What does it mean to be strong when we're older?

I’ve always been intrigued by people’s general beliefs around what it means to be strong. They often say words to the effect of it meaning having a ‘stiff upper lip’, not being influenced by emotions, being slightly detached, having a forceful personality. Other words I heard being associated with ‘being […] Read more »

Redundancy: challenge and opportunity

Christmas is such a strange time.  For some people it is an opportunity to spend time with the people they love; for others, it can be a lonely time. But December is also often the time businesses choose to make people redundant and that can be very scary. I’ve been […] Read more »

What is self-confidence?

I’ve always been fascinated by people who are clearly self-confident.  How do you know when you meet a genuinely confident person?  What do you believe they’re like when no-one is looking?  I’ve come across a number of beliefs – or perhaps I should say ‘myths’ – that people hold about […] Read more »