Author Archives: Alex Kenmure

Can you have a shared society? A post about sharing to kick off 2017

It turns out that is has been 10 months since I last wrote something for this blog. I’d like to say it was simply because I’ve been busy (I have been), but truth be told the downside of making this … Continue reading

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A post on mindfulness

Normally I’d just re-blog this but for some stupid reason I can’t seem to find the button to do this…. so here is a link. A really lovely, powerful and thoughtful piece on the role of mindfulness in tackling depression … Continue reading

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Beyond redemption

I heard this term used recently and for some reason it has buried its way under my skin. Maybe it is because it suggests a murky side to my resilience thinking that I’ve been unwilling to explore, namely the idea … Continue reading

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Slack in the system

My very lovely and clever friend Charis Croft (@chariscroft) has been thinking a little bit about resilience and the role of redundancy in our professional and personal lives. Always a pleasure to hear her thoughts and have them enrich this … Continue reading

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Parklife

Originally posted on Lexie Runs:
[Written as part of Time to Talk Day, part of the anti-stigma campaign Time to Change, led by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness. As part of this, England Athletics have worked on #runandtalk, which seemed apt given the…

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Am I bothered?

“You know, when I think about all the people I know around here spending Christmas on their own, I wonder why we didn’t just get together and spend it with each other…..” So mused my GoodGym (www.goodgym.org) coach last week … Continue reading

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Healthcare leaders returning health to its rightful home

Originally posted on William Lilley:
My first blog of 2016 has to start with this great recent article by the former NHS man and independent Peer Lord Nigel Crisp. Published in the December edition of the British Medical Journal (which also contains…

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