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Public sector organisations for which I have delivered training include:

Animal Health
Barking and Dagenham Council
Barnardo’s
Blackpool Social Services
Brighton and Hove NHS Trust
British Council, Brussels
British Council, Lisbon
British Council, London
Claremont Fan School
Connexions
DEFRA
Derby Hospitals NHS Trust
East and North Herts NHS Trust
European Commission
Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
Heatherwood and Wexham NHS Trust
Homes for Haringey
Hull City Council
Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
Marie Curie Cancer Care
NSPCC
Relate
RSPCA
Southend University Hospital NHS Trust
St Leonards-Mayfield School
Strathclyde University
Surestart
The Guinness Partnership
The Post Office
The Red Cross
University of Cardiff
University of Ireland
University of Aberystwyth
University of London, Birkbeck
University of Roehampton
University of Strathclyde
University of York

 

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We shroud ourselves in beliefs that help us feel secure. One of these is that things tomorrow will be the same as they were yesterday. But the idea that things don’t change is a delusion, that is all.

Nothing wrong with that, but it is best to recognise it, and to keep an open mind about what will happen next. The greater our need to keep things the way they are, the greater the risk of disappointment and even neurosis.

Trying to control the uncontrollable is unpleasant for us, and those around us.

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Selective Optimism for Pessimists

There are advantages to optimism that are worth considering, but some people are put off because they don’t want to be disloyal to negativity.

Optimism and pessimism are generally seen as opposites, but that doesn’t mean they are mutually exclusive; learning optimism does not mean abandoning negativity. If that is what turns you on, stick with it.

If you tend towards a pessimistic outlook, how about learning selective optimism? That way you can get the benefits and still be true to your negativity.

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