manager March 6, 2017 No Comments

5 ways to be more like a push puppet

Do you know what the toy in the photo is? These are called a number of things, I know them as push puppets – you push the bottom of the toy and it collapses; as soon as you release the pressure, it springs back to form again. My niece Sophie made this one for me and whilst it’s a toy for some, it’s a great reminder for me of what I need to do when struggles and chaos descend.

How often do you feel like collapsing? How hard is it to re-form once the pressure goes? We might re-form, but a couple of things have changed – in the example of the push puppet, the head will be the wrong way round and the legs a bit wonky.

Quite often though we don’t have a choice, we HAVE to completely re-form and we have to do it FAST.

How do we do this?

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manager September 20, 2016 No Comments

What are your quiet achievements?

From the ages of 5 years to 15 years I competed on stage in Speech & Drama competitions 61 times, that’s around 6 times a year.

Of the 61 times competing on stage, I received Honours (which means I scored over 80 out of 100) 40 times.

From the age of 5 years I was learning to take risks: I was way out of my comfort zone, I was being judged and I was learning to accept failure & success.

I attained Gold L.A.M.D.A (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) with Honours at 27 years.

Why am I telling you this?

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