Close to home

The fight against stress, anxiety and depression it a tough one. As with all disease, it is very personal. There are no rest days, no breaks. What makes mental illness even more challenging is that it betrays you. You can no longer trust yourself, your thinking, your decisions or your emotions. You easily feel out […]

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Jumping the gun

It’s a way in which anxiety manifests in our lives. The opposite of anxiety is not peace, but patience. Patience is not passive. Patience is most captured at the moment before the gun goes off on a 100m final. All the muscles are tensioned. They are poised for a quick response. The mind is focussed, […]

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Reserves

It’s good to have some. With physical items, it’s easy to calculate the optimal level of reserves. We use stock turn-over, catastrophic loss or risk tolerances to determine adequate levels. With non-physical resources, science is much less exact. How resilient should we be when the business just isn’t working? How long do we keep training […]

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