Suicide Watch

A man committed suicide in Telford recently. He jumped off the ledge of a multi-story car park and it was in the news because eye-witnesses reported an excited bunch of… read more »

Stressed-out schools: what to do?

Marc Smith is both a teacher and a chartered psychologist and he recently wrote about stress in schools in The Guardian. ‘Sadly,’ he says, ‘many of the stress management techniques… read more »

Hero or Host?

She was talking about changing attitudes to leadership in her business – one of the larger world development charities. The first difference was that she was an elected leader –… read more »

A Top Sportman’s Depression

Mike Yardy had reached his career goal. The cricket all-rounder was in the England team for the World Cup in India. But instead of feeling excitement, he was stuck in… read more »

Wellbeing’s no joke!

Jamie Masada is a businessman – and founder of the US Laugh Factory chain of comedy clubs. And while he likes to laugh (and to balance his books,) he also… read more »

How mindful is your boss?

‘Office relationships have changed recently,’ says my friend. ‘It’s all become much more unpleasant.’ Why? She says her boss is too full of her own stuff to hold anyone else…. read more »

The forming mind in Gaza

In thirty years’ time, whatever the situation, I predict a shortage of peacemakers in Gaza and here’s the reason why: we’ve been careless with the childrens’ minds. Israel insists it… read more »