@IDT50

soon my work will be unwaged…

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@IDT62

its just so taboo to talk about mental illness…

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@IDT48

I am trying to find empathy working in mental health…

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@IDT47

its a real honour to work as a therapist…

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@IDT46

Take a break..

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@IDT45

how to get round internal resistance….

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@IDT46

being of service matters…..

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@IDT30

I had to find something meaningful…..

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@IDT5

recognising what you can and can’t do….

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@IDT4

work is like the Matrix and you need to keep grounded….

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@IDT3

you realise that everyone is going through the same problems….

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@IDT2

it’s great to get one over and save somebody their job….

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@IDT

I’m probably doing OK really….

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Hardworking ™

This week I will mainly be arguing against working hard.

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The R Word

I am not what you could call a poster girl for optimism.

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@Freud

Blogging has become the only show in town if you want to say something about the reality of work. In an age of organisational failure,

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Wish you were here

I have mixed feelings about holidays.  Having survived the workplace equivalent of SAS training,   three weeks of commuting in a heat wave, turns out that civilisation does not in fact rest on my sweaty shoulder pads and that I am free to go on holiday. Chin tremblin moment,

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when being right is not enough

Surviving Work is back in London, fresh as a middle aged gazelle back from the International Study for the Psychoanalytic Society of Organisations conference. 7.30am social dreaming plus jazz karaoke, two words and one psychic nightmare later,

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@resilience63

what does anyone know about resilience really?

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@resilience263

don’t take it too personally when…

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@resilience260

having the support of others

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@resilience254

how could I teach my children about bullying?

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@resilience246

just fight your corner

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@resilience248

not compromising your principles

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@resilience233

the less bitchy you are the easier life becomes

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@resilience243

standing up strong for what you believe in

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@resilience60

it’s about knowing yourself

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@resilience53

it’s about looking after yourself

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@resilience47

ability to control your actions

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@resilience38

I know it can be improved by talking to people

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@resilience32

I’d like to see it in teacher training

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@resilience29

whatever you use to cope with stress

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@resilience26

its about other people

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@resilience23

not doing things you dont want to do

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@resilience20

you are valuable

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@resilience47

Not killing your family

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@resilience54

Perseverance
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@resilience244

Just finding a way of keeping going
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@resilience1

I’ve got a middle of the road resilience
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The Resilience 12 Steps

I’m a big fan of AA  because it’s got some rules and sometimes I need a good talking to. The delinquent loon that lives inside me does not rationalize, no nice parental calm explanatory stuff here.

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A spoonful of narcissism

Last week I saw my shiney digital entrepreneur non-mentor. He’s doing great and I mean that. As the poster boy for self-confidence dripping with a healthy sense of himself I look upon him with genuine awe, as a creature from a different gene pool.

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Blogging for neurotics

One year on from the original Surviving Work blogs and I’ve learned a lot about surviving work through blogging. As a life-long member of Team Neurotic I had never before wanted to communicate my internal dialogue with anyone I don’t share an exact DNA match.

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Campaign for me

Sometimes, we can be our own worst enemy – putting ourselves down and not standing up to that voice that says “loser”.

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It’s the way that you do it

If you’re working poor or witnessing the demise of your career you’ve got to ask yourself why work?

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Radical Resilience

Resilience is the ability to cope with and adapt to difficult situations, a squaring up to life and a fundamentally realistic concept that acknowledges the world as it is (extraordinarily rubbish at times).

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Internet Charm School

Are you guilty of angry emails at 10pm after a night out? Do you trawl your way through your inbox looking for an opportunity for righteous vengeance?

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