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Unhelpful Thinking Solutions @ 40+

Unhelpful Thinking Solutions @ 40+ (This information was sourced from Over the years, we tend to get into unhelpful thinking habits such as those described below. We might favour some over others, and there might be some that seem far… Continue Reading →

Challenge Your Gender Bias (Part 2)… at 40+

Challenge Your Gender Bias (Part 2)… at 40+ Having read Challenge You Gender Bias (Part 1), I’m glad you stuck around for Part 2. Gender bias or inequality is an issue in and around the workplace. Here are a few… Continue Reading →

Challenge Your Gender Bias (Part 1)… at 40+

Challenge Your Gender Bias at 40+ So, as a sort of continuation of my previous post, Stay At Home Dad, I wanted to ask you, yes YOU, whether you recognise Gender Bias in your own day to day thoughts and… Continue Reading →

Adoption at 40+

Apparently, being over 40 is a barrier to adoption. WRONG! In the five years between 2008 and 2013, 66% of adoptions were by the 40+ age group (Figures obtained from the leading London Voluntary Adoption Agency, CORAM). The British Association for… Continue Reading →

Raising Children at 40+

Raising Children at 40+ I cannot possibly cover the sheer size of the topic of raising children at 40+ in one digestible sitting, so I’ll try to break it down into bite size portions as much as possible (constantly referring to… Continue Reading →

Psychology Degree at 40+

Earning a Psychology Degree at 40+?…WHY? Well, if you’d have asked me a year ago when I applied to study Psychology at 40+, I’d have told you exactly what I wanted to do, and where, and why…. Fast-forward to today… Continue Reading →

Back to school at 40+

Back to school at 40+ Have you considered going back to school, college or university, in order to kick-start an entirely new career? Or maybe to retrain to move yourself higher up the ladder where you are already? Have you been… Continue Reading →

New Dad, Old Dad

So, from the title, you may have guessed what this post is about, no? New dad, old dad, that’s me. I’ve just been blessed with a little baby boy. A month old at time of publishing, July 2016, and I’m… Continue Reading →

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