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The “Now Normal” – retelling organisational tales

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May 13th, 2020

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A couple of years ago I became fascinated with fairy tales and the impact they had on my childhood. Acting on my curiosity I came across Enchantment by psychoanalyst Bruno Bettelheim. A concentration camp survivor, Bettelheim dedicated his life to helping traumatised children, many of whom were survivors of the holocaust. Through this work he […]

Roffey Park’s support for you and your organisation: together we can get through this

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March 20th, 2020

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As COVID-19 continues to spread uncertainty across the world, the health and safety of our clients, participants, employees and suppliers is our number one priority. We wanted to share some of the steps Roffey Park Institute is taking to support you over the coming few weeks. We’re going virtual and online for now We are […]

Taking your PULSE for 2020: A framework for thinking and decision making.

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December 23rd, 2019

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I am writing this blog from a lodge. Christmas is everywhere here. Peat burning in the roaring fire next to me, twinkling lights abound, soft hues of green, red and gold are creating a relaxed, festive atmosphere, add in the effect of a steaming hot coffee and all the ingredients are present for warmth and contentment. […]

The Inner Critic – creating your own self-esteem

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December 2nd, 2019

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He keeps me awake all night worrying about the future, chiding me for my mistakes. Planning for my inevitable downfall. Noticing how bright and attractive everyone is and how I become insignificant in their presence. He pounces on any evidence that backs up his negative opinions of me and ignores any suggestion that he might be […]

Critical Thinking in the age of Fake News – how can it support our mental health.

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October 9th, 2019

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Mental health has always been at the heart of what we do here at Roffey Park. Our original purpose was to support health and well-being in the working population after the trauma of the second world war. Mental health is still something that we are challenged with in the workplace, but also within society more […]