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The psychologists walking 100 miles to fight austerity’s impact on mental health

By Dawn Foster published by The Guardian:

For most psychologists, the working week is varied, but mostly predictable, with patient appointments, letters and clinical sessions. But for Stephen Weatherhead, a 37-year-old clinical psychologist working in Lancaster, and for a lot of other psychologists, this week is going to involve walking 100 miles from Leicester to London, sleeping rough, and meeting dozens of people along the way.

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Repeater authors in Cornwall next weekend with fastj&m

Repeater editors and authors will be in Cornwall next weekend for a series of events organised by fastj&m as part of the Penzance Literary Festival… 147 more words


Friday Links

Happy Friday! Last day of the week, I’m pretty much alone in the office, all the others are on leave due to sick parents, hen weekends and weddings, so it’s going to be a quiet day! 600 more words


Fable Friday: Coaching rookies for success

Almost 23 years ago I took a job as a consultant for a first-class sales training company, ActionSystems in Dallas, TX. I worked with some very talented people, which made my inexperience even more noticeable by contrast, and I was eager to become better at my job just to avoid the embarrassment of being an awkward rookie around these awesome people. 515 more words

Gregory LaMothe

Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Originally published at Warwick Knowledge Centre.

Journalism is a notoriously competitive industry, where, sad to say, factors such as gender, race, and class can still be a barrier to entry. 665 more words


Ikea chucks out the chintz and now they chuck out Gypsies

Ikea in Valley Park has been using security guards to vet the ethnicity of people arriving at the store’s car park and trying to ban anyone who appears to be a “Gypsy” from entering. 539 more words


A quick update on my first shopping experience

While I was researching non-GM food in the UK, I was surprised and happy to discover that Marks and Spencer, due to customer demand, offer non-GM products across their whole range. 308 more words