It’s life, but not as we know it: virtual meetings in lockdown

In the age of lockdown, Zoom has been a lifesaver for keeping in touch with friends and colleagues, but don’t expect to replicate ‘common-place’ meetings.  Given that virtual work meetings look as though they’re going to be with us for some time to come, it might be worth considering what we can do to make …

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Having enough

This is a scene that we’ve traditionally seen occasionally at Christmas, yet it’s becoming a feature of our daily life familiar in the current crisis.  It might easily be dismissed as evidence of greed or selfishness.  I think of it more as a symptom of fear. Don’t get me wrong, I understand that if you …

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Too many emails? Can’t switch off? Time for a #phonefast

  Sunday evening sees this twitter activity Sustaining resilience is all about developing helpful habits. Monday morning: I’m pretty well prepared for my trip to a conference in Manchester.  All I have to do is to pack my suitcase and organise lunch.  I unplug my phone from its charger and turn it on.  The usual …

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