The Value of Grit There is a lot of talk around resilience these days, and as important a trait as it is, and as fantastic as it is to be having conversations around it -especially in the mental health arena, I personally much prefer the word ‘Grit’. Grit and Resilience are kind of one in the same, except grit for me has a much more scrappy and raw vibe, which better reflects what it means to have such a tenacious quality. Grit is, according to the dictionary, ‘courage and re
Hey...so I have been thinking lately about what life has taught me so far. Life lessons are a funny thing, because often you think you may have learned something, sorted something out or got a kind of 'take-away' from a situation, only for life to turn around next time and say 'Just kidding, what you learned last time..well that just doesn't apply any more, or at least not right now'. Life is a tricky code to crack.
Anyway...here are forty things I have learned so far in my