you mean we never talk? 646 more words


The many faces of vulnerability. Why vulnerability isn't always what we expect.

The other day I wrote a post about the challenges of vulnerability and why it can be so hard for us.

Funnily enough, this morning I was really in touch with my vulnerability. 270 more words


Hello Baby:Encouragement for New Parents (or Any Parent)

This weekend I am attending a baby shower for one of my closest friends. I know her and her partner are absolutely over the moon to be welcoming their first child, but I have no doubt there is a lot of nervousness too. 329 more words

Mental Health

The antidote to worry

Phillipians 4: 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. 447 more words


Only Breath

Daily Poem from the Poetry Chaikhana

Only Breath

By Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi
(1207 – 1273) English version by Coleman Barks

Not Christian or Jew or Muslim, not Hindu… 121 more words


Why I am "Fine" - something personal

I went to a talk about mental health awareness today, and how it is stigmatised and 40% of Australians think that depressed people are dangerous, when in fact, they are the most targeted. 397 more words