Speak Week: finding your assertive voice

Posted on 6 February 2017 by Keith Lynch

The Speak Week campaign runs from 6-10 February and aims to raise the profile of the employee voice – your voice – and encourage you to share your views. It’s an opportunity for you to give your thoughts and ideas across a range of topics. If you haven’t already heard about Speak Week, you can
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Staff Counselling News!

Posted on 28 November 2016 by Tina Abbott

A New Way of Life…. I am writing to you to let you know that after almost ten years of working at Cardiff University, I have decided to leave my post as Staff Counselling Manager to pursue other interests. I moved house a year ago, and with my partner, I have a couple of businesses
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National Poetry Day

Posted on 8 October 2015 by Tina Abbott

Today is National Poetry Day and so I want to share with you a short selection of my favourite poems. The Lightest Touch captures for me the essence of poetry in a very beautiful way. The next two – Loaves and Fishes, and All the True Vows – are by David Whyte, a fabulous writer
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Self-care: put your own oxygen mask on first

Posted on 4 October 2015 by Tina Abbott

Continuing in the same vein as my last post, I thought I would share with you an excellent concept I discovered on the Explore and Walk course I recently attended: ‘put your own oxygen mask on first’. We all know this comes from cabin crew instructing us on aircraft crash protocol, but I do feel
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