I’ve survived…but a mate died and the other lost a leg.

I meet some fascinating people while auditing construction workers, and Jim, a site manager, was right up there with the very best. An amazing bloke. Whilst running through some paperwork Jim produced his CSCS card (a card that all operatives working on construction sites need). Primarily the card contains all of his skills and a [...]

By |2018-08-14T10:55:03+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Case Study, Real Stories Feature|0 Comments

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery; none but ourselves can free our minds

Redemption song. A classic song by Bob Marley and one England have seen unfolding in recent weeks, when the unheralded and unsung Gareth Southgate and his 23 men surpassed all expectations to reach a World Cup semi-final. There's been much written about Gareth Southgate - his consoling hug for a Colombian player, his waistcoats, his [...]

By |2018-07-16T19:20:52+00:00July 16th, 2018|Real Stories, The Tribe|0 Comments

How are stress and depression connected?

There's no doubt that stress can lead to depression and chronic stress to severe depression and it's a vicious circle - the things you need to do when you're stressed, like exercising and practising mindfulness, often give way to stronger, negative behaviours like taking drugs, comfort eating or heavy drinking.  Stress in small amounts can [...]

By |2018-07-10T15:14:40+00:00July 10th, 2018|Main Feature, Real Stories, The Tribe|1 Comment