Hayley's Blog

Updates from Hayley's blog posts. 

Challenge complete! (for now)

And.... feel the relief! Presentation complete, paper confirmed as submitted. Challenge accepted and hopefully conquered. I originally said no more learning after my PGCE. Then I met a lovely lady offering a funded Masters and I thought one more learning challenge,...

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Superhero Complex

Superhero Complex

I'm Hayley and I have a super hero complex. A super hero complex is the uncontrollable urge to help, support, bend over backwards to save them. You take responsibility for other people's lives, emotions and decisions, fighting to make them happy daily. Fighting to...

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Knowing who we are

Our focus on learning, formed when we are children, is often centered on academic subjects - maths, english science. All valuable knowledge for the workplace, but outside of that, so is learning about ourselves. Knowing who we are, what we like, what we want from...

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Coaching workshop feedback

My first workshop about implementing coaching and training in the workplace on behalf of the local college went really well. In the short workshop, we talked about the difficulties of clear definitions of coaching and training, when coaching or training is the...

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Other people’s words

Have you ever noticed how people's words come into your mind at weird times? Today the words and actions of someone from years ago entered my mind. In the situation this person introduced everyone else by their name and job / qualification then introduced me as "just...

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Gratitude

Gratitude

£5, might buy you lunch, snacks... maybe even an item of clothing for those of you who are bargain hunters. How we feel about £5 is dependent on a few variables. For example1. In your bank / wallet or purse, you have £20 spare cash after paying bills. You fancy lunch...

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Wellbeing choices

Last night I had three hours disturbed sleep, I woke every hour until I got up at 3am. The problem is I often feel better on no sleep and I feel energised. But I did have a 20 minute 'nana nap' this afternoon because I was sitting down and the laptop battery died. All...

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Perception is personal

I have been captivated by the series 'The affair' from start to finish. I became hooked on the parallel stories of the characters and the portrayal of their so very different perception of how they experienced the situations. The sometimes completely opposite memories...

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Time to Change Wales

Looking forward to speaking to a group within NHS today, sharing my story on behalf of Time to Change Wales as one of their champions. Time to Change is a growing social movement working to change the way we all think and act about mental health problems. Many people...

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Mens Mental Health #Ask Twice

Mens Mental Health #Ask Twice

Check out Time to Change Wales Campaign for November in their battle to help men with their mental health Time to Change is urging people to Ask Twice if they suspect a friend, family member, or colleague might be struggling with their mental health. The simple act of...

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Merched Y Wawr

I'm used to saying yes then figuring out how to do it but what I need practice in is reading or taking on board the details. Tonight I rocked up to shadow a lovely champion for @timetochangewales as part of my induction and hadn't really spotted it was for Merched Y...

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