Collaboration in the Health and Fitness Industry | Colin Gill | #LetsResetNormal

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Bristol and Swansea, United Kingdom Increasing restrictions imposed by the UK government over the weeks following the first reported cases of Covid-19 were intended to reduce the number of people in the community congregating in public. At first the restrictions included closing bars and restaurants. Health and fitness businesses saw a dramatic drop in people […]

The Silent Scream of Incarceration | Nikki J. Owen | #LetsResetNormal

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Formerly prisoner DO2572, United Kingdom On 22nd December 1978, aged 18, I was in the dock at The Old Bailey, charged with arson, endangering life, and intent to kill my mother. During my early teens my behaviour had become increasingly violent, culminating in burning down the family home. I was sent to Holloway Prison and […]

Homeschooling: A Teacher’s Perspective | Sam Heaton | #LetsResetNormal

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Sam is a high school English teacher from Manchester, United Kingdom The downsides of the coronavirus crisis are almost too many to mention. However, one major upside is that a sense of community has developed with people trying to help each other in any way they can. As a qualified teacher with experience of one-to-one […]

Fair Winds | Will Carnegie | #LetsResetNormal

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United Kingdom It was a New Year’s Eve that we knew we would never forget. The Southern Cross sparkled above us like a diamond necklace among a backdrop of billions of stars. Nine hundred miles to the south of us, above the landmass of Antarctica, the Aurora Australis danced, stirring a primal sense of awe. […]

Disabling Self-Isolation as a Liberation to Think | Dr Paul Darke | #LetsResetNormal

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Artist, and CEO of Outside Centre (Disability Organisation) We all often consider taking time out for ourselves; well, this is that moment. What do we want to do with that time out? Well, this is our opportunity to figure that out too. This current enforced ‘isolation’ and ‘social distancing’ is the time to acquaint yourself […]

Working from Home | Professor Peter Hawkins and Eve Turner | #LetsResetNormal

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Author Bio In these challenging and unprecedented times many of us are turning (even more) to virtual working. Whether this is as a coach, consultant, supervisor, team leader or CEO, we may have different experiences of doing this. Some of us may be experienced and feel relaxed; for others, this new way of working may […]

Is Peace of Mind Possible in the Midst of Chaos | Fiona Jacob| #LetsResetNormal

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Former medical director in Saudi Arabia, now living in Sweden Today, as coronavirus is sweeping the world, people react in different ways. Many people are afraid. Others are indifferent. Some seem to be striving to save themselves first, perhaps at the expense of others. Some people are showing extraordinary humanity, spontaneous compassion and genuine care. […]

Disruption, Chaos, and Balance… Paths to a New Normal | Travis Green | #LetsResetNormal

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Thailand I’m an American in Thailand, pretty organised, but the last few days have been an emotional and physical rollercoaster. We have been on the Coronavirus front line since mid-January since the Chinese are a huge part of Thailand’s tourism and Bangkok’s demographics. But it wasn’t until last week that the government started to heavily […]

It’s Good to Talk | Liz Walder | #LetsResetNormal

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Cardiff, United Kingdom What sets us apart within the animal kingdom is our ability to talk, listen and engage. Key to the development of the human being is the power of speech. Yet in the fast-paced twenty-first-century world, sometimes we have lost the power of speech. We engage with our smartphones and our mobile devices. […]